Approved Mental Health Practitioner - Haringey Council

Posted 27 June 2024
Salary £38.00 - £40.00 per hour + Depending on experience
Job type Contract
Discipline Social Care
Contact NameHolly Astrop

Job description

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

Job Purpose

  • The AMHP as required by the Mental Health Act is based at the centralised Duty Hub at St Ann's Hospital, carrying out mental health act assessments as part of a duty rota.
  • To liase with GP's and other key partner agencies to develop and maintain multi-disciplinary and inter-agency working.
  • To provide a high quality comprehensive assessment for Service users, involving as appropriate the views and input from nearest relatives, carers, service providers and partner agencies
  • To work closely with the Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team, where appropriate carry out joint assessments and consider admission to hospital either formally or informally, or refer/signpost to alternative least restrictive alternatives to admission

You must be trained and currently approved as an AMHP.

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