Senior Social Worker & Approved Mental Health
Cambridgeshire County Council
Godmanchester, GB
2d ago

A fantastic opportunity has arisen in the Cambridgeshire County Council’s Emergency Duty Service for a permanent full time Senior Social Worker who holds a qualification as an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) to become part of the Adult team.

The Emergency Duty Service provides a social care response to emergency situations that arise outside of normal working hours and that cannot wait until the next working day.

This includes the provision of an AMHP service for urgent Mental Health Act assessments.

The service is part of the Integrated Front Door’ serving the Local Authorities of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and is located with the Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH) in Godmanchester.

As a Senior Social Worker, you would be working to ensure the safety and well-being of vulnerable adults outside of normal working hours.

This role would suit an experienced social worker with a high level of expertise, a sound knowledge of relevant legislation and who has the ability to work autonomously and to a high standard, in a supportive and well established team.

We are looking for someone who is dynamic, innovative, committed, and passionate about working with vulnerable children, families and adults.

You will support and develop others as well as being a role model for good social work practice, ensuring the very best outcomes for all service users in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough.

You must have a qualification in social work and be qualified as an AMHP to apply for this post.

This role is subject to a rolling working rota consisting of nights, weekends, and bank holiday cover. There is an out of hours allowance of 18% to reflect this aspect of the role.

In addition to this there is an AMHP allowance of £2500 p.a.

Interviews will be held at Chord Park in Godmanchester.

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