Social Worker (AMHP)

3 days left

£36,937 to £39,660 per annum
13 Sep 2016
29 Sep 2016
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Social Worker (AMHP) 

An exciting opportunity to work for a thriving local council. 

Leicester is an exciting and enjoyable place to live and work. It has a rich history and a wonderful built and natural environment. It is a rapidly growing economy in a strategic position in the country. As a result it has a growing national and international profile. 

Position: Social Worker with Approved Mental Health Professional status 
Location: Leicester, Leicestershire 
Job type: Permanent, Full Time 
Salary: £36,937- £39,660 per annum 

Closing Date: 29th September 2016 

About the role: 

Our client is looking for social workers who are also Approved Mental Health Professionals to join their AMHP service. You will act as a full time AMHP, participating in a divisional AMHP rota. There is a vacancy available in the team providing a service during office hours, and also one in the team which provides this service out of hours, on behalf of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. 

About you: 

To be successful in this role you will be an Approved Mental Health Professional. Good oral, written and interpersonal skills are necessary, as is good time management and computer literacy. 

It is essential that you have experience of working with adults with mental health issues in a social work community health setting and experience of assessing people in crisis. Previous experience as an AMPH is also necessary, as is experience of one of the following: substance misuse issues, physical, sensory, age related and learning disabilities amongst adults and their carers in a paid or voluntary capacity as part of a qualification. 

The ideal candidate will have the ability to work well under pressure, taking responsibility for decision making and will be able to meet deadlines, whilst working well as part of a team. It is also essential that you have a full driving licence and the use of a car. 

This successful candidate will also be subject to a satisfactory DBS check. 

This vacancy is being advertised by Easy Web Recruitment, the UK’s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by Easy Web Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications.