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Social Worker - AMHP

Job Type:
Temporary
Sector:
Social Work
Category:
Adult Services, Mental Health, Adult Safeguarding, Adults Hospital
Seniority:
Social Worker
Region:
London
Location:
Lewisham, London
Salary:
£35 to £35 per hour
Salary Description:
Up to £35 per hour
Posted:
23/03/2021
Job Ref:
LDA-129889

Social Worker - AMHP - Lewisham - £35 per hour

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experience Social Worker to work in Lewisham as an Approved Social Worker / Approved Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP).

As a successful AMHP you will provide a high-quality, responsive 24-hour service to people with mental health needs requiring assessment under the Mental Health Act.

Benefits as an AMHP Social Worker include:

* Progression opportunities
* Long term contract
* Flexible working available
* Supportive team and management

Duties as an AMHP Social Worker include:

* Coordinate and undertake Mental Health Act assessments in a variety of settings, including hospital and community settings.
* Liaise with partners and stakeholders, such as health colleagues and the police.
* Have a substantial working knowledge of all relevant Mental Health Act and Social Care legislation and Codes of Practice.
* Have a robust knowledge of mental health conditions and treatments, and approaches to social work intervention.
* A good understanding of the Care Programme Approach.
* The ability to work flexibly with limited resources and within a multi-disciplinary environment whilst ensuring that the underpinning principles of the law are maintained, and legalities adhered to.
* Work in partnership with stakeholders and other agencies to ensure the service users in greatest need are appropriately supported and made safe whilst maintaining their rights.

Requirements as an AMHP Social Worker include:

* Social Work England registration
* Eligible to work in the UK
* Hold a full UK licence
* Post-qualified experience
* Degree level or equivalent in Social Work

Why Liquid Personnel?

* New 'Faster Pay' service getting you paid more quickly
* Twice weekly payroll
* Free DBS and compliance service
* Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies
* Free access to Liquid's exclusive social work training and CPD portal
* Your own dedicated consultant with extensive social work knowledge
* Access to a wide selection of social work positions across the UK
* "Refer a Friend" bonus - get £200 for each social worker you refer who we successfully place*
* "Find your own job" bonus - get £250 for bringing your own position to us *

For more information please contact swapplications@liquidpersonnel.com

Liquid Personnel is an equal opportunities employer. Liquid Personnel Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. * Terms and conditions apply to our bonus schemes.

Contact Details:
Tel: 0207 167 6809
Contact: London Adults Division

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