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Senior Mental Health Act Administrator

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
£ 24214 - 30112 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
9 Aug 2019
7 Sep 2019

Job Description

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.
Serving a population of 1.2million people, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.
GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.
The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.
We have been rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as 'Outstanding'

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Mental Health Act Administrator to join the Mental Health Act team at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. This post will be mainly based at Park House and you will supervise a small team responsible for the provision of Mental Health Act administration across the Trust. The post-holder may be required to provide MHA administration cover in other MHA offices across the trust.
The post holder will be responsible for administering the Mental Health Act (MHA) 1983, ensuring that the Trust operates in accordance with the requirements of the law; and follows guidance in the Code of Practice and Reference Guide for the Mental Health Act.
The post holder will need to be a self-motivated individual with an excellent knowledge of the Mental Health Act. They will be responsible for receiving and scrutinising the Mental Health Act statutory documents and arranging for any amendments to be made within the legal timescale. The Senior Mental Health Act Administrator will liaise with consultants, clinical teams, social services, solicitors, Care Quality Commission, service users and their relatives.
You will need to have extensive Mental Health Act Administration experience and proven supervisory skills. You will need excellent organisational skills, together with the ability to communicate at all levels.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Chris Thompson - MHA Manager
Tel: Apply
Email Apply

Ref: 1844761

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This job was posted to Mental health in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England

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