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Senior Social Worker/AMHP

Employer: Wokingham Borough Council
Salary: Salary up to £56,983 per annum (inclusive of Market Supplement)
Location: The Old Forge, 45-47 Peach Street, Wokingham
Contract: Permanent
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 37 hours per week.
DBS Check: Enhanced
Closing Date: 30/04/2024 at 23:00
Reference: 704945

Senior Social Worker/Approved Mental Health Practitioner/Dual Diagnosis Lead                           

An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Social Worker/AMHP/Dual Diagnosis Lead 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 “Outstanding” by CQC. The post holder will act as a Senior Social Worker/AMHP/Dual Diagnosis Lead for the service and will support the team in fulfilling its service responsibilities. This will include liaison with the Adult Social Care team at Wokingham Borough Council.

The service comprises of a Long term recovery team and a duty function. 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/AMHP/Dual Diagnosis Lead. Experience as an Approved Mental Health Practitioner is essential. There will be opportunities for training and personal development available including access to BIA training.

Closing Date: 30th April 2024, 11pm

Interview Date: TBC

For an informal discussion or visit please contact: Godfrey Karambakuwa Joint Services Manager or Liz Tait, Head of Mental Health Wokingham RG40 2BB on 0118 9044800

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.

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