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Code: BH/20/0984 Sexual Activity and the Mental Capacity Act

This course will give participants and overall understanding of how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 applies to issues of sexual activities.

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1 03 December 2020 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/0755 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Briefing (EVENT FULL)

The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards are an addendum to the Mental Capacity Act. They build upon the principle of least restrictive intervention and are a set of safeguards that apply to people who are being, or may need to be detained of their liberty, in an acute hospital or registered care home.

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1 16 December 2020 14:00 - 17:00 Microsoft Teams Map

Code: BH/20/0749 Mental Capacity Act Briefing

The Mental Capacity Act Briefing provides an overview of the Act and is relevant to staff supporting adults who may at times lack the capacity to make a decision.

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1 16 December 2020 09:30 - 13:00 Skype for Business Map

Code: BH/20/1227 AMHP PG Dip Approved Mental Health Practice (EVENT FULL)

Applications are invited to train as an Approved Mental Health Professional January – June 2021

The prospective applicants must be:

·        Employed by B&HCC and,

·        HCPC registered social worker, or,

·        Registered mental health or learning disability nurse with the NMC, or,

·        HCPC registered Occupational Therapist, or,

·        BPS registered Psychologist.

You will need the support from your line manager to apply, in the knowledge this is a 5-6 month full time course with a 40 day placement in the dedicated AMHP team.

On successful passing of the course you will be considered for approval (warranting) under the Mental Health Act 1983 to carry out the roles and responsibilities of an AMHP on behalf of Brighton & Hove City Council.

There is an annual market supplement payable to warranted AMHPs who undertake 30 days on the AMHP rota each year (pro rata days and payment for part-timers). In addition you will need to undertake a minimum of 18 hours (3 days) AMHP related training to comply with the Regulations every year.

To apply please click on 'request a place' and complete and return the AMHP application form which can be found in the 'attached documents' by 4th August 2020. Application forms to be returned to lindsey.cockram@brighton-hove.gov.uk 

Brighton & Hove City Council will interview applicants prior to selecting the applicant(s) who will be put forward to the University of Brighton for their round of interviews. Internal Interviews planned for 24th – 28th August 2020

Additionally prospective applicants  are invited to contact the AMHP Practice Manager, Dominic Marley, on 07471217487 for an informal discussion.

Please see attached application forms for further details. Please submit application form to lindsey.cockram@brighton-hove.gov.uk 

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1 11 January 2021 09:30 - 16:30 University of Brighton Map

Code: BH/20/1624 Sexual Activity and the Mental Capacity Act

This course will give participants and overall understanding of how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 applies to issues of sexual activities.

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1 18 February 2021 09:30 - 12:30 Microsoft Teams Map