Locum Approved Mental Health Practitioner

A Local Authority in Berkshire are looking for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP) to join their Community Mental Health Team.

Experience of working within Older Adults Mental Health is preferred.

Benefits for you as an AMHP in the Community Mental Health Team

  • Pay rate of £38 per hour (Umbrella)

  • Office based role with some home working possible

  • Free on-site parking

  • 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:

  • Demonstrate experience of working within the Care Act, Mental Capacity Act, Mental Health Act and Safeguarding

  • Carry out the functions and responsibilities of an AMHP under the Mental Health Act and contribute to the AMHP rota and AMHP backup rotas as required

  • You will be responsible for monitoring the mental health of older people with both organic and functional mental health diagnosis

  • Organising hospital discharges and assessing for care needs and arranging care as required

  • You will be responsible for their own case load and be expected to take part in the duty rota triaging referrals, taking calls as required and completing urgent assessments

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: £38 per hour (Umbrella)

Location: Wokingham, Berkshire

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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