Senior Social Worker / Safeguarding Lead / Approved Mental Health Practitioner
Wokingham Community Mental Health Service
Grade 9 depending on qualifications and experience
plus £1,855 in addition for AMHP
37 hours a week
An opportunity has arisen for a Senior Social Worker/Safeguarding Lead/Mental Health 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 “Outstanding” by CQC. The post holder will act as the lead safeguarding lead 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 Recovery team with a duty function. 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 and Safeguarding Lead. 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.
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.
As part of your application, you are required to complete the DBS Additional Job Application Data document attached to this vacancy. CVs will not be accepted for this post.
Wokingham is an equal opportunities employer.
Closing date 24th January 2022
Please visit: www.wokingham.gov.uk/jobs-and-careers/ for more information about this role.
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.