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Senior Social Worker / AMHP

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/837/10003
  • Published: Mon 07/09/2020, 9:25 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 21/09/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,227 - £44,619 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Chertsey

An exciting opportunity has arisen for either a Senior Social Worker or a qualified AMHP to join our Forensic Social Care Team.  We are looking for someone with experience of, or a special interest in, working with service users with a diagnosis of Learning Disability and/or Autistic Spectrum Disorder.  A new post has been created to work predominantly with this client group where we work in partnership with FOLS (Forensic Outreach Liaison Service) and FIND (Forensic Intellectual and Neurodevelopmental Disorder Service).

You will be responsible for working with a caseload of service users with an LD/ASD diagnosis who may have associated mental health issues and who have committed serious crimes. We are looking for someone with a minimum of 2 years relevant post ASYE experience in working with service users with an LD/ASD or Mental Health diagnosis, and experience of managing complex cases. You will perform statutory duties in line with the Care Act 2014, and Mental Health Act 1983.  Additionally you will undertake the role of Social Supervisor to those who have been detained subject to a restriction order under the Mental Health Act 1983, for which full training will be given.  If you are an AMHP you will be expected to contribute to the AMHP rota.

You will be provided with clear professional leadership, regular supervision and opportunities for career development. 

We remain co-located with our health colleagues in FOLS, and are based at Unither House, Chertsey.  However, we adhere to SCC flexible and agile working policies.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

Job Advert

 

Pay scale: £40,227 to £44,619 (AMHP supplement of £1500 applies for AMHPs)

 

Additional Information

Contact Details

This is an exciting time to come and be part of a developing Forensic Social Care Team across Surrey.  If you would like to have an informal chat to find out more about the role, please do not hesitate to contact:-

Hannah Bloy (Assistant Team Manager / Senior AMHP) 07813 545819 or email Hannah.bloy@surreycc.gov.uk, or

Caroline Hewlett (Senior Manager) on 07971673277 or email caroline.hewlett@surreycc.gov.uk

We look forward to receiving your application. 

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 21/09/2020

Interviews date to be confirmed

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/837/10003
  • Published: Mon 07/09/2020, 9:25 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 21/09/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,227 - £44,619 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Chertsey

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