Mental Health Act Administrator (Part Time)

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Maidstone
Salary
£21000/annum
Closing date
24 May 2022

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Job Sector
Science
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Cygnet Health Care have 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.

We are currently recruiting for a Mental Health Act Administrator to support the MHA Lead in ensuring the legal requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 at Cygnet Hospital Maidstone, which offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women in a purpose-built therapeutic environment.

You’ll be working 15 hours a week, 2 days per week (Wednesday and Thursday, between 9am and 5pm - please note days are not flexible).

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.

Your day-to-day...

Support the Mental Health Act Administrator Lead with mental health act administration and support in their absence
Attend daily safety huddle to hand over any MHA administration items that need completing by the wards
Arrange Independent Hospital Manager hearings
Support with applying and setting up Mental health tribunals
Liaising with MDT to ensure necessary MHA paperwork/ reports are received in time
Communicate with externals such as tribunal service, care coordinators
Arrange mental health act assessments
Support with audits
Scrutinise section papers
Ensure patient rights are completed within the required deadlinesWe are looking for people with:

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 dutyFor further details on all our benefits, please visit 

Please 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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