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Mental Health Act Assistant

Reference

PRI28126

Location

Kemple View, Longsight Road, Langho, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB6 8AD

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£17,279

Hours

37.5 per week

Job Advert - Division Information

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

 

 

Job Advert Location Description

Kemple View is  a hospital with 6 wards including Low Secure and Locked Rehab for male service users only.

Many of our patients have previously been in high, medium or low security. We aim to work collaboratively with our patients enabling them to take increasing responsibility for managing their own risks leading to a controlled and graded discharge. Where a patient requires greatest support we offer contextual risk management, enhancing compliance and aim to improve their quality of life. We serve the patient, carers and visitors.

Kemple View also has a dedicated and purpose-built ward offering Low Secure Forensic Specialist Older Age service for patients over the age of 50.

A higher profile is given to this patient group's physical healthcare, risk reduction and where required, mobility and daily living aids.

Job Advert Role Description

Kemple View is  a hospital with 6 wards including Low Secure and Locked Rehab for male service users only.

Many of our patients have previously been in high, medium or low security. We aim to work collaboratively with our patients enabling them to take increasing responsibility for managing their own risks leading to a controlled and graded discharge. Where a patient requires greatest support we offer contextual risk management, enhancing compliance and aim to improve their quality of life. We serve the patient, carers and visitors.

Kemple View also has a dedicated and purpose-built ward offering Low Secure Forensic Specialist Older Age service for patients over the age of 50.

A higher profile is given to this patient group's physical healthcare, risk reduction and where required, mobility and daily living aids.


The Mental Health Act Assistant will support the Mental Health Act administrator in a busy environment ensuring the hospital operates efficiently and effectively in the Medical Records Department. The post holder will be able to work on their own initiative, plan and prioritise their workload based on the needs of the service. Knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983 amended 2007 is desirable but self-learning regarding the subject is essential.

 

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check for all successful applicants. We are an equal opportunities employer.

 

Closing Date

24/05/2019