Mental Health Act Administrator (Maternity Cover)

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Colchester
Salary
£24,000 to £24,000 a year
Closing date
28 Aug 2022

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Profession
CBT Therapist / Other
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We are looking for a confident Mental Health Act Admin (Maternity Cover) to support the MHA Lead in ensuring the legal requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983. You will be working 40 hours a week, Monday to Friday, between 9 am and 5 pm, making a positive difference to the lives of the people in our care at Cygnet Hospital Colchester.

Main duties of the job

A career at Cygnet comes with excellent benefits. Whether its saving you money on the high street, with healthcare, holidays & leisure or securing your future with professional development and a pension we support you to be happy both in & out of work. Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while reaping the rewards of making a difference to others every day.

About us

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs, autism and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 10 000 employees empower 2864 individuals across 150 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

Job description
Job responsibilities

We are looking for an outstandingMental Health Act Admin (Maternity Cover)to support the MHA Lead in ensuring the legal requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983.

Youll be working40hours a week, Monday to Friday, between 9 am and 5 pm, at Cygnet Hospital Colchester, helping maintain a safe and healthy environment for the people in our care.

Cygnet Hospital Colchester, rated Good by CGQ in all areas, is our 54 bed service providing a range of intensive support and rehabilitation services for men with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or mental health needs.

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

Youll 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, youll have the chance to progress your career in a vibrant, supportive culture tailored to help you thrive.

Apply now to enjoy excellent career prospects while being part of an organisation that cares about helping people.

Your day-to-day...
  • Scrutinising section papers and checking that relevant paperwork is present and correct reporting to the MHA Lead 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 todoso, 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.
  • Adapt to changes in organising new protocols for Tribunals and Managers Hearing in response to COVID - 19
  • 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- Providingyouwith Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Subsidised meals on duty

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

If you are interested in this role please apply below or email your CV to AlmaMatei@cygnethealth.co.uk.

Cygnet Health Carehas been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role youll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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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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