AMHP - Hospital Team

Posted 14 March 2023
Salary Up to £48.00 per hour + £150 weekly expense
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

A Local Authority in West Sussex is looking for an Approved Mental Health Practitioner to join their Hospital Team. This is a Locum Social Work role offering £150.00 weekly expense.

The ideal Social Worker will have extensive experience in an AMHP position. The key to success in this role is to be able to start the contract confidently with little supervision.

Benefits for you as a Hospital based AMHP:

  • Exceptionally competitive pay rate of £48.00 per hour plus £150 weekly expense
  • Immediate availability
  • Parking available/ nearby
  • An opportunity to be part of the Council's transformative period

Your responsibilities as a Hospital based AMHP:

  • Carry out all duties in line with policies and procedures in place
  • Completing assessments/ reports under the Mental Health Act (MHA) 1983 (2007)
  • Triage, risk assess and manage demand for services
  • Utilise an understanding of both Adult and children legislation
  • Work cohesively with connected services

Requirements of you as a Hospital based AMHP:

  • 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: Worthing, West Sussex

Umbrella pay rate: £48.00 per hour plus £150.00 weekly expense

PAYE payment options available also

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

If this role isn't what you are looking for, but you are looking to make a move within Social Work, get in touch, as we have many other opportunities!