Assistant Team Manager Lead AMHP job in Saint Helens at St Helens Council

Assistant Team Manager (Lead AMHP)

Company: St Helens Council

Location: Saint Helens UK

Date Posted:Nov 02, 2017

This Employer does not accept C.V'sAn opportunity has arisen for the position of Assistant Team Manager - Lead Approved Mental Health Practitioner within the Adult Disability and Mental Health Team. The Adult Disability and Mental Health Team have recently merged to become one service area. The team is made of a Senior Social Workers, Assessment and Review Workers and a committed Clerical Group. We are seeking to strengthen the service with a Lead Approved Mental Health Practitioner who is able to contribute in a strong way to the development of the AMHP role and to lead by example. The candidate we are seeking will have extensive knowledge and experience in Mental Health and is able to demonstrate this through practice and by leading peer supervision sessions. You must have a proven track record in your ability to manage risk and to provide appropriate support and guidance to staff either informally or via formal supervision. Within this role you will also carry a small complex caseload and will have the responsibility for managing the AMHP rota. There will be times when you are expected to work outside normal Council hours either by undertaking an assessment or by being available for advice. As part of your role you will be responsible for the re approving of the AMHP's and ensuring that their practice and knowledge is up to date. You should posses good communication skills and be able to represent the department at local and regional events.In return we will offer you support, professional supervision, appraisals and training. You will need to be a qualified social worker with the AMHP qualification and be registered with the HCPC. The authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting welfare of Adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. You will hold a current and valid driving licence. For an informal discussion please contact Sharon Keane - Team Manager on 01744 675259 or Christopher Hardman - Service Manager on 01744 673182. View full job description
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