AMHP Social Worker

Hammersmith and Fulham, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: HSTWSC200520A_1589982528
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2020-05-20
  • Location: Hammersmith and Fulham, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2020-07-19
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

: Tradewind Social Care are currently recruiting for an experienced AMHP Social Worker for Hammersmith and Fulham.

Main duties:

  • The AMHP Social Worker will ensure key tasks and priorities set within national and local strategies are prioritised and implemented by staff supervised
  • To ensure that staff operate an integrated service between the Mental Health Trust and Social Services through the shared management of risk and the operation of shared policies
  • To work in partnership with statutory and voluntary agencies to provide high quality and cost effective services for service users and carers
  • To ensure that service users and carers are involved and consulted in the design and development of services. To ensure that service users and carers receive services appropriate to individual needs
  • To deputise for the Team /Sector Manager as required
  • To participate in the AMHP rota and support AMHPs in their AMHP practice, including professional advice , supervision and de-briefs
  • To assist the Team Manager in providing adequate management cover where required. To oversee referrals for Mental Health Act assessments within the team and to support staff in prioritising and understanding necessary policies and procedures

Essential Skills & Experience needed:

  • DipSW, CQSW or equivalent recognised Social Work Qualification, with significant experience as an Approved Mental Health Professional
  • A minimum of 3 years post qualifying experience of which 1 year must be in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Current registration with Social Work England - SWE
  • Clear enhanced DBS check

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