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Forensic Social Worker

  • Job reference: SW.100
  • Location: Chertsey, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Forensic Social Worker £39,270- £43,150 plus AMHP supplement of £1,500 per annum, 36 hours per week (full time).

About the Role
Service Care Solutions are looking for experience Social workers in Surrey to deliver high-quality care for service-users with mental health and substance misuse needs.
We currently have a vacancy within a Community Forensic Service. We are looking for an enthusiastic and qualified Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) who can effectively manage a complex caseload of clients with severe and enduring mental health needs whilst assessing the social care needs of individuals to deliver comprehensive care plans to meet specific needs within an integrated team. You will have an interest in forensic mental health and a good understanding of risk assessment and the mental health act.
You will be responsible for undertaking statutory duties and be part of a rota for the Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) service. We will offer clear professional leadership and great opportunities to develop your career. You will be supported to offer supervision, training and professional development of staff, students and volunteers, and be responsible for your own personal training in order to maintain up-to-date knowledge of mental health issues.

To apply you should have a Professional Qualification in Social Work, and Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) status and post qualifying experience that should include direct work with those who have mental health needs. In addition to this, you should have a working knowledge of legislation, assessments, preparation of care plans, monitoring and reviewing outcomes.

You should also hold a current full driving licence and have use of a vehicle to undertake this role.

Please apply to Chris Wheeler at Service Care Solutions calling me on 01772 208 962 now or email chris.wheeler@servicecare.org.uk with your updated CV