Specialist Practitioner Approved Mental Health Practitioner

10 Woodcock Street
11 Jan 2021
26 Jan 2021
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Specialist Practitioner – Approved Mental Health Practitioner

£35,745 - £43,857

10 Woodcock Street, Aston, Birmingham B7 4BL


Working 36.5 hours per week (with flexible working)




We have new and exciting opportunities for Specialist Practitioner AMHP with a minimum of 2 years relevant post qualification experience to work in Birmingham You must be registered with the relevant regulatory body e.g. Social Work England 

You will be providing services across Birmingham City Council and will fulfil the statutory duties of the Local authority working with our most vulnerable citizens of Birmingham, whilst adhering to the relevant legislation, policies and procedures.


You will have an opportunity to network work with our AMHP out of hour’s service.  Your working hours will be flexible between the hours of 08.45am to 9pm.  Time and a third will be paid for unsociable hours between 8pm and 6am and there may be opportunities for further flexibility to these hours depending on the needs of the service.


Birmingham City Council is committed to providing a variety of Continuing Professional Development, and reflective practice opportunities including specialist AMHP Training, regular Legal Updates and AMHP Forum.


You will be reliable, committed, have an excellent understanding of the law and related legislation, able to work with minimal supervision and be flexible.

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.


Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information


Any Informal enquiries please contact Joanne Lowe AMHP Lead on 07766922353 or email joanne.e.lowe@bimringham.gov.uk or Lavern Newell Team Manager 07885235144 or email lavern.newell@birmingham.gov.uk

Ref: BCC001808


A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken


Right to Work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non-UK applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen that was already employed by Birmingham City Council prior to 31st December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.


An ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence using the English Language as required by Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016


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