- Salary - Grade
- GBP £51,567 to £53,574 51567 - PO7
- Contract Type
- Contracted Hours
- Full Time - 36 hours per week
- DBS Required
- Adults, Health & Integration
- Adult Services
- Closing date
London Borough of Hackney /East London NHS Foundation Trust
East London NHS Foundation Trust provides a comprehensive mental health service to people from a diverse range of cultures and ethnic groups covering the City of London, Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets. Our aim is to provide the very highest standards of care based on strong partnerships with Social Services and Primary Care Trusts.
Our Adult Community Mental Health services provide high quality assessment and treatment of people with complex needs and enduring mental health problems, in partnership with service users, carers, local GPs, social care colleagues and voluntary organisations.
In City & Hackney, Mental Health services are provided in partnership with the London Borough of Hackney, through a Section 75 Agreement.
As AMHP Manager you would be responsible for the Management of the Daytime and Out of Hours AMHP Service, as well as the continuing professional development of the Approved Mental Health Practitioners (AMHPs).
This role is accountable to the Borough Director and the Social Work Lead and Service Manager – Community, for the coordination, development and management of the AMHP service within the London Borough of Hackney. You will be responsible for coordinating and supporting the professional practice and on-going CPD for warranted AMHPs and staff within ELFT wishing to train as AMHPs.
You will have overall management responsibility for the work of the AMHP Service and ensuring that it is providing a consistent, high quality service which is recovery focused, and sensitive to the needs of a diverse community.
A professional qualification and being an Approved Mental Health Practitioner is essential for this role, combined with a registration with a relevant professional body. You will have a wealth of experience of leading Teams and relevant experience of managing and developing staff. Up to date knowledge of the current mental health legislation and initiatives is also required for this role.
The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.
When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using examples of your skills, knowledge and experience.
This application process replaces a supporting statement.
Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.
If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values so we achieve the best for our residents, please click on the apply button below.
Closing date: 26 September 2021
Interviews: 08 October 2021
We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued, included and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious; Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.
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