Senior Social Worker
Jersey (PO Boxes & businesses), Jersey, Crown Dependencies
- Full time
- Contract, Permanent, Temporary
- Job level
- Deputy Manager / Senior Staff, Manager
- 4 Nov 2019
- 31 Dec 2019
National Locums are seeking to recruit a Senior Social Worker/
The successful applicant will be a Grade 11 (Senior Social Worker). They must hold one of the relevant qualifications below:
Must have AMHP (England/Wales) or MHOA (Scotland) or ASW (Northern Ireland) qualification
Authorised Officers are social workers with a minimum of two years post qualifying experience who have gained the equivalent mental health qualification detailed above in the UK, which prepares experienced social workers to undertake the statutory role under the Mental Health (Jersey) Law 2016.
APs have a unique role in supporting and protecting people vulnerable because of mental disorder.
Their duties include:
• protecting health, safety, welfare, finances and property
• safeguarding of rights and freedom
• duties to the Court and Tribunal
• public protection in relation to mentally ill offenders.
AO's are involved in the assessment of individuals experiencing mental disorder who may need compulsory measures of care, treatment and in some cases, detention.
The role carries considerable autonomy and responsibility and involves working alongside medical professionals.
Contact us today for further information.
This job was posted to Social worker in Jersey (PO Boxes & businesses), Jersey, Crown Dependencies
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