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Approved Mental Health Professional, Tower Hamlets

  • Job reference: amhp0802towerhamlets
  • Location: Tower Hamlets, London
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified Social Work
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Job description: Approved Mental Health Professional, Tower Hamlets

We are currently recruiting for an AMHP to work in Tower Hamlets, East London.

The vacancy is to work Full Time hours and to start ASAP!

The post is initially for three months but may be extended.

About the role:
*You will be based in the Psychiatric Liaison team of Royal London Hospital.
*You would carry out mental health care needs assessments of service users presenting in the Emergency Department and the acute hospital, consultation-liaison service, support with discharge arrangements and liaison with relevant services, amongst other relevant responsibilities within the liaison service.
*As an Approved Mental Health Professional, you would identify the need for, and carry out, assessments under the Mental Health Act on behalf of the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.
*The purpose is to reduce the 12 hours waiting times in emergency department for service users with mental health problems, providing timely reviews of their needs and risks, signposting service users to appropriate services.
*It would also support the AMHP and Emergency Duty Team with the increasing volume of MHA assessments.

Requirements -
*A degree or Masters in Social Work (or any other recognised equivalent qualification)
*SW England Registration
*AMHP Qualification

Working with Service Care Solutions comes with many benefits, including: -
*£150 Registration Bonus (paid after 4 weeks in the role)
*Free Umbrella service through Arch Umbrella
*£250 a year towards any work related training you would like to undertake
*Costs covered for your SW England registration renewal (50% paid at time of renewal and remaining 50% paid the following year when due for renewal again, you must be working for us to claim this benefit)

Service Care Solutions also offers a £250 referral bonus! So if you know anyone who would be ideal for this role, you will receive £250 for your referral once their probationary period has been completed!

If you are interested in the role, or know of anyone who may be, please contact Nosheen at Service Care Solutions on 01772 208964, or email