Approved Mental Health Professional

Posted 21 February 2023
Salary Up to £37.00 per hour
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameKatherine Scoggins

Job description

A Local Authority in Essex England is looking for a Sessional Approved Mental Health Professional to join their AMHP Team. This is a Locum Social Work role.

The ideal Social Worker will have comprehensive 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 an Approved Mental Health Professional:

  • Exceptional pay rate from £37.00 per hour
  • Immediate availability
  • Parking available/ nearby
  • Stable contract due to the demand of the service
  • The opportunity to further enhance your CV and skillset

Your responsibilities as an Approved Mental Health Professional:

  • 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 Professional:

  • 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: Essex

Umbrella pay rate: from £37.00 per hour

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!