Approved Mental Health Practitioner - AMHP – Mental Health – Lewisham
Our client in the Lewisham area are looking for an Approved Mental Health Practitioner to join their Mental health social work team.
Your main job duties will include:
- Required to use professional knowledge to assess, monitor and review social care needs of individuals, relatives and carers and to arrange the provision of appropriate care services
- Completing full assessment of the risks, protection and social care needs of individuals, carers and families.
- Devising individual care plans based on needs and risks and take appropriate action
- Required to manage an agreed case load
- Monitor, review and reassess care packages/services to ensure continued effectiveness
- Covering duty rota
- To carry a short-term caseload of clients with varying diagnoses, and assess crisis cases in the walk-in clinic.
- Initiate and follow Safeguarding Adults procedures as an investigating Officer
- Assess for and complete Mental Health Review Tribunal reports, Reports for Hospital Managers, and Carers Assessments
- To assess under the Mental Capacity Act and if appropriate make best interests decisions.
- To carry out roles according to the Assessment duty rota within the Service.
- To work within the Recovery model of care, ensuring whenever possible social inclusion and integration in to the wider society, understanding and managing risk within this setting
- Advising and providing consultation with regards to social work for other professionals
- To be competent in using two electronic systems over both social care and health services
You will need to have an AMHP Qualification and HCPC registration. Previous experience with older service users is essential.
Please register your interest now by clicking the Apply now button.
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By Working with RT-Social Care you will receive the following benefits:
- Free DBS and compliance service
- Access to vacancies across the UK
- Dedicated Specialist Consultant
- Access to our range of training opportunities
- Excellent Aftercare Service
- Prompt and reliable payroll
- Networking opportunities at our numerous candidate events
- £250 referral fee*
RT Social Care is an equal opportunities employer
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