Social Worker - Approved Mental Health - North London

Recruiter
Winlight Recruitment
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£50,000 - £59,999
Posted
11 Oct 2018
Closes
16 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a Social Worker you will undertake all statutory roles and functions of an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP); approved and authorised under the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended 2007). Provide a comprehensive social work and care coordination service to adults with mental health needs, specifically those with Psychotic disorders and within a defined service area.

Successful applicants will have proven case work experience in working with adults with mental health needs and related social difficulties, including child/young person/adult safeguarding protection issues.

Job duties and responsibilities:

  • Worker (AMHP's) will be responsible for undertaking Mental Health Act Assessments in accordance with the Mental Health Act 1983 (as revised in 2007).
  • Applicants will also be expected to deal with Vulnerable adults, homelessness referrals and safeguarding referrals that arise out of office hours.
  • You will be working collaboratively across all disciplines to continuously promote the needs of this client group and provide a service when it is indicated that without the provision of a service an adult would suffer significant harm or hardship.

Requirements as a Approved Mental Practitioner:

  • MUST be AMHP qualified
  • HCPC registered
  • Eligible to work in the UK

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