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DATE ADDED: Sun 20/01/2019

Mental Health Social Worker / AMHP

St Peter Port, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

We are seeking a committed and experienced Approved Mental Health Social Worker or Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) to join our clients Adult Mental Health Social Work Team on the beautiful Island of Guernsey , in the Channel Islands.
Please note; Guernsey has adopted the Agenda for Change banding system, but have applied their own salary scale, as above.
Combined with the lower income tax rate and no VAT this equates to a salary of over one band higher than the UK-equivalent Band.
The current Guernsey Band 7 salary is £50,172. There is a 4.5% additional on-call alllowance.

The duty and intervention team forms part of adult mental health services offering both urgent and non-urgent assessments to people presenting with severe mental health issues and/or acute risk. The composition of the team reflects an integrated multi-disciplinary model of mental health and social care.
You will provide intensive, recovery-focused Mental Health support to clients both in the hospital and in the wider community.
You will also be required to to take part in the Island-wide rota in the carrying out of ASW/AMP duties including; liaison with GP's, FMEs and Psychiatrists and developing and maintaining multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working.

The island of Guernsey is in the Channel Islands and has a population of 65,000. It has some of Britain's finest and best-kept beaches , an especially mild and sunny climate , and an offbeat, historic harbor town in St. Peter's Port, the island's capital.

Person Requirements :
Qualified Social Worker with current full HCPC registration .
A minimum of two year's current or recent practice experience woring as an AMHP.
Ability to make judgments and decisions with confidence, and to cope in stressful situations, prioritise and manage own workload.
Be in possession of a clean and current car driving licence.

The benefits of working in Guernsey include:
- A higher-than-UK salary.
- A £10,500 bonus scheme; £1,120 at completion of 1 & 3 years service and £4,120 at 2 & 4 years.
- A flat rate 20% income tax.
- No Council tax or VAT
- A relocation payment of £5,000*
- On-site Staff Accommodation or a generous allowance for private rental accommodation*
- A continental lifestyle, where the people are friendly, and crime is very low.
*Full T&C in relocation directive

We are a leading healthcare recruitment partner with particular expertise in the placement of the full range of Mental Health and Social Work staff.
As a nurse-led consultancy, our detailed understanding of the complexity of the AMHP role places us in an excellent position to match your skills with the specific requirements of our Clinical Recruiting Managers.

For an insight into Jarrodean as a Consultancy and for a summary of all current roles visit www. [... Click Apply...]

If this role is not for you, please remember we offer a generous £500 Bonus for any successful friend or colleague referrals.