Advanced Practitioner (Mental Health Officer) - FLK11516

Falkirk Council

Advanced Practitioner (Mental Health Officer) - FLK11516

£40,001 - £50,000

Falkirk Council, Arnothill, Falkirk

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 8 weeks ago, 16 Apr

Closing date: Job Closed

job Ref: FLK11516

Full Job Description

Job Description

 In Falkirk we are proud and passionate about the work we do. We are proud to have a workforce with values that promote human rights, social justice and professional integrity. We recognise the importance of diversity within our organisation that reflects the communities we serve. Due to service redesign, we have new full time permanent mental health officer / Advanced Practitioner posts available across adult social work services.

This post is a dedicated Mental Health Officer post which will offer an exciting opportunity for experienced, motivated, and ambitious practitioners to work in a dynamic environment with a forward-thinking workforce, who are determined to make a real positive difference for people accessing services and living in our communities. Trauma informed, relationships and a strengths based social work approach sits at the heart of our practice. We are committed to continuing to develop a culture where all our workforce feel valued, included and able to be their best at work. This supports our mission to be recognised as a learning organisation promoting openness and creativity across the workforce.

If you wish to be considered for an advanced practitioner post you will be required to evidence the following criteria at interview. Experience of chairing meetings and a proven track record of supporting team practice development in a number of ways, such as mentoring, facilitating student placements, groups or communities of practice.

You should indicate as part of your application if you are interested in applying for an Advanced Practitioner position.

We work in partnership with health colleagues in Forth Valley NHS affording excellent opportunities for joint working.

You must hold a relevant Social Work qualification with MHO accreditation and must be registered with SSSC.

If you are the successful candidate, you will be required to gain/maintain PVG scheme membership.

This post is based within Woodlands Resource Centre, however you may be required to work from any other Falkirk Council premises.

You must have the ability to travel as per service demand. Falkirk Council promote a flexible and home working policy.

For an informal discussion, please contact Charlene Watson / Roslyn Henderson on .