Our Benefits

We value our colleagues in Cambridgeshire County Council and have developed a number of benefits in addition to the basics like annual leave, sick pay, pension and mileage…

  • A comprehensive wellbeing package to cover all aspects of wellbeing, both in and out of work, which can also be accessed by your family
  • Buy up to 4 weeks additional annual leave (pro-rata) through our salary sacrifice scheme
  • Take your bank holidays flexibly to better suit your personal circumstances
  • Make Additional Voluntary Contributions (Shared AVCs) to your pension with tax and National Insurance savings
  • Access to development opportunities, apprenticeships and qualified coaches to support your personal and professional growth
  • Paid volunteering hours each year so you can make a positive impact on our community during your normal working day
  • Access to Peer Support Groups through our IDEAL staff equality, diversity and inclusion network
  • Opportunities to nominate and receive Employee Recognition Awards
  • An Our Cambs Rewards account, giving you access to in-store and online discounts as well as our Car Lease and Cycle to Work schemes

About the role

Are you a registered Social Worker, Nurse, Occupational Therapist or Psychologist who has also completed Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) Training?

Cambridgeshire County Council’s Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) service has a fantastic opportunity for a full time qualified professional who holds a qualification as an AMHP.

The successful candidate will work across both the Cambridge and Huntingdon/Fenland AMHP duty rota 5 days per week.  The Cambridge AMHP Office is based at Fulbourn Hospital and the Huntingdon/Fenland AMHP office is based at the Newtown Centre in Huntingdon. The expectation is that you would work equally between the two sites however this is dependent on service requirements.

The post is for the daytime AMHP service. The basic working hours are 9-5pm, but the AMHP’s need to be able to work until assessments are completed which can be later than 5pm.

Overtime is paid as well as an AMHP allowance of £2781.96 per year.

For more information or to chat about this opportunity please contact John Mitchell, Interim Manager for AMHP service on 07519559834.

Appointment to this post will be subject to the outcome of an Enhanced Disclosure obtained through the Disclosure and Barring Service. The Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 

About you

Candidates need to be dynamic, innovative, committed and passionate; you’ll bring a comprehensive knowledge and skill base to the challenge of working as part of the AMHP team.

Your existing skills will enable you to support and develop others as well as being a role model for good practice, ensuring the very best outcomes for the people of Cambridgeshire.

Candidates must hold a degree level qualification including a certified and current qualifications in a registered profession as per the Mental Health (Approved Mental Health Professionals) (Approval) (England) Regulations 2008; with evidence of post qualifying experience and continued professional development.  In addition you must have an Adult Mental Health Professional qualification.

About us

Cambridgeshire is a great place to work and live with a diverse population, an urban centre in Cambridge, historic Isle of Ely, Huntingdon and St Ives as well as more rural landscapes.

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire and want our workforce to be reflective of this diversity, which we believe benefits our employees, the organisation and our communities.

Visit our jobs and careers section to find out more about our wide range of learning and development opportunities; apprenticeships; our wellbeing package; staff benefits; our commitment to equality, diversity and Inclusion. 


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