Ref. 64730

Approved Mental Health Professional

  • Location: Reading, England
  • Salary: £42 - £42 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Social Care is looking for a locum qualified Approved Mental Health Professional, currently approved to practice as an AMHP, to work in the Reading area.

The role:

The successful candidate will be part of the AMHP & Forensic Mental Health Social Care Team, with the main role focusing on carrying out the statutory requirements of the AMHPs as indicated on the Mental Health Act 1983(2007), the AMHPs carry no caseloads. Additional duties when not completing Statutory AMHP duties or other partnership work with communities and our partners.

You need experience of working with service users, carers and families within a crisis intervention model of care and will be expected to provide a response to requests for consultation, advice and assessment to Reading residents in mental health crisis. You must be able to work autonomously and be a good team player and have the ability to undertake complex assessments, ongoing risk assessment whilst considering safeguarding issues is a significant part of the role as well as excellent knowledge of the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act, European Convention of Human Rights and other relevant legislation is expected.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Qualified AMHP + SWE Registration
  • Experience: Experience as an AMHP, and working with vulnerable adults with Mental Health problems.
  • Compliance: RTW in the UK with no restrictions
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37 hours p/w.

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