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Approved Mental Health Professional (069712) –

  • Anywhere

Grade – L
Vacancy Hours – Full time, 37 hours per week
Contract Type – Permanent

Base: to be arranged. 3x vacancies, across Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale and Selby locality (SWRS)
Weekend Working – No
Salary: £36,371-£40,578 and market supplement of £200 each month.

Shortlisting – 24th August 2022.

Interviews: 30th August 2022.

Venue: Remote Interviews via MST

Are you an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) looking for your next
challenge. Then we have just the role for you!  Our Mental Health Social Care Team in Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale and Selby are looking for THREE Approved Mental Health
Professional to join us on a full time, permanent basis.


We are looking for an
AMHP who will become part of our AMHP team triaging and completing Mental Health Act
assessments across the county of North Yorkshire where we can offer a generous package including competitive
pay (including a £200/month market supplement), market-leading pension
scheme, flexible working practices and the potential of a generous relocation
package, as well as discounts for leading retailers as well as a green lease
car scheme. As an AMHP working for NYCC you will benefit from being part of a
supportive organisation and team where you will have the opportunity to attend a monthly peer supervision, regular AMHP forums
and training events through out the course of the year to ensure CPD
requirements are met.


Whilst you would be based within one locality, we are
supported with modern technology and accessibility to enable flexibility and
agility with working from home and other work bases,
centred on the needs of our customers and the achievement of our visible
leadership. You will be expected to work flexibly to meet the needs of the service, and will have the opportunity to work varied hours.


As an AMHP you will be working alongside our health and social care colleagues to promote the least restrictive approach to mental health recovery. You will act as a safeguarding enquiry officer, complete Mental Capacity Act Assessments and complete strength based Care Act assessments.

 So, whether your a newly qualified AMHP looking for your first step on the
career ladder or have a wealth of experience and are looking for something new,
we want to hear from you!  

For a further discussion about this vacancy please contact Emma Lyth,
Approved Mental Health
Professional and Team Manager for Adult Mental Health on  07773

New to North Yorkshire? We really do have it all… bustling market towns,
coastal resorts, vibrant cities, rural landscapes not least within our two
national parks and convenient links to neighbouring regions, London and beyond.
Our history of consistently strong educational attainment, safe neighbourhoods,
variety of pastoral pursuits and relatively low levels of unemployment make
North Yorkshire a residence of choice. As an authority we provide a
comprehensive relocation package and offer hands on support with any of your relocation
needs, details of which are below. North Yorkshire benefits from easy
connectivity to the A1M, M62, A19, A64 providing convenient connectivity to
vibrant cities such as Durham, Teesside, Darlington, Newcastle, York, Leeds,
and a little over two hours commute on the main train line to London


Job Description.docx


Reward Booklet.pdf

Enhanced Level DBS Disclosure is required for appointment to this post. 

NYCC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. 

We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC) advertise vacancies on behalf of schools and external organisations (third parties) in North Yorkshire. NYCC are not responsible for the recruitment/employment practices of third parties and accept no liability in relation to the vacancy and any subsequent recruitment/employment processes. Enquiries regarding the vacancy or practices should be made directly with the third party.

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