Job Description

Please be aware this is a Long Term Temporary post to start ASAP.

The following is essential criteria:

– Degree in Social Work

– SWE Registration

– Right to work within the UK

Approved Mental Health Professional required to undertake 2/3 days on the AMHP rota for St Helens Council.

Candidate must be a qualified AMHP and have at least two years experience. The AMHP rota is run by the management team of the Working Age, Adult Social Work Team based at Atlas House.

The AMHP rota runs from 08.45 to 19.30pm Monday to Friday. EDT are responsible for new referrals after 5pm but daytime service will work to 19.30pm on Mental Health Act Assessments that have been accepted before the hand over time. The role is to support the team and to undertake Mental Health Act Assessments when there are gaps on the rota, you may also be asked to undertake other work that is undertaken under the Mental Health Act 1983, such as CTO, tribunal report’s AND Managers hearings.

The team provides a lot of support, with regular supervision and monthly group supervision for AMHP'S.

It is thought that the post will be for a maximum of 12 weeks but this is subject to review.

What's on offer for the Social Worker

· Excellent competitive pay rate – paid weekly!

· Excellent management structure with experienced leaders

· Desirable location with excellent transport links

· A stable and well-supported working environment

You must have:

  • A professional qualification in social work and experience of working with Children's
  • Social Work England registration.
  • Post qualified experience.
  • Enhanced DBS/Update service.
  • References required for the last 5 years of employment.

Benefits of working with

  • Free on-going training opportunities upon registering as part of our commitment to you.
  • Competitive Rates of pay
  • In house payroll, providing weekly payments and support
  • Enhanced DBS completed.
  • Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
  • An assigned dedicated & experienced consultant
  • Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area

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