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Mental Health Act Adminstrator

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Role Type
£14 - £16 per hour
Job Ref: 187932_1714046713

As the Mental Health Act Administrator you will work as part of the administration team at Wellesley Hospital a service for men and women with mental health problems, where you will work 37.5 hours a week ensuring the department upholds a confidential and efficient service in accordance with the Mental Health Act 1983.

You will be responsible for managing and analysing Mental Health Act correspondence and documentation, this includes undertaking assessment requests, transfer of authority, consent to treatments, renewals of detention, consent to treatments and arranging hearings, tribunals and appeals.

You will also liaise with clinicians, allied professionals, service users, their families, legal representatives and official agencies, receiving and responding to enquiries and requests for information in accordance with company policy, service level agreements and statutory regulations.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to improve processes and the general flow of information so that the service can operate efficiently.

As a Mental Health Act Administrator you will be:

  • Dealing with administrative tasks associated with Associate Managers appeal, renewal Hearings and Mental Health Tribunals including meeting with detained patients to explain their rights of appeal against detention under the MHA.
  • Attending Associate Hospital Managers Hearings and support Mental Health Tribunals.
  • Dealing with the administration of Consent to Treatment Regulations.
  • Assisting in the administrative tasks associated with Care Quality Commission visits and reports.
  • Responsible for staff induction and for professional development as identified in appraisals.
  • Co-ordination the accurate and timely completion and processing of section papers and associated documentation ensuring the relevant information, signatories and permissions are obtained and recorded in accordance with the requirements of the MHA and code of practice.
  • Ensuring that all information and documentation is correctly processed in line with policies and procedures in order that regulatory and statutory requirements are met.
  • Maintain the audit trail ensuring up-to-date and accurate information can be provided or accessed as required.

If you have the above experience please upload your CV in Word format.

Please be aware this advert will remain open until the vacancy has been filled. Interviews will take place throughout this period, therefore we encourage you to apply early to avoid disappointment.

Tate is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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