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Associate Hospital (Mental Health Act) Manager

Reference

PRI29096

Location

Kneesworth House, Bassingbourn-cum-Kneesworth, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5JP

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Sessional

Salary

Expenses

Hours

As and when required

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

Kneesworth House is a 155 bed mental health hospital situated in Hertfordshire (on the borders of Cambridgeshire) with good commuting access to / from London. The hospital has a full pathway of care including medium, low secure, locked rehabilitation and open recovery wards  situated across the site.

Job Advert Role Description

Kneesworth House Hospital is looking to recruit members of the public to become Associate Hospital Managers.   These are voluntary, lay people who oversee hearings to review the care, treatment and detention of patients who are detained under the Mental Health Act (MHA.)  They decide, based on evidence from healthcare professionals, if the patient can be discharged if the patient appeals.  They also have the role of scrutinising the documentation of sectioned patients.   Associate Hospital Managers do not require any special skills or qualifications as some training will be provided, however an interest in good communication and mental health issues and the wider community and people is desirable.

Division DBS info

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

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. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Closing Date

18/07/2019