Social Worker (Mental Health)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 12/02/2019 23:59
£27,358 - £30,756 /£32,233 – £36,153 grade 9/grade11
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Care - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
within one of the Mental Health teams
Post Number:
Closing date:
12 Feb
Further Information

Adult and Health Services
Adult Care- Mental Health

Social Worker (Mental Health)/Approved Mental Health Professional

Temporary until 1/5/2020 subject to the return of the substantive postholder)

Salary: £27,358 - £30,756- £32,233 – £36,153 p.a.
i.e. pre-progression Grade 9/ post -progression Grade 11
£35,229- £39,002 p.a. (Grade 12) for Approved Mental Health Professional status

Vacancy no: AHS/19/33

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed Social Worker/Approved Mental Health Professional to deliver care co-ordination for people who experience severe and / or enduring mental health difficulties.

We currently have a full time temporary vacancy within our Easington integrated Community Psychosis Team.

The Community Intervention Teams (CITs) provide an integrated health and social care approach to support people with severe and enduring mental health problems and their carers. These functional teams provide statutory (Care Act 2014) and specialist interventions on behalf of both Durham County Council and Tees Esk and Wear Valley’s NHS Foundation Trust.

The successful applicant will join a multi-disciplinary team of workers who are committed to providing a flexible and effective service to people with psychosis disorders.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Social Work qualification i.e. DipSW, CSS or CQSW or equivalent and either be a qualified AMHP or be willing to train as an Approved Mental Health Professional.

Applicants must hold or be applying for HCPC registration.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For more information please contact:

Gillian Cotts, Team manager, on tel 0191 527 5050 email g.cotts@nhs.net

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 18/2/2019.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the HR Operations & Data Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: hrAHS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means

Please note
This job is closed for applications.