Approved Mental Health Professional

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
£43,516 - £46,549 plus 20% allowance
Closing date
31 Dec 2023

Directorate: Social Care, Health Integration and Wellbeing

Section: Adult EDT

Grade: Level 13 plus 20% allowance

Hours: 37 hours per week, working outside of normal office hours.

Closing Date: This vacancy will close once the positions have been filled.


This advert is open to both Internal and External applicants.


An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Adult Emergency Duty Team in Stoke-on-Trent as a full time Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP). The post requires an individual who has a sound knowledge of the Mental Health Act, statutory guidance and related legislation and is already acting as a n AMHP. We are looking for an AMHP who will become part of our AMHP team triaging and completing Mental Health Act assessments across the city and wider area. As an AMHP working for Stoke-on-Trent City Council you will benefit from being part of a supportive organisation and team where you will have the opportunity to attend peer supervision, regular AMHP forums and training events throughout the course of the year to ensure CPD requirements are met.


As an AMHP you will be working alongside our health and social care colleagues to promote the least restrictive approach to mental health recovery.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment.  This position is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to a criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


Please note that if an employee who is currently at risk of redundancy within the organisation applies for this vacancy their application will receive priority.  If this happens you will be advised accordingly.



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