Social-Worker-Adult Mental Health

Location North Yorkshire, England
Salary £20.47 - £22.57 per hour
One full time AMHP to cover out EDT service. This will primarily evenings and weekends. Our EDT provides a service for North Yorkshire County Council CYPS and HAS Care and Support, and City of York Council. The principal responsibility of EDT is to respond to out of hours referrals where intervention from the local authority is required to safeguard a vulnerable child or adult, and where it would not be safe, appropriate or lawful to delay that intervention to the next working day. The role of Auxiliary AMHP will be to: • Responding to requests for MHA (1983) assessments • Will be autonomous in decision making for AMHP duties out of hours • Support the core work of the team on a shift rota • Be available to be called in to the office to support the service delivery as required • To provide out of hours adult and children’s social and mental health care services within NYCC and City of York. • To act as Appropriate Adult under PACE legislation • To apply asset & strength based approaches into practice This post will be supporting the main Emergency Duty Team working out of hours between 17.00 and 08.30 Monday to Thursday; 16:30 and 08:30 on Friday; and covering 24 hours at weekends. Candidate must have an Approved Mental Health Professional qualification, experience of undertaking mental health act assessments and experience of direct work with people with Mental Health problems.