Senior Practitioner Emergency Duty Team Qualified Social Worker Mental Health AMHP Child Protection
PO5 + 2 additional increments for practicing as an Approved Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) + 10% for working anti-social hours
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Agency (Part-time contract also available)
Your new company
Haringey is an ambitious, diverse, and exciting North-London borough. Driven by improving relationships with the local people to support Haringey’s vision. If you are passionate about developing innovative ways to transform communities, Haringey Council is the right place for You.
Your new role
The Haringey EDT is looking to welcome a Senior Practitioner with proven experience working in Children’s and Family Social worker and a current AMHP to undertake urgent emergency assessments for Children and Adults services. As an EDT Senior Practitioner, you will respond appropriately to any Social Work emergencies out of normal office hours that cannot wait until the working day. This will include those from Child Protection, Adults, Older people, and Mental Health. You will be responsible for managing child at risk referrals and working with the police to ensure that children and young people are kept safe until work can be picked up the next working day. Similarly, you will respond to and resolve issues concerning vulnerable adults, and those with different Mental Health concerns, including formal Mental Health Act Assessments. As an EDT Senior Practitioner, you will work on your own, covering shifts on weeknights and weekend slots (detailed information available on request).
What you’ll need to succeed
If You are qualified Social Worker with more than 3 years of professional practice (SWE registration) and possess sound knowledge of Mental Health Acts as an AMHP, this is the role for You. You have role-appropriate knowledge of relevant legislation affecting out-of-hours social work practice including the Children Act, Police and Criminal Evidence Act, the Mental Health Act, The Care Act any other relevant legislation, and be able to work within legal and procedural requirements.
What you’ll get in return
What you need to do now
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