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Redcar, Yorkshire and the Humber
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13 August 2019
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Are you an experienced Social Worker within Adults Social Services, passionate about ensuring the people you work with receive the help they need? If so, Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council are looking for an AMHP to work in their Adult Mental Health team in the Redcar and Cleveland area. The contract is initially 3 months however, may be extended.

If you are an AMHP looking for your next Challenge, we'd love to hear from you!

You will be working within a supportive team with a committed leadership team which is focused on improving the outcomes of service users across Redcar and Cleveland.

As an AMHP within the Adult Mental Health Team, you will carry out mental health assessments with individuals aged 18+ utilising a person centred approach to identify eligible needs whilst ensuring a positive approach to risk which underpins practice and decision making.

This is a full time role working 5 days per week.

The successful candidate can expect attractive pay rates of up to £35 per hour.

Benefits of working for Randstad as an AMHP:

Social Work recruitment specialists with over 12 years experience providing staff to social services across the North East and Cumbria.
An unlimited referrals incentive, giving you a £300 voucher for anyone you refer to us
A full range of Free training available
Support and training to support your HCPC re-validation
One committed and dedicated point of contact

As a Social Worker you will be responsible for:

Making application for detention in hospital and overseeing all of the processes that impact on that application e.g. ensuring legality of doctors recommendation, ensuring legality of process.
Arranging conveyance to hospital and ensure that the children, animals and property of anyone admitted to hospital are protected.
Ensuring that responsibilities related to ongoing care arrangements are managed if a decision is made not to recommend detention.
Laying information before magistrates to allow police to search for and remove people to a place of safety.

The minimum requirements for this Social Worker role are:

-HCPC Qualification

-Social Work Qualification

-Experienced at a Senior Manager level within Children's Services

Randstad Care is a specialist Social Work recruitment agency. Our specialist consultants work with Local Authorities, NHS, and Private and Voluntary organisations across the UK. Whether you are looking for an interim post close to home, or nationally, we are able to assist you with a dedicated point of contact to provide support and guidance.

Do you know any Social Workers, Senior Social Workers, Managers or Senior Managers looking for a new role? If so, We offer a fantastic refer a friend scheme, where you could receive £300 in vouchers for every referral!

If you wish to apply for this role or would like to discuss any of the other opportunities we have then please contact Richard Sutherland on 0191 2331381, or click Apply below.

Randstad Care acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Care is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

Did you know that Randstad Care have been awarded a place on the National Clinical Staffing Framework for the NHS? This means we will be able to bring you more opportunities within nursing & midwifery and clinical staffing.