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Approved Mental Health Practitioner - Ealing Council

  • Location

    Ealing, London

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    Social Care

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  • Salary:

    £35.00 - £37.00 per hour + Depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Holly Astrop

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  • Published:

    23 days ago

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Remedy Recruitment Group are currently seeking an experienced Approved Mental Health Practitioner (AMHP) to work within Ealing Council.

Job Purpose

  • Deciding whether to make an application for a compulsory admission to hospital for assessment or for treatment under Part 2 of the Act (S13)
  • Deciding whether to make an application for guardianship S7 of the Act (S13)
  • Informing or consulting the Nearest Relative about an application (S11)
  • Conveying a patient to hospital (or a place of residence) on the basis of an application as above (S6)
  • Responding to a referral from an NR for an MHA assessment, and, if application is not made, giving the reasons for this in writing to the NR (S13(4))
  • Providing a social circumstances report for the hospital of any patient detained on the basis of an application made by the NR (S14)
  • Confirming that a CTO should be made and agreeing to any conditions (S17A)
  • Agreeing to the extension of a CTO (S20A)
  • Agreeing to the revocation of a CTO (S17F)
  • Applying to the county court for the displacement of an existing NR and/or the appointment of an acting NR (S29)
  • Having the right to enter and inspect premises where a mentally disordered patient is living (S115)
  • Applying for a warrant under Section 135 to search for and remove a patient to a place of safety (S135)
  • Having the power to take the patient into custody and take them to the place they ought to be when they have gone absent without leave (AWOL) (S138)
  • Interviewing a patient arrested by the police on Section 136 (S136(2))
  • Making a decision on whether a patient is subject to section 136 should be moved from one place of safety to another (S136(3))

You will need to be:

SWE 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