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Mental Health Act Administrator


Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs 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 8800 employees empower 3000 individuals across 140 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

We maintain a good relationship with our quality regulators and undergo regular inspections, with 85% of our services rated 'Good' or 'Outstanding'. We also operate an internal system of quality care, treatment and positive outcomes.

If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then we would love to welcome you to the team.

The right candidate will oversee all aspects regarding The Mental Health Act 1983 of all clients within the hospital. Managing patients section papers whilst conforming to the legal aspects of the MHA 1983.

You will...
  • Ensuring all relevant documentation is provided to all relevant agencies i.e. Mental Health Commission, Mental Health Review Tribunal, Solicitors, Social Workers and Psychiatrist.
  • Ensure that all patients are receiving their medication legally by keeping up to date records of consent to treatment and second opinions.
  • Advise the Hospital Manager of any incident/accident and status of any clients whose care/health is causing concern.
  • Actively market the hospital and promote a positive personal / professional profile within the local community.
  • Teach and by example, train junior and new staff members in all aspects of this work in the hospital, giving help and guidance where appropriate and assist in keeping records up to date.
  • Understand and ensure the implementation of the Hospital's health and safety policy, emergency and fire procedures.
  • Excellent Knowledge of Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA 1983)
  • Willingness to undertake IMHAP training and other training courses related to the Mental Health Act in order to maintain knowledge
  • 3+ years admin experience or evidence of the same, including report preparation; organising meetings; liaising with customers/clients
  • Have experiance or qualifications within a role related to MHAA

Some of the benefits of this role include:
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Length of service awards
  • Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters
  • Paid DBS
  • Free parking
  • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
  • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Training and development opportunities

If this role is of interest to you, please apply below and one of our dedicated recruiters will be in touch.

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Hexham, Hexham, England, Northumberland, NE46, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  16011070
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  29/09/2020, 05:00
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