Social Worker AMHP Watford SW0822

  • Type: Full Time
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Role: Long contract
  • Salary: to £45 per hour
  • Reference: SW0822
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SW Locums are looking for two Approved Mental Health Practitioners with current warrants and Social Work England Registration to work in Hertfordshire. The roles will be predominantly based in Watford and Lister Hospital with occasional attendance at other sites.

The role would be to carry out Mental Health Act assessments on behalf of Hertfordshire County Council.

  • The AMHP would need to be warranted to carry out assessments on behalf of that local authority
  • Candidates will be fast tracked if not already warranted for Herts.
  • The AMHP is able to work from home in terms of setting up assessments (will need to have access to PARIS and be PARIS trained), but the assessments themselves will take place in a range of settings including the community, S.136 suites, general hospitals, private provider hospitals etc.
  • The AMHP may be asked to carry out assessments in nearby counties depending on location and need, on Hertfordshire patients.
  • The AMHP could base themselves at the AMHP Operations Hub at AMHP Duty Desk, Forest House Annex, Forest Lane, Kingsley Green, Harper Lane, Radlett, Hertfordshire, WD7 9HQ and this would be their official base.
  • This is the preferred base if candidates are not familiar with Hertfordshire.
  • The AMHP will be able to access informal supervision and support through the AMHP Operational Manager, and formal supervision is available on a monthly basis.

At SW Locums you can look forward to:

  • A refreshingly professional and honest approach to your job search.
  • Fast and accurate rates of pay.
  • Committed support with your own, vastly experienced and knowledgeable consultant.
  • Conscientious and well informed advice.
  • Contact available 24/7.
  • Access to exclusive vacancies nationwide. and exclusive training.
  • Free DBS and compliance service.
  • Industry leading “Refer a Friend” recommendation scheme offering up to £300 for successfully placed referrals.*
  • Excellent “Find your own job” bonus – get £250 for bringing your own position to us *
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