Job Description

Salary Range: £38,092 to £42,389, plus AMHP market supplement of £5,000 dependent on experience, together with a Senior Social Worker market supplement of £3,000 if working at this level (all pro rata per annum),and a further 14% alternating shift allowance

Work Location: Hybrid working (home and office based), Winchester

Hours per week: 37 (part-time hours will be considered)

Contract type: Permanent

Closing date: 5 May 2024

Interview Date: w/c 13th May 2024

The Role:

As an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP), you’ll be innovative, person-centred and committed to working with adults in a strengths-based way. Working with other social and health care professionals, you’ll complete assessments and coordinate complex decision-making processes regarding the legal and ethical aspects of detention under the Mental Health Act.

Take a look at our Candidate Pack for more information about the role, team and our values. The section ‘About you’ explains what specific knowledge, skills and experience we want you to tell us about. Make sure you explain how you meet these requirements and demonstrate our values, in your application.

As a qualified Social Worker, Community Psychiatric Nurse or Occupational Therapist, registered with the relevant professional body and holding an AMHP qualification, you’ll be committed to empathetic, person-centred practice and dedicated to upholding the rights of the individuals you’ll be assessing. Your sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice will be evidenced through your successful track record in assessing and mitigating risks to individuals with mental health difficulties. Excellent communication, negotiation and influencing skills are critical for building and maintaining positive relationships with individuals, families, carers and other professionals. Confident at identifying problems, you’ll be comfortable making decisions and using your knowledge and expertise to apply effective solutions.