Social Worker/AMHP Worker

East London, London

Job Summary

  • Job Reference: TW53471_1550748795
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Date Posted: 2019-02-21
  • Location: East London, London
  • Job Status: FullTime
  • Closing Date: 2019-04-22
  • Tradewind Social Care Recruitment

We have a brilliant opportunity for a Social Worker/AMHP to join their team within East London.

To act as a member of staff for the local authority adult mental health service providing an effective and efficient Care Act appropriate service to vulnerable adults with high mental health support needs and their carers, within the community or in a hospital setting.

The responsibilities of the Social Worker/AMHP includes:

  • To participate in a full and flexible manner in the provision of services to vulnerable adults with complex mental health support needs and their carers, using appropriate resources of the Council, the Health Trust, the local community, non-statutory organisations and primary care
  • To participate in the assessment or care management service in conjunction with other professionals in the team and to participate in the Approved Mental Health Professional rota, ensuring that an effective and sensitive service is provided at all times, with full documentation logged and distributed as appropriate
  • To provide effective Care Act assessments, care planning and care management service to adults with high mental health social needs, including joint assessments as appropriate
  • To offer practical advice to vulnerable adults and their carers on a range of matters including housing, health and welfare rights - ensuring that specialist advice is made available if necessary
  • To liaise and consult with service users, carers, and colleagues based within CMHTs and with a range of statutory and voluntary agencies to ensure provision of appropriate services to service users
  • To maintain close links with hospital and respite care facilities to ensure that appropriate plans for discharge to the community are made and followed through

Requirements of a Social Worker/AMHP Worker:

  • HCPC registered
  • 2 years recent experience
  • Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP)
  • An enhanced DBS that is of satisfactory level is essential

Salary: Up to £28.00 p/h, based on experience

If you would like to apply, to find out more about this role, or other Social Work roles, please contact Tradewind on 0203 743 6103 or email

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Social Worker/AMHP Worker

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