Approved Mental Health Professional as the AMHP Senior practitioner for Birmingham City Council. £40 pr hr
Your new company
Birmingham City Council are seeking to appoint a dynamic and highly skilled Approved Mental Health Professionals for their Local Community Team. The post offers an excellent opportunity to be a part of the AMHP Service across the Birmingham area.
Your new role
You will be an experienced AMHP with extensive knowledge of the Mental Health Act and mental health social work practice. You will hold high practice standards and will role model the values and behaviour expected within the role. You will enjoy supporting and developing AMHP ‘s within the team. You will be confident in supporting relationships and advocating on behalf of service users and their carers. We are a busy service offering varied and stimulating practice opportunities for AMHPs due to our diverse inner-city population and the range of specialist mental health inpatient services offered in our local area. Our service is highly respected by our partner organisations and commended for its timely response to referrals.
What you’ll need to succeed
Previous direct experience of delivering Mental Health social work to Adult Service users is essential. You must also have knowledge of key MH legislation, able to produce reports and maintain records. To be successful you will require an Approved Social Work qualification (BA Social Work, CQSW, DipSW, CSS or CCETSW approved equivalent) be AMHP warranted,. It is also essential that you have a current professional registration and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with adults in a Mental Health Social Worker position. Experience of supporting and developing practising AMHPs., Knowledge of ‘CareFirst’ and the 3 conversations model desirable but not essential.
What you’ll get in return
You will be offered a competitive salary however this is dependent on experience with scope for negotiation. This role offers you an opportunity to work under an experienced management team in a developed region. Pay from £40.00 per hour (dependent on experience) Exclusive access to the latest Qualified Social work vacancies Recruitment partner for Birmingham City Council Access to highly commended Free CPD Training Free DBS Service Referral Scheme, £250 for each referral placed Access to both Nationwide and Global job opportunities Your own choice of method of pay – PAYE, Ltd, Umbrella
What you need to do now
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