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MH Social Worker/ AMHP

Bolton Council
Bolton, Greater Manchester
from £31,346
Closing date
6 Jun 2022

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Corporate Services, Health and Social Care, Adult Services, Social Care
Job role
Social Worker
Contract Type
Full time
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The Role

The Older Adult Community Mental Health Team is looking to recruit a social worker who has experience of working with Older Adults and or Older Adults with Mental Illness.

Prior experience of working within the CPA framework and Recovery model is desirable.

The post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team covering the Bolton area

About You

We are seeking to recruit a specialist social worker who will, in conjunction with multidisciplinary team members from Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, provide advice and consultation, assessment and support to carers, staff, voluntary and independent sector organisations who provide care to Older Adults with Organic and Functional Mental Disorders within Bolton. 

The post holder will be a member of a M.D.T providing expert advice to promote independence and ensure appropriate provision of treatment and care. 

The post holder will work within the CPA process and Recovery model in addition to the Council’s personalisation agenda.

The service operates 365 days per year therefore the post holder will be required to work weekends and bank holidays on a rota basis

AMHP qualification is desirable but not essential. The successful candidate must be willing to undertake AMHP training.

About Us

For more information on working for Bolton Council, please see the Work with Us page on

Our Values are really important to us, read all about them here:

BN VB Framework.pdf


For further details of the role and how we use your data, please see:

Job Description & Person Specification.docx

BN Privacy Notice.docx     BN Right to Work.docx     BN DBS.pdf

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. An Enhanced DBS with check of relevant barred list is therefore required for this post.

This post is a designated customer facing role under the fluency duty and requires a specified level of spoken English as per the person specification.

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