SW Locums are searching for an AMHP/Out of hours Social Worker to work in Plymouth.
Out of hours, 5pm-9am Monday-Sunday Shift pattern
You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary group of professionals who use their collective skills sets to assess and plan interventions with people with mental illness as well as their families and other support networks. The Social Work voice is integral in the integrated setting, and you will represent your profession and contribute your unique expertise and skill set to provide holistic support to those in our communities who need it most.
You will have the opportunity to practice and develop a wide range of skills including the opportunity to coordinate Mental Health Act assessments and participate in the Camden’s AMHP duty rota or be willing to train as an AMHP.
This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act and will require an Enhanced DBS.
It is essential that you have a BA, BSc, DIPSW or CQSW or MA in Social Work or equivalent qualification and that you are registered with Social Work England. You must be willing to undertake post qualifying courses when required such as the Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) qualification.
The role requires a working knowledge of, and experience in Mental Health Services including familiarity with the support options, interventions and resources for those with mental ill health. You must have a keen interest in working with mental health and be professionally curious about the area of work.
At SW Locums you will benefit from: