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Frontline AMHP - Emergency Duty Team

  • Salary: £40 - £45 per hour
  • Location: South East England
  • Date posted: 19-10-2017
  • Sector: Local Authority, Social Work
  • Job type: Contract
  • Job reference: HQ00002874_1508422537

My client in the South-East of England currently has tasked me with finding a new locum AMHP Social Worker to join their busy Emergency Duty Team. The role is strictly frontline and does not carry a caseload, while shifts are required to be filled throughout all hours of the day. I am looking for someone with at least five years of experience as a practising, qualified AMHP who is able to work at speed in a busy duty environment.

I need someone who has excellent experience and ability in carrying out complex Mental Health Act Assessements as the team deal with up to 80 of these per month. This team does not deal with placement reviews or care coordination, it's purely frontline, high pressure work.

If you are an experienced AMHP based in London, Surrey, Hampshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire or Hertfordshire, this role could be a brilliant option for you.

Essential for the role:

  • HCPC registration
  • Clear, Enhanced DBS
  • Access to a vehicle and vehicle business insurance
  • Minimum of 5 years of AMHP experience
  • The flexibility to work throughout the night and awkward shift patterns if needed

Why choose Charles Hunter Associates?

  • Your own dedicated specialist consultant
  • Access to the widest variety of social work jobs across 180 authorities and private organisations throughout the UK
  • Prompt and reliable payroll which runs weekly
  • Pay rate of up to £45 per hour
  • Free DBS and compliance service
  • £250 referral fee if you refer a friend or colleague looking for work

If you wish apply, please contact Marcus Burns 0118 948 5555 or mburns@charecruitment.com. Alternatively, you can apply through the website.