Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
19/07/2024 12:00
£54,707 pa
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Social Work - Adult Service
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Adult Mental Health Team, Jarrow
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Number of posts:
Closing date:
19 Jul
Further Information
This post is restricted to current employees of the Council

Team Manager (AMHP)
Adults and Integrated Care Services, Mental Health Team
£54,707 pa
About the Role:

To further strengthen our South Tyneside Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Service, we are looking to appoint a highly motivated Mental Health Manager, who will take responsibility for promoting and governing excellent strengths-based practice and developing excellent practitioners.
Working closely with our Service Manager for LD, Preparation for Adulthood MH -AMHP Lead you will directly manage the Mental Health team, ensuring the local authority maintains its statutory responsibilities under the Mental Health Act. This is a great opportunity to help lead our newly established service whilst ensuring every member of the team is working towards our new shared vision for Adult Social Care.
About You:
As a qualified AMHP yourself, you will have a passion to lead person centred strengths-based practice, embracing opportunities for innovation and have the desire to develop best practice. 
Having significant post qualification experience, you will want to work for a service that believes that people are at their healthiest and happiest when they are supported to remain independent, close to the people they love and who love them, in the neighbourhoods and communities they call home.
This role is a great opportunity for someone with the right drive and ambition to join our highly motivated leadership team.  The successful applicant will share our enthusiasm, contributing to and influencing improved performance at an individual, team and service level. 
For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Tracey Bage, Service Manager- LD, Preparation for Adulthood, MH – AMHP Lead on (0191) 4244080.
We offer an excellent benefits package and further information is available here - www.southtyneside.gov.uk/workinghere 
South Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.  We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) disclosure will be sought along with other relevant pre-employment checks.
For those posts where there is a requirement to either work in or enter a Care Quality Commission Regulated Care Home (CQC) it would be preferred but optional, that you have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (unless medical exempt) as a condition of employment.
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Closing date: Noon, 19 July 2024