Sandwell MBC are looking to recruit an Approved Mental Health Practitioner to join their Crisis Team.
Your new company
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council is a forward thinking Council, who pride themselves on supporting the local borough and communities, putting the population of Sandwell at the heart of its development and future plans.
Your new role
Sandwell Metropolitan Borough are looking for an enthusiastic Mental Health Social Worker with AMHP Status to join our Crisis Team. Due to the nature of the post flexibility is required to work outside of normal working hours in order to manage crisis and the ability to travel long distances as required. There will be an expectation to undertake shifts and on call as part of the 24/7 rota. A comprehensive knowledge and application of the Mental Health Act and its interface with the Mental Capacity Act is essential, as is detailed knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and other relevant legislation. Due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic work relating to the Mental Health Act will be the main priority. Candidates need to have excellent safeguarding and risk management skills, a proven ability to manage mental health crisis situations, coupled with balancing a highly complex caseload. The rate of pay is £35 per hour and £50.00 on call to the worker. Hours are 37 hours.
What you’ll need to succeed
To be successful, applicants will need to be a Social Work England Registered Social Worker in addition to being a Qualified Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) It is also essential that you have a least a minimum of 2 years experience working with adults in Mental Health.
What you’ll get in return
Working with Hays, you will receive a bespoke specialist recruitment service with your own personal consultant. In addition, you will receive:
You will be offered a competitive salary however this is dependent on experience with scope for negotiation
What you need to do now
If you’re interested in this role, click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now on 07907 040 161
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