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Social Worker/AMHP (ICMHT) - 3 positions available
 
About the role 
The Integrated Community Mental Health Team (ICMHT) are a community based assessment and treatment service for people suffering mental health problems who are aged over 18 years.
 
This is an opportunity to work in a busy ICMHT covering AMHP/Social Worker responsibilities as a team member, with a shared Mental Health caseload.
 
The current vacancies are as follows:
1 x full time, permanent, Liskeard
1 x full time, permanent, Newquay
1 x full time, permanent, Truro
 
For further discussion please contact Stephanie Henshaw 01736 571000 (for Redruth), Krystyna Gillbanks 01872 246800 (for St Austell) or Andy Fox Head of Social Work 01208 834261.
   
About you 
You will preferably already be warranted as a Practising AMHP but we are keen to encourage any newly qualified Social Workers to consider gaining experience in Mental Health.
 
Newly Qualified Social Workers are welcome to apply for this position, but would need to undertake further learning and post qualifying awards, to progress through the career grades. The starting salary for NQSWs is £28,998.00 (Grade I), upon completion of ASYE is £29,909.00 (Grade J) and will rise to £34,809.00 (Grade K) upon completion of PG Certificate.
 
These posts have regular supervision with a senior social work practitioner; you will have a planned training pathway in order to prepare you for your AMHP course. There is also a programme of training organised for all AMHP’s that you will be a part of, including an AMHP practice issues group every two months and AMHP training six times per year which will include law updates. 
 
 

 
Cornwall Council are reviewing how we pay and reward our staff and reward items are subject to change from October.  We will continue to keep you informed on any impacts that may apply to you as this progresses. For more information please visit Pay and Grading Review (Green Book Roles) - Cornwall Council
 
This is a public/customer-facing role, where the statutory English language requirement for public sector workers applies.
 
Your application will need to demonstrate how you meet the required criteria. Please ensure you answer all of the pre-screening questions, in full, within the application form. Please view the Role Profile for the level of role you are applying for, as follows:
 
 
Please be advised that for this role we are accepting uploaded supporting statements and/or CVs to support your online application.
 
 
Fairness and inclusion are at the heart of our vision for Cornwall.  In order to best serve our communities, we are striving to achieve a diverse workforce that is inclusive of all backgrounds, cultures and identities; e.g. race, disability, sex, gender, age, religion and sexual orientation. We are an equal opportunities and Disability Confident employer, and we will assess applicants on their merits. 
 
Cornwall Council is committed to safeguarding and following safer recruitment principles to help make sure our staff and volunteers are suitable to work with children, young people and adults at risk. It’s a vital part of creating a safe and positive environment and making a commitment to keeping all service users safe from harm.
 
Whilst the location/work-base for this role has been specified, our evolving ways of working mean that the role may require you to also work remotely (e.g. from home/other locations). We will discuss this with you during the recruitment process.
 
This position will be subject to an enhanced criminal record disclosure check.
 
More information about working for Cornwall Council is available here
 
We are open to discussion about flexible working.

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