Social Worker (Mental Health)/AMHP

Job Summary
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Closed for applications on 19/08/2018 23:59
£27,358 - £30,756 - £32,233 – £36,153 (pro rata for part-time) pre-progression Grade 9/ post -progression Grade 11
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Social Care - Adult Service
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within one of the Mental Health teams
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19 Aug
Further Information

Adult and Health Services
Adult Care- Mental Health

Vacancy no: AHS/18/240

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

We currently have a number of permanent vacancies, both full time and part time within our integrated community Psychosis and Affective mental health teams.

The posts are located across County Durham and we would invite those interested in working within the locality to contact the lead officer for further information on locations if required.

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 applicants will join multi-disciplinary teams of workers who are committed to providing a flexible and effective service to people with affective/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:

Simon Owens, Consultant Social Worker on 07747 486718 or 0191 594 5856 email:

It is anticipated that interviews will be held week commencing 10th September 2018.

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

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

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This job is closed for applications.