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Forensic Approved Mental Health Professional - Community Team

  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
  • Location: Chertsey, Surrey
  • Date posted: 01-08-2018
  • Sector: Social Care, Social Work
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: HQ00003687_1533110409

Charles Hunter Associates are currently assisting a highly reputable local authority to recruit for a permanent Forensic AMHP to join their team in Chertsey.

local authority is currently looking for an enthusiastic qualified Forensic AMHP, who  can effectively manage a complex caseload of clients with severe and enduring mental health. The Forensic AMHP must do this, you will be assessing the social care needs of individuals to deliver comprehensive care plans. This Local Authority seeks a dynamic and skilled AMHP to work within the Community Mental Health service. Our client who is in partnership with Chertsey NHS Foundation Trust, have reconfigured the Community Mental Health services to meet the changing needs of the service users. 


Benefits to you as the Forensic AMHP:

  • Laptop and mobile supplied
  • Flexible working where possible
  • 28 days' annual leave
  • Local government salary-related pension offered
  • Discounted childcare vouchers
  • Option to join the car lease scheme

The requirements of you as the Forensic AMHP:

  • A Professional Qualification in Social Work and AMHP status including post qualification experience with those who have a mental health need.
  • You should have a working knowledge of legislation, assessments, preparation of care plans, monitoring and reviewing outcomes.
  • You will hold a current full UK Driving Licence and have access to a vehicle.
  • You will have experience of being an AMHP with the desire to take the next step in your career.
  • It is essential that you are empathetic and professional, with sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983 (2007).
  • You will have good IT and communication skills and will have the ability to demonstrate in practice the capability to assess risks to clients and manage that risk accordingly.

Location: Chertsey 
£39k + healthcare + pension

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