Mental Health Act Administrator
Ref: CYG06138

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Acer Clinic, Worksop Road, Mastin Moor, Chesterfield, S43 3DN
  • Salary
  • £19510.00
  • Closing date
  • 18/08/2019
  • Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

    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.

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    Your Day-to-Day...

     

    Oversee all aspects regarding The Mental Health Act 1983 of all clients within the hospital, managing patient section papers and maintaining accurate records
    Ensuring all relevant documentation is provided to all relevant agencies i.e. Mental Health Commission, Mental Health Review Tribunal, Solicitors, Social Workers and Psychiatrist
    Organising and attending Managers Panels and Mental Health Review Tribunals
    Liaising with Psychiatrists and organising timely renewals of sections in accordance with MHA 1983 and guidance notes from the Code of Practice and the Institute of Mental Health Act Practioners
    Organise regular care program approach meetings for patients with the MDT
    Co-ordinating solicitors for all patients to ensure they have legal representation for Manager’s Panels and Tribunals
    Ordering of all MHA documents from approved supplier
     

    You are...

    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

     

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    Strong career progression opportunities
    Expert supervision & support
    Employee referral scheme
    Pension scheme
    “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving

     

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

    Ready to make a positive change?

    Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below

    Join us!

     

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Acer Clinic is a 28 bed rehabilitation service providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for women with personality disorder and complex needs.

    Rehabilitation is provided in a therapeutic environment, with a level of security matched to individual needs. The aim of the treatment, rehabilitation and re-socialisation programme is to prepare the people in our care either for transfer to conditions of lesser security, or for a life in the community.

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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