Approved Mental Health Professional (Social Work)

Location Godalming
Job type Permanent
Salary £40000.00 - £45500.00 per annum
Contact Zehnn Young
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Sanctuary Social Care is currently looking for an experienced and dedicated Approved Mental Health Professional to work full-time within a Community Team and Frontline Team based in Godalming. The ideal candidate will possess highly developed specialist knowledge of social work practice in Adults' Services and be registered with Social Work England.

The salary for this permanent Approved Mental Health Professional job is £40,000 - £45,500 per annum (Overtime is paid extra) Up to £8000 for a relocation package.


  • As a qualified Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP), you will be responsible for undertaking statutory duties as laid out in the Mental Health Act, the Care Act and as part of the Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) service.
  • Community teams, support to the frontline AMHP service and is part of the AMHP's service rota.
  • Clear professional leadership and great opportunities offered to develop your career.
  • You will be supported to contribute to the professional development of staff and students through supervision and training.


  • Technology to make day to day tasks more manageable: laptop and mobile phones are provided.
  • Front line staff will get touch screen hybrid devices with detachable keyboards to allow you to work in an agile way and minimise unnecessary travel.
  • Work/life balance: flexible working is supported where possible, including working from home or hot desking at a number of County Council sites.
  • 26 days annual leave (28 after 2 years' service) plus 8 bank holidays.
  • Relocation assistance of up to £8,000, subject to meeting eligibility criteria
  • Refer a friend scheme: earn up to £1000
  • A generous local government salary-related pension.
  • 24/7 employee assistance programme (EAP)
  • Option to join our car lease scheme and many more discounted life-style benefits

Requirements of the Approved Mental Health Professional:

  • Professional Qualification in Social Work
  • A minimum of 2 years relevant post ASYE experience
  • AMHP Trained
  • Post qualifying experience that should include direct work with those who have mental health needs
  • A current full driving licence and have use of a vehicle
  • Working knowledge of legislation, assessments, preparation of care plans, monitoring and reviewing outcomes
  • Ability to maintain personal Approved Mental Health Professional status


This Approved Mental Health Professional job is advertised by Zehnn Young; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, regretfully we are only able to respond to candidates who meet our clients' requirements