Casual AMHP Advanced Social Worker, Swindon AMHP Service

Posted 26 October by Aggregator Network
Casual AMHP Advanced Social Worker, Swindon AMHP ServiceLocation: SwindonHours: Casual hoursSalary: £19.82 to £20.64 per hourClosing date: 07/11/2021Job reference: 035Interview date:TBCSwindon Borough Council daytime Approved Mental Health Professional Service seeks a qualified Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP) to work on a casual basis within Swindon AMHP Service.The service operates between 9am and 5pm Mon-Thurs, and 9am and 4:30pm on Fridays. As a casual AMHP, you will provide shifts on the rota on an Ad Hoc basis as and when the rota requires.As part of the local integrated mental health service, the service has its office within the Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust (AWP) hospital site of Sandalwood Court. As such, it is well situated to respond to referrals, through purposeful discussions with co-located mental health professionals such as psychiatric nurses, consultant psychiatrists, and clinical psychologists. On the same site are Swindon Primary Care Liaison Service and Swindon Intensive Service, and the 'open acute' and rehabilitation wards for adults of working age.Locally, there is extensive opportunity to work with a range of client groups, the area's facilities including 'functional' and 'organic' wards for older adults, an acquired brain injury unit, an adolescent in-patient unit, an eating disorders unit, and a sizeable general hospital. The service also attends the health-based place of safety in Devizes to undertake assessments with Swindon residents detained under section 136 MHA.There exists a good working relationship between Swindon AMHP service and the local AWP teams. Swindon Borough Council social workers have for many years been successfully integrated within AWP community teams, members of the AMHP workforce being situated within the adults of working age 'Recovery' Service and the older adults 'Complex Intervention Service'.The service operates with two duty AMHPs, supported by a full-time service lead, and in consultation with an AMHP working across the Primary Care Liaison and Intensive Services. Service operation is overseen by a mental health Integrated Service Lead.The team is a small but very supportive one, all AMHPs having considerable professional experience, and confident in undertaking independent decision-making, whilst benefitting from the ready support of their colleagues.For more information or an informal discussion, please contact AMHP Lead Peter Gear, telephone .You must be fluent in the English language (as a requirement of Part 7 of the Immigration Act - for the effective performance of a customer-facing role).View role profileDownload application formThis role is a safeguarding role and is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, you must therefore complete a full application form and send to .ukCV's will not be considered for this role.Privacy NoticeBy applying for this vacancy, you confirm you have read and understood our Privacy Notice, which outlines how we intend to use your personal data and your rights in relation to it.Please read the Privacy Notice before continuingDisability Confident SchemeWe guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the role profile. On submission of your CV & supporting statement, please advise if you consider yourself to have a disability and state any particular assistance or facilities you may require in attending an interview.The Equality Act 2010 defines that a person is disabled if they have a physical or mental impairment, which has a substantial and long-term adverse effect on their ability to carry out normal day-to-day activities, which would include things like using a telephone, reading a book or using public transport.

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