Social Worker - Community Mental Health Team (Southport)
A suitably qualified and experienced Social Worker is required to join Sefton’s Adult Community Mental Health Service South Sefton. Applications are welcome from all qualified social workers but preference will be given to those who are eligible to practice as an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP).
Sefton’s Community Mental Health Teams are integrated mental health teams and social care staff work alongside clinical staff in order to provide a holistic service to our service users. The teams provide a comprehensive and dynamic service to adults between the ages of 16 and 64 who require support from secondary mental health services.
Social workers located within the team provide a service in line with the principles of the Care Act (2014), Mental Capacity Act (2005), and Mental Health Act (1983), alongside many other legal frameworks. The role covers the wide range of social work activities including safeguarding. Eligibility to practice as an AMHP or willingness to train is an essential part of the role.
The post offers a competitive salary, pension scheme, regular supervision and flexible working policy. Strong training opportunities are provided by both Sefton Council and Mersey Care NHS Trust aimed at promoting continuous professional development.
The closing date for this post is Friday 22nd January, successful applicants will be contacted the week of the 25th of January with interviews taking place Early February.
Should you wish to discuss this opportunity please contact Mary Helsby Team Manager on 07800 917481 or Kirsten Henriksen Lead Practitioner on 07980 939306