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Approved Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP)

  • Location

    Lewisham, London

  • Sector:

    Social Care

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £33.00 - £35.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

  • Contact email:

    holly@remedymedical.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    35

  • Salary low:

    33

  • Job ref:

    REM5768956_1604411736

  • Published:

    25 days ago

  • Duration:

    On going

  • Expiry date:

    2020-12-03

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced AMHP (Approved Mental Health Practitioner) for Lewisham Council.

Job Purpose

  • The Post Holder will provide effective leadership & support to the Operational Manager In coordinating the work of a Social Work Service based at the Ladywell Unit and Lewisham AMHP team to ensure the provision of high quality, effective service delivery.
  • The Post Holder will be an experienced Social worker and practising AMHP and will be expected to take part in the DUTY AMHP rota.
  • To Support the Operational Manager who has oversight of both Lewisham AMHP Service and Lewisham Inpatient ASC services, to ensure they work in a manner that promotes best practice. To work across Inpatient, Crisis Services (CRHTT,A&E,PLN,ARC etc.)and Community services to develop a pathway for Service Users in Crisis who may require a MHAA,MCA assessment and an Acute inpatient Admission.
  • The Post Holder will support the Operational Manager oversee the AMHP Duty and Inpatient Social Work Team and will provide supervision and oversight of the performance and learning needs of both Inpatient Social Workers and AMHP's.

You will need to be:

HCPC registered

Eligible to work in the UK

Why Choose Remedy?

Competitive pay rates

Access to exclusive roles that aren't available from other agencies

1st tier agency

Up to £250 for each social work professional you refer to us who we place*

If you are interested and would like to find out more please apply to this advert with a copy of your updated CV. Alternatively, please send your CV directly