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Vacancy Details

Lead Practitioner - AMHP

Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council
Grade J SCP 36 -39 £40,578 to £43,570 per annum  
North Sefton
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/05/2022 at 23:55
Sefton Metropolitan Borough Council

AMHP Lead Practitioner - fixed term for 12 months

The Role

Sefton Adult Community Mental Health services are looking to appoint to a newly created role of AMHP Lead Practitioner to support the delivery of the Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) and Adult Community Mental Health Services.

The post is a fixed-term 12-month post, subject to review.

Sefton Adult Community Mental Health Team are co-located with Merseycare Foundation NHS Trust colleagues and provide social care services to individuals with severe and enduring mental health problems.

The successful post holder will be responsible for the running and development of Sefton’s daytime AMHP service alongside the AMHP Lead, providing supervision and support to AMHPs and trainee AMHPs.

Candidates needs to be a practicing AMHP with experience of working on a duty AMHP rota.

For further information, please contact Stephen Roper (AMHP Lead) on 07929 769 251.

Sefton as a Place to Live

Boasting 22 miles of stunning coastline, Sefton is a leading coastal tourist destination with a flourishing visitor economy. Spanning the busy Port of Liverpool, the famous Antony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’ installation, attractive beaches and dunes, to the resort town of Southport, the diversity of the Borough provides a unique mix of urban and natural setting.

This is a diverse and exciting Borough where people can enjoy a great work-life balance. With excellent transport links, Sefton is well placed for accessing cities across the North West, including Liverpool and Manchester.

Sefton is a vibrant local authority that is already on a journey of aspiration and ambition as it works towards delivering its exciting Vision 2030. This journey is shared with our partners and communities as we strive to ensure Sefton is a confident and connected Borough.

Interviews:  To Be Held On: Friday 27th May 2022

Interviews will be conducted via online conferencing facilities i.e. Microsoft Teams

Equal Opportunities

Please note that all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for these jobs (as given in the Person Specification) and who want to apply under the Disability Confident Scheme will be invited to interview.

How to apply

Please apply online via the link provided.


Please note, we do not accept CV’s (unless specified on the advert).


Please fully complete the online application form.




Further information on this vacancy

This vacancy is now closed