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Senior Social Worker/AMHP

Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
Salary: Grade 9 £38,890 - £43,857 per annum (plus £1,855 in addition for AMHP)
Location: The Old Forge, 45-47 Peach Street, Wokingham
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week. 37.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 15/06/2021 at 23:00
Reference: 702643




An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Social Worker Practitioner within the Wokingham Community Mental Health Service. You will be part of an enthusiastic and dedicated team who pride themselves in delivering excellent services to service users and their carers. The service is proud to be rated “good” by CQC. The post holder will act as the lead safeguarding practitioner for the service and will support the team in fulfilling its safeguarding responsibilities. This will include liaison with the safeguarding team at Wokingham Borough Council. 

The service comprises of a short term team with a duty function and a time limited caseload and the longer term recovery team. This position is based within the recovery team and the post holder will carry a varied caseload, acting as a care coordinator and also a BIA and AMHP if qualified to do so. We are looking for someone with a good level of clinical knowledge and skills to complement the team. The vacancy is for a Senior Social Worker. Experience as an Approved Mental Health Practitioner would be desirable and an advantage. There will be opportunities for training and personal development available including access to AMHP and BIA training. 

Closing date: 11pm, 4th June 2021

For further information or a visit please contact Godfrey Karambakuwa Joint Services Manager or Christine Dale, Head of Mental Health Wokingham RG40 1XJ on 0118 9890707

Wokingham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, other workers and volunteers to share this commitment. All successful candidates for this role will be subject to Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.


How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.

Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed