People, Communities and Society
Adult Services, Mental Health, & CYPF
Salary: Grade 6 £30,151 - £33,820
Grade 7 £34,723 - £38,296
Grade 8 AMHP £38,296 - £42,503
Hours: 36.66 per week
Based: Forest House , Royal Oldham Hospital
Closing Date: Sunday 1st October 2023
Shortlisting & Interview Dates: TBC
An opportunity has become available in Oldham’s Older Adults integrated mental health service for a passionate and enthusiastic social worker. The vision of the team is to help the people of Oldham live their best lives possible through promoting independence; by providing high quality strength based, outcome focused support for residents that is appropriate for their needs. The CMHTs operate an assessment and Care Coordination function working with those over 65 who have complex mental health needs.
Our integrated teams consist of Social Workers, Community Mental Health Nurses, Community Support Workers, AMHPs, Occupational Therapist and Community Psychiatrists You will be joining a service area where strong collaborative relationships already exist between partners such as Adult Social Care, Care Home Liaison , Intensive Home Treatment Service, Inpatient Wards and ICB colleagues.
Oldham Mental Health services is embarking on significant transformation work, with a focus on developing CMHTs and a new mental health offer aligned to our Primary Care Networks, with a strong focus on place based support for people where it is needed.
As a Social Worker in the CMHT your main duties will be to provide an assessment, support planning and review service, underpinned by professional knowledge and legislation in order to ensure that:
If an AMHP is appointed, there is a requirement to support the AMHP rota.
Our Offer to You:
In order to apply for this exciting position, we need you to have:
If applying at Grade 7 post, you will have an appropriate post qualifying award such as consolidation module, practice educator stage 1 and/or 2, Best interest Assessor or equivalent with significant experience.
If an AMHP and contributing to the AMHP rota as required salary will be at a grade 8.
For a chat about any of the roles or further information. Please contact Maggie O’Malley CMHT Manager 07929231711
Oldham Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
The successful applicant will be required to register to the DBS Update Service to enable the Council to undertake rechecks throughout your employment. The cost to register is £13 and can be claimed back upon commencement to the role but will not be refunded if you do not accept the offer of employment.
NB. - Any candidate that meets the criteria of our Guaranteed Assessment Scheme and meets the essential criteria of the role, will be guaranteed the first stage of assessment (whether that is an interview or another assessment, as appropriate).
Our Guaranteed Assessment Scheme supports candidates with disabilities, carers, those who are aged 24 or under and have previously been in or currently in care, and those whose last long term substantive employer was the Armed Forces.
Oldham is committed to developing a Co-operative future; one where citizens, partners and staff work together to improve the borough. Anyone joining the council is coming into an ambitious organisation with big plans. We are working hard to build a brighter future for our borough and we need people from a wide range of backgrounds to continue delivering the best for our communities.
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1st Oct 2023
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