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AMHP - Emergency Duty Team

  • Salary: Up to £44 per hour
  • Location: South East England
  • Date posted: 05-01-2021
  • Sector: Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: J961_1609844103

A Local Authority in South East England is looking for an Approved Mental Health Practitioner to join their Emergency Duty Team. This is a Locum Social Work role that can offer both full and part time hours.

The ideal Social Worker will have recent experience in an AMHP position. The key to success in this role is to be able to start the contract confidently with little supervision. There is also opportunity with this role to work long 12 hours shifts.

Benefits for you as an Approved Mental Health Practitioner:

  • Highly competitive pay rate of £44.00 per hour
  • Flexible working available
  • An opportunity to do either full or part time hours
  • Immediate availability
  • The opportunity to further enhance your CV

Your responsibilities as an Approved Mental Health Practitioner:

  • Working on the AMHP rota and complete duty work
  • Work in partnership with other connected services
  • Completing assessments under the Mental Health Act (MHA) 1983 (2007)
  • Report writing
  • Carry out emergency community visits
  • Utilise an understanding of both Adult and children legislation

Requirements of you as an Approved Mental Health Practitioner:

  • A recognised Social Work qualification (Degree/DipSW/CQSW)
  • A valid Social Work England registration
  • Have competent knowledge and experience of Mental Health and AMHP work
  • A valid UK Driving Licence and car is essential to this role

Location: South East England

Pay rate: £44.00 per hour

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Katherine Scoggins on 0118 948 5555 or email for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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