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Casual Engagement AMHP
  • Employer: Central Bedfordshire Council
  • Reference: CBED/20/9547
  • Published: Tue 23/02/2021, 12:25 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 02/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Evenings, Nights, Part Time, Weekends
  • Hours: 0 hours per week
  • Salary: £20.26 per hour + holiday entitlement of £2.44 per hour.
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Chicksands, Shefford, Bedfordshire

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Casual Engagement AMHP

Team: Emergency Duty Team

Job Family: Supporting - CBG11

Salary: £20.26 per hour +  holiday entitlement of £2.44 per hour.

Hours: 0 Hours - as required by the service

Retained Rate: £29.83 per 8-hour shift

Contract: Casual

Base Location: Priory House, Shefford

Closing Date: Rolling advert to 2nd May 2021- applications reviewed upon receipt


More about the role: 

Come and find your greatness…….

An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Emergency Duty Team to support the service as a Casual AMHP.  This role is to cover annual leave, training or any unexpected absences from the service and will involve working as a casual AMHP.   

The Emergency Duty Team (EDT) provides an emergency social work service out of hours, the service is hosted by Central Bedfordshire Council (CBC) and provides a service to Bedford Borough Council (BBC) and Luton Borough Council (LBC). EDT respond to all emergency social care and Mental Health Act Assessments that arise out of hours and which cannot be left until the next working day. EDT will act to ensure the immediate protection and safeguarding of children, young people, and adults who are at risk of harm. All work is undertaken within the relevant legislative framework.

As a Casual AMHP role the service provides a retain rate for the shift and you will have responsibility for undertaking Mental Health Act Assessments out of hours.

Succeed, and you will be part of a varied and dedicated team where flexibility and commitment go a long way.   At Central Bedfordshire Council, we’re passionate about having a workforce that reflects our community. It’s why we’re committed to creating equal opportunities, so that we always embrace diversity.

As part of this role you will need to have access to your own transport.

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To assess your suitability for the role, you must demonstrate how you meet the key outcomes, accountabilities and competencies. To do this, you’ll need to refer the Family Profile, Role Profile and Competency Framework which can be found in the Recruitment Pack: Casual Engagement AMHP Recruitment Pack

For an informal discussion about this position, please contact: Anita Dunk at or 0300 300 6480

For queries related to the recruitment of this vacancy, please contact: The Recruitment Team at


Central Bedfordshire Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all employees, volunteers and contractors to share this commitment. This post is subject to the disclosure of criminal records.  

Central Bedfordshire Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome enquiries from everyone and value diversity in the workplace. We are a Disability Confident employer, we are working to become a Disability Confident leader in our community.

To maintain a fair and consistent approach for applicants, it is Central Bedfordshire Council's policy to only consider applications made via our online application system and we therefore thank you for not submitting your application offline. If you do not have a CV to hand, please look on our website for a CV template that you can use to create your CV to apply for this role.


We would love to meet you and to share our vision ‘Empowering you and your potential’ and how we work.