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Social Worker - Approved Mental Health Professional

  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: LBH4326
  • Published: Mon 03/09/2018, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/09/2018, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £33282 - £41847
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Various locations across the Hillingdon Borough
About Hillingdon

Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents first.



About the job

We are seeking dynamic and skilled Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs) to work within the Hillingdon Community Mental Health service. London Borough of Hillingdon, in partnership with Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust, have reconfigured the Community Mental Health services to meet the changing needs of our population.
Hillingdon Council is an exciting, challenging and rewarding place to offer your services in the Social Work field, especially in a Mental Health context. In one of London’s largest boroughs, you’ll face a diverse client group and a broad range of issues. You will receive unique levels of both personal and professional on-the-job support and regular supervision to ensure caseload and AMHP responsibilities are balanced. You will be based either at Pembroke Centre in Ruislip or Mead House in Hayes.

About the person

You will have experience of being an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) with the desire to take the next step in your career. It is essential that you are empathetic and professional, with sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983 (2007). You will have good IT and communication skills, and will have the ability to demonstrate in practice the capability to assess risks to clients, and manage that risk accordingly.

Development & rewards

London Borough of Hillingdon are always looking to reward employees. As a member of the Mental Health team, you will receive a range of benefits including: - AMHP allowance of £1800 where applicable- Monthly Mental Health social work forum- Option of Best Interest Assessor training- Annual 3 day AMHP refresher training session- HCPC renewal fees paid- Local government average salary pension scheme- Free parking at the Civic Centre- Generous holiday entitlement- Season ticket loan- Access to a wide range of training and courses- Discounts at council-owned leisure centres- 30% discount on green fees at council-owned golf courses- Discounts and deals on national attractions, theme parks, holidays, insurance and with many national retailers.

  • Employer: London Borough of Hillingdon
  • Reference: LBH4326
  • Published: Mon 03/09/2018, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 24/09/2018, 23:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours:
  • Salary: £33282 - £41847
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Various locations across the Hillingdon Borough

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