Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP)

Posted 07 March 2024
Salary £44700 - £50080 per annum
LocationNorth London
Job type Permanent
Discipline Social Work
Contact NameTom McKenna

Job description

A North London Local Authority is looking for permanent Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP's) to be part of their statutory mental health service. As an AMHP, you will be contacting service users and carers and establishing support needs where appropriate.

Ideally, you will have experience of working as an AMHP with an understanding of risk assessments and mental health. This Local Authority is committed to the internal training and development and is always looking for internally for promotions.

Benefits for you as the AMHP:

  • 30 Days Annual leave
  • AMHP Supplement - £1,500 per annum
  • Pension Scheme
  • Flexible Working
  • Laptop and Mobile Supply
  • Child Care Vouchers
  • Additional Benefits

Your responsibilities as an AMHP:

  • Managing positive interventions that prevent deterioration in health and wellbeing whilst safeguarding people at risk of abuse or neglect
  • Deliver formal professional reflective supervision and provide guidance and advice regarding casework to less experienced qualified staff
  • Undertake assessment and planning for safeguarding in more complex cases
  • Demonstrate confident and effective judgement about risk and accountability in decision-making

Requirements of you as an AMHP:

  • A recognised social work qualification and AMHP status (Degree/Dip/CQ)
  • A valid registration with Social Work England
  • Significant experience of working as an AMHP
  • Direct work with those who have mental health needs
  • Must hold a full UK Driving Licence

Location: North London

Salary: up to £50,080 per annum

Please follow the instructions on this website, or alternatively contact Tom McKenna on 07587 031100 or for further details and please do be sure to leave your contact details

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