Social Worker/MHO

Argyll and Bute Council

  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: ARB03850

Department: Health and Social Care Partnership

Closing Date: 28th September 2018

Argyll and Bute Council are looking to recruit a permanent full-time Social Worker/Mental Health Officer to join our friendly and supportive integrated community mental health team based in Campbeltown on the stunning Kintyre peninsula.


The post holder will be required to provide a specialist mental health social work service to clients with mental illness, working closely alongside colleagues from health and other agencies.


The post holder will be required to undertake statutory MHO duties under mental health, incapacity and criminal justice legislation and care management for people with mental ill-health.

Applicants should note that:- This post is suitable for job share. The Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exceptions) (Scotland) Order 2003, as amended, applies to this post. This post requires Protection of Vulnerable Group (PVG) registration in relation to working with children and 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). The Individual

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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:


Jacqueline Osborne - Team Leader

Telephone: 01546 604351



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