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Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act Lead

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
21 Jun 2024

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Mental health
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Previous Applicants Need Not Apply

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, passionate, and motivated registered health or social care professional to join the Mental Health Legislation team where no two days are the same.

By applying for this role, we are confident you will be making a great decision for your career journey. It will offer you a fantastic environment to learn from a wealth of expertise and you will have many opportunities to attend specialist training to support your continued development/to commence your journey in the field of Mental Health Legislation.

Main duties of the job

  • Who we are looking for:
  • You will be conversant with the Mental Health Act & the Mental Capacity Act
  • Have a working knowledge of factors impacting Mental Health Legislation
  • A confident, registered health or social care professional
  • A clinician who will be an effective ambassador for the legislation department
  • A keen eye for detail

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

About us

At Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust (CWPT), we deliver a wide range of physical, mental health, learning disability and autism services, and are proud to serve communities across Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond.

We put 'people at our heart' this ethos is at the centre of everything we do and how we do it. We care for our staff and colleagues as much as they care for others and offer a wide range of benefits and development opportunities.

These include:
  • Generous annual leave entitlement which increases during your time with us
  • excellent learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeship frameworks, distance learning, internal training, coaching and mentoring, and much more
  • salary sacrifice schemes for lease car/ vehicle, Cycle to Work, home and electronics, gym membership and more
  • discounts with a range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment venues through our Employee Assistance Programme and NHS discount schemes
  • wellbeing support, including an in-house counselling service, external helpline and more
  • staff networks and support group

We're always on the lookout for people who share our passion for improving the lives and wellbeing of people in our community, as well as our values of compassion, collaboration, excellence, integrity and respect.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Previous Applicants Need Not Apply

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification



  • Degree level of education or evidence of continuous learning and development.



  • Has substantial and extensive experience in a Senior Practitioner or Management capacity.
  • Has post registration experience of working with multi disciplinary teams
  • Has proven track record in working collaboratively across organisational and professional boundaries.

Skills and Knowledge


  • Leadership and supervisory management skills.
  • Budgetary skills
  • Project management skills

Employer details

Employer name

Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust


Caludon Centre

Clifford Bridge Road



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