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Mental Health Act Administrator (Maternity Cover)

Colchester, Essex
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
We are looking for an outstanding Mental Health Act Admin (Maternity Cover) to support the MHA Lead in ensuring the legal requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983. You ll be working 40 hours 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. You ll 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, you ll 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 to do so, 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 settingWe 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 desirableIn return, you ll 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- Providing you with Fitness Programmes, Nutrition consultation and Health checks Health Cash Plan Subsidised meals on dutyPlease note: 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 (url removed). Cygnet Health Care has been providing a national network of high-quality specialist mental health services for more than 30 years. In this role you ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families
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  • Job Reference: 706963728-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Cygnet Health Care
    Cygnet Health Care
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Salary: £24,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract