Out of Hours AMHP

Posted 20 February 2023
Salary Up to £45 per hour
Job type Contract
DisciplineSocial Work
Contact NameCassie Ferguson

Job description

A West Midlands Local Authority are looking for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP) to join their Mental Health Team. This is an OOH role.

Benefits for you as an AMHP in the Mental Health Team

  • Pay rate of £45 per hour (Umbrella)
  • Great opportunity to enhance your CV
  • 5 - day compliance process if your DBS is already registered to the online update service

Your responsibilities as an AMHP in the Mental Health Team:

  • Undertake a range of emergency assessments of vulnerable adults, children and young people in need, or in need of protection, and their families/carers, critically analysing all necessary information and responding appropriately to the needs of specific vulnerable adults, children and young people and any current or emerging safeguarding issues
  • Work with a range of partner agencies to reduce the risk of harm and provide advice and support to vulnerable adults, children, young people and families
  • Be part of the out of hours planned staffing rota and where appropriate to provide cover in the absence of EDT social work staff, as directed by the EDT team manager
  • Be responsible for and have a continued desire towards personal and professional development including continued AMHP accreditation/ reapproval

Requirements of the AMHP in the Mental Health Team

  • Current registration with Social Work England
  • AMHP Qualification
  • 2 years post qualifying UK experience
  • Qualified Social Worker BA/DipSW/CQSW or equivalent

Pay rate: £45 per hour (Umbrella)

Location: Walsall

If you are interested in this vacancy and wish to apply, please follow the application instructions stated on the website or contact Charles Hunter Associates directly and speak to Cassie Ferguson.

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