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Social Worker - Approved Mental Health Professional

A Local Authority is looking for permanent a Social Worker - Approved Mental Health Professional to be based in various locations around Kent.

As an AMHP, you will be contacting service users and carers and establishing support needs where appropriate.

This is a full-time and permanent position available.

Ideally, you will have experience of working as an AMHP with an understanding of risk assessments and mental health.

This Local Authority is commented to the internal training and development and is always looking for internally for promotions.

Benefits for you as the Social Worker -AMHP:

  • 30 Days Annual leave plus Bank Holiday

  • Car Allowance

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Staff Benefits Scheme

  • Additional Discounts

Your responsibilities as a Social Worker - AMHP:

  • Managing positive interventions that prevent deterioration in health and wellbeing whilst safeguarding people at risk of abuse or neglect

  • Deliver formal professional reflective supervision and provide guidance and advice regarding casework to less experienced qualified staff

  • Undertake assessment and planning for safeguarding in more complex cases

  • Demonstrate confident and effective judgement about risk and accountability in decision-making

Requirements of you as a Social Worker - AMHP:

  • A recognised social work qualification and AMHP status (Degree/Dip/CQ)

  • A valid registration with Social Work England

  • Significant experience of working as an AMHP

  • Direct work with those who have mental health needs

  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: Kent

Salary: up to £39,890 + benefits

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031100 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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