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Approved Mental Health Social Worker x2 - Permanent Opportunity

Job Type:
Permanent
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Adult Services, Mental Health, Adult Safeguarding
Seniority:
Social Worker, Senior Social Worker
Region:
South West, South East
Location:
Slough
Salary:
£33,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted:
12/09/2018
Job Ref:
SAHA-77331

Approved Mental Health Social Worker x2 - Permanent Opportunity - Slough - £33,000 - £37,000pa 

We require an approved Social Worker / Approved Mental Health Practitioner to work in a Adults Mental Health Team Permanently in Slough.  

As a Social Worker you will undertake all statutory roles and functions of an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP); approved and authorised under the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended 2007). Provide a comprehensive social work and care coordination service to adults with mental health needs, specifically those with Psychotic disorders and within a defined service area.  

Successful applicants will have proven case work experience in working with adults with mental health needs and related social difficulties, including child/young person/adult safeguarding protection issues.  

Benefits as a Approved Mental Health Practitioner:

  • Flexible working 
  • Good rate of pay 

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Worker (AMHP's) will be responsible for undertaking Mental Health Act Assessments in accordance with the Mental Health Act 1983 (as revised in 2007). 
  • Applicants will also be expected to deal with Vulnerable adults, homelessness referrals and safeguarding referrals that arise out of office hours.  
  • You will be working collaboratively across all disciplines to continuously promote the needs of this client group and provide a service when it is indicated that without the provision of a service an adult would suffer significant harm or hardship.  

Requirements as a Approved Mental Practitioner:

  • MUST be AMHP qualified
  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Contact Details:
Tel: 0161 974 1674
Contact: Sam Hather

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