Contract Type: Casual
We are looking for Approved Mental Health Professionals who are approved by a Local Authority or willing to work to be approved by the Isle of Wight Council to support the AMHP Service.
On the island we are small service, but one that continues to increase in the demand for Mental Health Act assessments.
If you meet the above criteria, then we would like you to work on the casual bank list. This post is zero hours and is convenient for AMHPs who work for another Authority but would like some experience working on an island; and for AMHPs that have not practiced for a while but would be willing to undertake the training to become approved by the Isle of Wight Council.
The ethos of the post is to call upon you to cover AMHP shifts in case of vacancies or sickness. These shifts will cover 24 hrs so may be evening shifts or weekends during the day.
We will provide you with a good induction to the systems and resources of the island before you will be expected to work on your own. During these times you will have access to an AMHP manager to discuss any areas of practice concerns.
• Casual contract via recruitment process
• Mainland AMHPs to receive travel expenses to the island
• Standby fee of £85.00 for every shift, regardless of whether any callout occurs
• Any work done when called out is paid at the rate of £16.82 per hour (Grade 10c, currently under review)
This council and its schools recruit according to the council’s Safer Recruitment policy and are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.
The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination, we actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees. The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer and is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community.
In addition to the above, the Isle of Wight Council is a Disability Confident Employer. This means that providing an individual meets the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared themselves as disabled, they will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.
In the interests of efficiency and economy, no further communication will be sent to you unless you reach the final shortlist.