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Department: Health and Social Care Partnership Closing Date: Wednesday 22nd November 2023 Requirements Argyll and Bute Council are looking to recruit an experienced mental health officer to a busy but very supportive integrated mental health...

Department: Health and Social Care Partnership

Closing Date: Wednesday 22nd November 2023

Requirements

Argyll and Bute Council are looking to recruit an experienced mental health officer to a busy but very supportive integrated mental health team in Helensburgh. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and enthusiastic individuals who are looking for an exciting opportunity to join our integrated CMHT’s working across our beautiful rural locality. The post holder will be required to undertake statutory MHO duties under mental health, incapacity and criminal justice legislation. Additionally they will undertake some care management and the council officer role for people with mental ill-health.

Argyll and Bute Council recognises the numerous benefits of a positive work-life balance to the wellbeing and productivity of our employees. We will take a flexible first approach to requests from our employees to change the way that they work. While we must balance such requests with the need to ensure the quality of the important services we deliver is not compromised, we will ensure that each request is given careful consideration with a view to achieving a positive outcome wherever possible. 

 

Applicants should note that:-

  • Happy to talk about flexible working arrangements.
  • This post is suitable for job share.
  • The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2013, as amended, applies to this post.
  • This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) Membership in relation to working with adults.
  • You will be required to participate in standby or other out of hour's service arrangements, as appropriate.
  • This post requires registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

If you would like clarification on any information contained within the vacancy advert and/or the job description you will require to speak with the recruiting manager, who is:-

 

Nadia Johnson, Team Manager

Telephone number: 01436 658763

Email: nadia.johnson@argyll-bute.gov.uk

 

Please note that you cannot apply for this vacancy by contacting the recruiting manager, applications must be made by clicking on the Apply Now button at the top of this page.

Please also note that we do not accept CV’s, only applications completed and submitted via the Apply Now button on this page.

We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy

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