Mental Health Act Admin
Ref: CYG05645

  • Location
  • Cygnet Heathers, Grout Street, West Bromwich, B70 0HD
  • Salary
  • £19,510
  • Hours
  • Full Time

    At Cygnet Health you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. You’ll be exposed to all kinds of new challenges and responsibilities, to ensure you continue learning and developing as you go.

    We are currently recruiting for a Mental Health Act Administrator to provide specialist knowledge and skills to the Management Team and Clinical Staff in the areas of legislative requirements as per the Mental Health Act.

    Cygnet Heathers is a 20 bed service providing neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative rehabilitation for men with mental health difficulties and acquired brain injury.

     In this role you’ll;  

    • Oversee all aspects regards The Mental Health Act 1983 of all patients at the hospital
    • Manage all patients section papers whilst conforming to the legal aspects of the MHA 1983
    • Ensure all the relevant documents are provided to all the relevant agencies
    • Organise and attend Managers panels and Mental Health Review Tribunals
    • Liaise with internal hospital departments and external parties as directed
    • Produce reports as required for compliance, audit and administration purposes

    We are looking for people who have

    • Experience in a similar health care setting
    • Excellent Knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983
    • Experience of dealing with a range of sensitive and confidential issues
    • Ability to remain calm under pressure / when dealing with difficult situations
    • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
    • Highly proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, Windows and the internet

    In return we’ll offer you

    • Opportunity for overtime
    • Employee Discount Scheme
    • DBS paid
    • Regular coaching and support
    • Opportunity to undertake further learning with our excellent apprenticeship scheme
    • Free meals on duty
    • Free parking on site

    Hours: 40 hours per week, Mon - Fri

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

    Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

  • Job Description
  • 2017_Administrator_MHA_Job_Specification.doc

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