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Social Worker (AMHP)

Vacancy Details

Salary: £32,234 - £35,745
Location: Wellfield Resource Centre
Region: Carmarthen
Job Type: Permanent - Full Time
Vacancy Group: Communities
Category: Communities
Closing Date: 06/25/2021
Date Posted: 06/08/2021
Reference: 009664


Closing Date: 25/06/2021

Adult Social Care / Wellfield Resource Centre

Social Worker (AMHP) 

£32,234 - £35,745 (Grade I)

Our well -established Community Mental Health Team in Carmarthen are looking to recruit a suitable person who is passionate about making a difference in Mental Health. 

About you:-

You must be a registered Social Worker (Degree in Social Work, DipSW, CQSW) with an enhanced DBS on the update service

Ideally with previous experience in working with people who experience mental illness or have needs related to their mental health.

Being an Approved Mental Health Professional would be an added advantage in return for which the Council provide additional remuneration. However if you are not an AMHP, training will be given.

You must be able to manage a caseload of people with severe mental disorder acting as care co-ordinator under the Mental Health (Wales) Measure 2010 and carrying out assessments under the Social Services and Wellbeing Act 2014

You will need good assessment, care planning and review skills and be committed to the principles of co-production and establishing what really matters to the person. 

About the Post:

This is a full- time (37hours per week) permanent position working across the localities of Carmarthen and Towy Valley. Due to the current covid restrictions employees are working from home where they can do so.

You can expect regular and effective supervision from a supportive team together with opportunities to develop your practice and career within social work. All IT equipment will be made available to perform your role.

A basic knowledge of Welsh is required to accomplish this post. Support can be provided on appointment to reach this level.

For an informal discussion please contact Carys Lewis Thomas on 01267 244300 / 

A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be requested for this post.

As part of the Council’s Policy and Procedure it is now a requirement that employees must register with the DBS Update Service for which there is an annual subscription fee of £13 borne by the individual.  The Authority will pay for the initial DBS check.

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In order to apply for this vacancy, you must be able to supply the required answers to the following questions:

  • Can you provide evidence that you have the right to live and work in the UK?


Vacancy Links:

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Contact Name: Carys Lewis-Thomas
Telephone: 01267 244300
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