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Social Worker (AMHP)

Bolton Council
Bolton, Greater Manchester
H scp27 £33,820 to scp31 £37,261
Closing date
18 Dec 2023

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This is an exciting opportunity to join the Older Adult Community Mental Health Team in Bolton.

The Older Adults CMHT function is part of Bolton’s Division of Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and provides a comprehensive multi-disciplinary service to the people of Bolton.

We are a friendly and supportive team who value working with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. The ability to develop, maintain and improve relationships with service users is essential in this role as well as the attributes required to participate in inter-disciplinary team working. 

You maybe involve preparing for and participating in decision-making forums and multi-disciplinary meetings. These tasks should be completed in accordance with legislation, policies, procedures and best practice.

You will have a defined complex caseload and will be expected to work proactively and flexibly within a multi-disciplinary team model to achieve the best outcomes for our service users.

Experience of working within the Care Programme Approach framework and recovery model is desirable.

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About You

We are seeking to recruit a specialist social worker who will 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 in Bolton.

The post holder will be a member of a Multi Disciplinary Team 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 with a particular focus on supporting the timely assessment and discharge planning from the older adult’s mental health in-patient wards.

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

This is your opportunity to join us at an exciting time as we have strong ambitions for the borough. 

Bolton is a great place to work. We are a welcoming organisation that wants to contribute to a place where people feel active, connected and prosperous. We are passionate about improving the outcomes and experience of Bolton people. We want Bolton to be a vibrant place built on strong cohesive communities, successful businesses and healthy, engaged residents.

As an employer we want to thank our employees for their hard work and commitment, by giving them the opportunity to access a range of exclusive rewards and benefits, including discounts and exclusive gym membership prices and salary sacrifice schemes. In addition, we offer a generous annual leave allowance, flexible work opportunities, access to a Pension Scheme, as well as a range of employee wellbeing and support services.

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