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Mental Health Act Administrator

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Manchester
Salary
£21,420 to £21,420 a year
Closing date
25 Jun 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Service
Adult
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We are currently recruiting an outstanding Mental Health Act Administrator to support in ensuring the legal requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 at Cygnet Lodge Salford,

You will be working full time (40 hours per week) on a 9 to 12 month temporary basis at Cygnet Salford.

Cygnet Lodge Salford is a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for women.

The service supports individuals with a primary diagnosis of mental illness, but they may also have a complex secondary diagnosis, including a personality disorder.

Main duties of the job
Your day-to-day...

  • Scrutinising section papers and checking that relevant paperwork is present and correct reporting to the MHA Administrator any areas which require amendment
  • Ensuring that diaries and spreadsheets are updated with listings of hearings
  • Notifying all parties concerned regarding report deadlines and dates of hearings
  • Chasing up reports for all Tribunal and Managers Hearings
  • Contacting Hospital Managers and arranging their attendance at Hearings
  • Assist the Tribunal Clerk when required to do so, ensuring that the room is set up, paperwork available and collecting visitors from reception and to liaise with the Tribunal panel in the absence of the Clerk
  • Data input of Section within the Mental health Act spreadsheet Covering MHA Administrator in his/her absence
  • Complete Mental Health Act Audits using Corporate Template for All Wards.
  • Attending Meeting in the absence of the Mental Health Administrator
  • Liaise with external Agencies & the Multi-disciplinary Team within the Hospital setting


About us
We are looking for people who have

  • Previous administration experience including report preparation, organising meetings, liaising with customers/clients
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) with qualifications in English and Maths
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Experience of working in a Healthcare environment alongside medical practitioners is desirable
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA 1983) is desirable
  • Knowledge of compliance and auditing systems required by regulatory bodies (CQC) is desirable


Job description
Job responsibilities

We are currently recruiting for a Mental Health Act Administrator to support in ensuring the legal requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 at Cygnet Lodge Salford,

Cygnet Lodge Salford is a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for women. The service supports individuals with a primary diagnosis of mental illness, but they may also have a complex secondary diagnosis, including a personality disorder.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You'll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

With us,you'll have the chance to progress your career in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

Your day-to-day...
  • Scrutinising section papers and checking that relevant paperwork is present and correct reporting to the MHA Administrator any areas which require amendment
  • Ensuring that diaries and spreadsheets are updated with listings of hearings
  • Notifying all parties concerned regarding report deadlines and dates of hearings
  • Chasing up reports for all Tribunal and Managers Hearings
  • Contacting Hospital Managers and arranging their attendance at Hearings
  • Assist the Tribunal Clerk when required to do so, ensuring that the room is set up, paperwork available and collecting visitors from reception and to liaise with the Tribunal panel in the absence of the Clerk
  • Data input of Section within the Mental health Act spreadsheet
  • Covering MHA Administrator in his/her absence
  • Complete Mental Health Act Audits using Corporate Template for All Wards.
  • Attending Meeting in the absence of the Mental Health Administrator
  • Liaise with external Agencies & the Multi-disciplinary Team within the Hospital setting

We are looking for people who have
  • Previous administration experience including report preparation, organising meetings, liaising with customers/clients
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) with qualifications in English and Maths
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Experience of working in a Healthcare environment alongside medical practitioners is desirable
  • Knowledge of Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA 1983) is desirable
  • Knowledge of compliance and auditing systems required by regulatory bodies (CQC) is desirable

In return,youll receive a competitive salary and a range of benefits including:
  • Full training and Induction
  • Regular coaching and support
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company paid Life Assurance scheme
  • Smart Health Toolkit- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Subsidised meals on duty


Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

If you are interested in the role please click 'Apply' alternatively email LouisBrown@Cygnethealth.co.uk

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Company

Empowering people and making a positive difference

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users and their families. Our purpose is to care, enable & make a positive difference. Our vision is to be the preferred provider & employer of choice in our sector.

Our great team believe in -

  • Togetherness
  • Patients, service users & their families are at the heart of what we do
  • Making a real difference in people's lives
  • Building caring relationships to improve mental health

Dedicated people who change lives together

At Cygnet, our people work across many different teams that pull together to achieve excellent outcomes for those in our care. So wherever your strengths lie, you can make the most of them with us – and enjoy a rewarding career that makes a significant difference to others.

Join one of our dedicated teams and be part of something meaningful:

  • Leadership Team
  • Doctors & Consultants Team
  • Nursing Team
  • Allied Health & Psychology Team
  • Education Team
  • Care & Support Team
  • Hospitality & Non-clinical Team

 

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