Midhurst, Sussex Elysium Healthcare

We are seeking a Mental Health Administrator to work 30 hours per week at our brand new 12 bed eating disorder service supporting young adults between the ages of 18 - 25 years old at Middlewood Clinic in Midhurst, West Sussex due to open early 2024!

If you enjoy creating a well-presented and safe environment, then join the team in Midhurst as a Mental Health Administrator and be a valued member of the service.

The position will work closely with the Hospital Director supporting MHA administration requirements and supporting regulation compliance within the service.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Co-ordinates the accurate and timely completion and processing of section papers and associated documentation ensuring the relevant information, signatories and permissions are obtained and recorded in accordance with the requirements of the MHA and code of practice.
  • Ensures patients, their relatives, legal representatives and official agencies are provided with the information and documentation required to effect the detention, registration and admission of an individual under the provisions of the MHA.
  • Liaises with clinicians, allied professionals, patients, their families, legal representatives and official agencies. Receiving and responding to enquiries and requests for information in accordance with company policy, service level agreements and statutory regulations.
  • To deal with the administrative tasks associated with Associate Managers appeal and renewal Hearings and Mental Health Tribunals including meeting with detained patients to explain their rights of appeal against detention under the MHA.
  • To attend Associate Hospital Managers Hearings and support Mental Health Tribunals.

To be a Successful Mental Health Administrator you will need:

  • Educated to GCSE level standard.
  • Working knowledge of MHA legislation & its implications in relation to the client group & mental health.
  • The role holder should also be competent in the use of standard office applications such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Experience within a relevant administrative or clinical role is required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English.
  • Studying for an IMHAP certificate or diploma is desirable.

Where you will be working

Location: Little Ashfield, Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29 9JP

Middlewood Clinic provide care and treatment for men and women who have an eating disorder including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and atypical eating disorders. Subject to CQC registration our approach will be to restore a healthy body weight and address psychological problems during treatment.

The Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) at Middlewood Clinic will be made up of the Registered Manager, Consultant Psychiatrist, Nurses, Healthcare Workers, Psychologist, Dietician, Occupational Therapist and Social Worker.

The hospital will have 12 comfortable ensuite bedrooms and a variety of communal and recreational spaces including lounge areas, a light and airy dining room, activities room, visitors room, therapy rooms, therapy kitchen area and a lovely cottage style garden.

What you will get:

  • A salary of £24,700 inclusive of a £1200 location allowance (pro rata)
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (inc Bank Holidays) - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and subsidised parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Pension contribution to secure your future.
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time

There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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