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Approved Mental Health Professional - AMHP

Job Title: Approved Mental Health Professional - AMHP
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Isle of Wight
Salary: Market related
REF: LMHC342343
Contact Name: Liam Murphy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

We are currently looking for a Approved Mental Health Professional - AMHP. You will be working in Isle of Wight for the council. 

Monday - Friday

Shift Times

Temp Contract

Pay rate negotiable

Job Purpose

Deliver a high quality, person-centred, accountable statutory social care service, ensuring that vulnerable adults and their families and careers;

  • Are able to assess, manage and review their own needs and risks, maximise their own independence and self-direct the responses to deliver agreed outcomes
  • Can access personalised care and support to meet their assessed needs and maintain themselves in the community

Key Responsibilites

  • Providing appropriate responses or referrals within required timescales, organisational, policy and legislative requirements including the reimbursement legislation and eligibility guidelines
  • Providing prompt support to meet immediate risks and needs in crisis situations
  • Providing targeted, appropriate support to citizens’ self-assessments of their needs, working in partnership with colleagues in health and other partner agencies to contribute to multi-disciplinary assessments as required
  • Identify, investigate and manage potential safeguarding, Mental Health Act, mental capacity, continuing health care and other high risk situations where citizens’ safety or liberty may be at risk, working with all relevant agencies so as to enable citizens to take risks whilst protecting them from abuse, managing the risks to staff and the Council
  • Undertake the statutory functions of the Department relevant to the post, maintaining an up to date knowledge of legislation, policy and service developments in social work, occupational therapy and related areas of skill and expertise including 18 hours of training/development required to maintain AMHP status.
  • Maintain efficient and reliable liaison with other statutory and voluntary agencies as well as other Council departments, having particular regard to effective working relationships with statutory and independent sector providers of residential, nursing and community based services
  • Develop expertise and knowledge of services, conditions and local community resources and to use this to contribute to the management and development of team, group and council-wide policies, processes, projects and services

4Recruitment Services is a specialist recruitment agency for Qualified Social Workers and HealthCare Professionals. We offer:

  • An excellent referral scheme of £250 for each successfully placed referral
  • HCPC certified complimentary training
  • 24 hour one on one specialist social work consultant based within your geographical area
  • Our own dedicated payroll support ensuring you get the full benefits of your payment

Recruitment is done in line with safe recruitment practices. 4Recruitment Services is an equal opportunities employer.

To discuss this vacancy or other Social Work vacancies in your area please contact Liam Murphy on