Mental Health Social Worker (AMHP)

Location Dudley
Salary £20 - £23 per hour
Require an experienced Mental Health Social Worker to join the team for a 3 month period to support the team.

Must have recent experience of working in a Mental Health community setting and to be able to pick up a caseload of complex Service Users and undertake assessment and review to support and aide recovery.

Do not have to hold an AMHP qualification

  • To provide a co-ordinated approach to the assessment of Mental Health service users and to develop individual Care Programme within the Care Programme Approach.
  • To undertake, monitor and evaluate the assessment of needs and to develop individual packages of care.
  • To arrange placements in residential and nursing homes following assessment using Departmental guidelines and with the agreement of the Budget Holder.

  • To provide advice, support and counselling for service users and carers, who require such assistance either within a geographical area or specialism.
  • To contribute to the development of the service through training.

  • To provide a sensitive, flexible and appropriate response to individual service users and their carers.

  • To provide support to localities/teams as determined by Team Manager.

  • To fulfil the requirement for continuing registration with the GSCC.