Permanent AMHP job in Surrey – full and part time vacancies available

Closing on: Feb 18, 2022

Supply Care Solutions are looking for an AMHP (Social Worker) in Surrey. Previous Mental Health/Hospital experience essential.

SALARY: starting from £40,227 pa supplemented with an annual allowance of £1,500 (pro rata for part-time contracts).
TYPE: LOCUM
TEAM: Mental Health team
HOURS: Will Consider Full time and part time applications/

The AMHP mental health (MH) locality teams within the Adult Social Care (ASC), is seeking to appoint 9 approved mental health professionals; 6 full time posts (36 hours per week) and 3 part time posts (18 hours per week).

Please note candidates do not have to be AMHP’S already you can be trained to get the AMHP warrant status whilst in post.

JOB OVERVIEW:

Mental health (MH) locality teams receive referrals screened by centralised MH duty team.
Successful candidates would be responsible for; undertaking statutory duties as laid out in the Mental Health Act, the Care Act, undertaking section 42 safeguarding enquires, making contact with service users and carers and establishing support needs and where appropriate signposting to appropriate services, completing adult social care assessments applying a strength based approach to support planning, completing reviews of existing packages of care, completing joint section 117 after care planning, working with partner agencies to include CMHRS’, and supervision of staff. AMHPs will provide regular support to the frontline AMHP service and be part of the AMHP’s service rota.

We will offer clear professional leadership and great opportunities to develop your career.

About you

This is an exciting opportunity for qualified Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP) To be shortlisted for an interview with he client your application and supporting statement will clearly evidence the following:

• Willing to maintain personal Approved Mental Health Professional status (Warranted)
• Professional Qualification in Social Work
• Post qualifying experience that should include direct work with those who have mental health needs
• A current full driving licence and have use of a vehicle
• A working knowledge of legislation, assessments, preparation of care plans, monitoring and reviewing outcomes
• Commitment to your own professional development, including maintaining up-to-date knowledge of mental health issues

Please note candidates do not have to be AMHP’S already you can be trained to get the AMHP warrant status whilst in post.

The offer:
• Innovative technology to make day to day tasks more manageable: laptop and mobile phones are provided.
• Front line staff will get touch screen hybrid devices with detachable keyboards to allow you to work in an agile way and minimise unnecessary travel
• Work/life balance: flexible working is supported where possible, including working from home or hot desking at a number of County Council sites
• 26 days annual leave (28 after 2 years’ service) plus 8 bank holidays
• Relocation assistance of up to £8,000, subject to meeting eligibility criteria
• Refer a friend scheme: earn up to £1000
• A generous local government salary-related pension.
• 24/7 employee assistance programme (EAP)
• Option to join our car lease scheme and many more discounted life-style benefits

 

If you are interested in this position please apply online or call us on 020 8506 1111

Supply Care Solutions have a number of locum jobs across the UK. * All locums must be contract compliant before commencing work through our agency. We are recruiting professionals across all specialisms and grade. We offer an excellent referral bonus for any new worker you refer to us *Terms and conditions apply. Supply Care Solutions works in conjunction with Monitor/TDA rate caps

Job Category: AMHP Social Workers (All Grades)
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Surrey

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