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Approved Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP)

  • Salary: Up to £38 per hour
  • Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Date posted: 26-07-2018
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Care, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00003662_1532617507

Cambridge county council are looking for an experienced Approved Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) to join their team. The successful AMHP will be covering the area of Cambridge and Peterborough. The role will include AMHP duty and supporting the less experienced staff within the team. It has a great contract length accompanying it.

What are the benefits of the AMHP role:

  • Excellent pay rate of £38.00 per hour
  • The chance of Temp to Permanent for the right candidate
  • A beautiful setting for work
  • A long stable contract for the foreseeable future

Responsibilities will you hold as AMHP:

  • To provide supervision, training and feedback to staff.
  • Deputise for the Team Manager when required.
  • Management of a small, complex caseload.
  • To carry out statutory functions under the Mental Health Act 1983.
  • Provision of support for people in crisis.

Requirements to apply for the AMHP role:

  • An appropriate qualification (Degree or equivalent)
  • 2 years post qualifying experience
  • Qualified AMHP
  • Experience working on a duty AMHP rota

If you are interested in applying for this AMHP position, you must follow the instructions to apply. Alternatively, you can contact me on 0118 948 5555 or email tthomson@charecruitment.com to ask any questions.


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