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Approved Mental Health Professional – Social Worker (AMHP)

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.

Optalis - RBWM

£39,120 – £43,041 pa



Full Time

37 hours per week.


04/03/2018 at 23:59 PM


Optalis - RBWM

Vacancy Description

Windsor & Maidenhead Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) is seeking to recruit a committed, highly motivated Mental Health Senior Social Worker/AMHP to serve in a care co-ordinator/Approved Mental Health Professional role for clients on his/her caseload.

The successful candidate will work with health and social care colleagues within the integrated Adult Mental Health service to deliver high quality mental healthcare & achieve performance targets within a community setting. This post will provide the opportunity to gain further skills and experience in working in a progressive and supportive CMHT. Supervision, multi-disciplinary team support and opportunities for professional development will be provided.

Based in Maidenhead at Nicholson’s House, this is a fantastic opportunity to work in a challenging and diverse role. You will be joining an experienced and friendly multi-disciplinary team in a supportive working environment, with a visible and accessible management team who priorities supportive supervision and a commitment to staff training/development/progression.

You must be appropriately professionally qualified; have proven experience of working within a mental health setting as a qualified social worker and Approved Mental Health Professional; and have knowledge of mental health & criminal justice legislation, understanding of care co-ordination, care management, personalisation, & safeguarding.

Optalis is a local authority trading company owned by and delivering adult social care in both The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and Wokingham Borough Council.

For more information about this position, please contact Jeremy Cannon CMHT Manager or Lurvin Munisami AMHP Lead on 01628 640200 or 07771380858.

Optalis is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of our staff and customers. We would like to remind successful applicants that they will be required to undertake a DBS check and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK.

Closing date: 4 March 2018

Interviews: tbc

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