Mental Health Social Workers/Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP)
Grade points 29 to 39 £33,945 to £43,590 (this includes x2 additional points if AMHP)
X3 Full time (36 hours) positions and X1 Part time (from 18 hours)
This role requires that you upload 2 documents - in the "Document upload" section of the online application form.
1. A supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification.
2. Your CV which includes your full work history since leaving full time education.
Your supporting statement should be around 2 pages in A4 format.
The London Borough of Enfield Health and Adult Social Care Department seeks experienced Mental Health Social Workers & AMHPs to fill vacancies in our fully integrated multidisciplinary Community Mental Health Team’s, and centralized AMHP Service.
The Mental Health Social Work post provides an exciting opportunity for creativity and to make a difference in vulnerable people’s lives.
If you’re looking for an interesting challenge, rewarding position with good professional peer support/supervision or looking to influence and shape social work and AMHP practice, then this could be it?
We seek imaginative and dynamic social work practitioners who are able to make positive contributes to the transformation of mental health social care, ascertaining a social recovery model, working in meaningful partnerships with service users, carers and families. You will make full use of person-centered assessment; strengths based principals and planning skills, with a focus on recovery, and wellbeing outcomes.
Enfield is a beacon council in independent living for people with disabilities and is fully committed to the personalization agenda in mental health. We offer a supportive, learning environment through individual and group supervision with excellent professional development and training opportunities. Employed by Enfield Local Authority and seconded to Barnet, Enfield & Haringey NHS Mental Health Trust you will benefit from positive practical working partnerships between the two organizations.
Enfield is situated in North London and is a culturally diverse borough. Its ward’s cover amongst the 20% most affluent and deprived in the country, and has industrial, residential and countryside. It has good transport links into Central London and is easily assessable being adjacent to the M25 and A406 with good transport links to the rest of the country.
If you’re looking for interesting opportunities, want to further your career, or want to contribute too integrated multidisciplinary working for the wellbeing of service users; and can work with professional autonomy as an AMHP. If you’re motivated and enthusiastic over personalized services, then we would like to hear from you; we could be your next step?
It is desirable that candidates are fluent in Greek- Greek Cypriot or Turkish - Turkish Cypriot.
Why it's great to work for Enfield Council
- An excellent pension through the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
- Up to 31 days annual leave depending on grade and length of service. You will also get eight public holidays per year and an extra day off at Christmas.
- Interest free season ticket loan repayable over three or ten months.
- Career development and learning experiences from a range of training courses and learning methods.
- Employee Assistance Programme to provide advice and counselling services. This is a free and confidential service available to staff and members of their family.
- Health and leisure discounts and tax-free bikes for work.
We are passionate about our people and how we deliver services to our community in Enfield. That’s why we encourage a culture that puts our customers at the heart of everything we do - by empowering our people to work together to find solutions, be open, honest and respectful, take responsibility and listen and learn. If you value these behaviours too, we’d love to hear from you - and of course we are always happy to talk flexible working, click here to find out more.
Closing and Interview Dates
Closing date: Midnight 20th August 2020
Interview date: TBC
We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications have been received. Therefore, we advise that you complete fully and submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
For an informal discussion please contact Debbie Morgan, MH Senior Operations Services Manager – 07903 970387 or Lucy Omezi Community Rehab Services Manager – 0208 364 0802.
If you have any difficulties accessing this information, please contact Elizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org on 0208 132 1615.
“This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment”.