Application deadline 6th September 2020
Job location North Yorkshire
Hours per-week 069718
Salary £34,788 - £38,813

Vacancy Hours 37 hours
Contract Type : Permanent
Interview Date : TBC
Venue for Interview : Skype

Approved Mental Health Professional
Salary: £34,788-£38,813 plus relocation allowance and market supplement.
Base: Sandpiper House, Selby
Hours: Full time
Are you an Approved Mental Health Professional looking for your next challenge, or a trainee Approved Mental Health Professional about to qualify?
Then we have just the role for you!
Our Mental Health Social Care Team at Sandpiper House are looking for an Approved Mental Health Professional to join them on a full time basis.
We are looking for an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) who will complete Mental Health Act assessments across the County of North Yorkshire. Your role will be to offer support in the community and hospital, with the focus on working together with service users’ to enhance their independence and quality of life. You will be expected to undertake safeguarding enquiries and investigations, training is available to support you with this. The work can be complex and challenging and you will be supported to manage this with regular supervision, training and opportunities to consult where necessary senior colleagues.
Supported by the Team Manager you will be located within our mental health social care team. The teams work to support people with mental health difficulties and their carers. This is a busy team and you’ll support your colleagues with MHA assessments across the locality as and when required. It will give you an excellent opportunity to flourish in a challenging yet stimulating work environment, demonstrating your expertise and ability to work in line with legislation, policies and guidelines
To join us, you will be a qualified AMHP with an appropriate qualification in a relevant discipline and a registered professional. With a broad knowledge of the Mental Health Act and Code of Practice you will have the confidence to conduct complex assessments independently and to win the trust of carers, agencies and other contacts.
In return, we can offer a generous package including competitive pay (including a £200/month market supplement), market-leading pension scheme, flexible working practices and the potential of a generous relocation package, as well as discounts for leading retailers as well as a green lease car scheme.
In addition to this, you will benefit from being part of a supportive organisation and team as all Approved Mental Health Professionals will attend a monthly peer supervision, and regular forums and training are provided over the course of the year to ensure CPD requirements are met.
Whilst you would be based within one locality, we are supported with modern technology and accessibility to enable flexibility and agility with working from other work bases or from home and patterns of work, centred on the needs of our customers and the achievement of visible leadership
So, whether your newly qualified looking for your first step on the career ladder or have a wealth of experience and are looking for something new, we want to hear from you!
For a further discussion about this vacancy please contact Rebecca Osborne, Team Manager for Adult Mental Health in Ryedale and Selby on 01609 533637
Key dates:
Closing date: 6th of September 2020
Shortlisting date: 8th of September 2020
Interview date: TBC
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