North Lanarkshire Council is committed to the delivery of high quality mental health supports and services.
You will undertake a key role in the continued developments and focus on the ongoing improvement of practice and service standards. This post is pivotal in the implementation of current national/local policy changes and developments in mental health legislation, and provides an opportunity to influence the management of a range of work particularly involving high profile cases and services. Many opportunities and challenges will arise as a result of the changing context of health and social work services and therefore if you feel that you have the experience, skills and commitment that meet or exceed the expectations of this key post then please reflect this in your application.
It is essential that you are a qualified Mental Health Officer and hold either a BSc/Diploma in Occupational Therapy or are a qualified Social Worker. You will also be required to register with either the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) or the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) and have substantial post qualifying experience.
You will require to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member prior to commencing in this role.
A relevant post graduate or management qualification is desirable.
For more information regarding the role please contact Karen Gray – Service Manager – 01698 332684
North Lanarkshire Council are Happy to Talk Flexible Working, we operate a
Smarter Working Policy.
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We are a Disability Confident Leader and offer a guaranteed interview to applicants who consider themselves to be disabled and who meet the essential criteria for the job.
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