3 x Mental Health Social Workers

  • Job Reference: 00040076-1
  • Date Posted: 23 February 2021
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: £30.00 to £35.00 Per Hour
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Healthcare & Medical, HSE, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Contract, Temporary

Job Description

3 x Mental Health Social Workers (AMHP) - West Midlands - 37 Hours/Week - 3 Month Initial Contract - Rate DOE

G2 Recruitment are working with a Local Authority in the West Midlands to appoint 3 enthusiastic Mental Health Social Workers with AMHP Status to join our Crisis Team.

It is an essential requirement that applicants will need to be a Social Work England Registered Social Worker in addition to being a Qualified Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP). Due to the nature of the post flexibility is required to work outside of normal working hours in order to manage crisis and the ability to travel long distances as required. There will be an expectation to undertake shifts and on call as part of the 24/7 rota.

A comprehensive knowledge and application of the Mental Health Act and its interface with the Mental Capacity Act is essential, as is detailed knowledge of the Care Act 2014 and other relevant legislation. Due to the current Covid-19 Pandemic work relating to the Mental Health Act will be the main priority.

Candidates need to have excellent safeguarding and risk management skills, a proven ability to manage mental health crisis situations, coupled with balancing a highly complex caseload.

An Adults Enhanced Barring DBS will be required.

If this role is of interest, please get in touch with Izzy Evans on

g2 Recruitment are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law