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Reference

PRI72684

Location

Avesbury House, 85 Tanners End Lane, Edmonton, London, N18 1PQ

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£22,212.92 - £23,250 Per Annum

Hours

37.5

Job Advert Role Description

Avesbury House is a low secure rehabilitation and recovery facility split into five independent living units, for males aged 18 years and older. We provide 24-hour specialist care and support for those with enduring mental health needs.

 

About the Role

  • Maintain accurate data in relation to the use of the Act in order to provide statistical information for national and local reporting processes.
  • Keep up to date with new legislation relating to the MHA, and the implementation of new policies and procedures as required.
  • Provide information to Service Users and their nearest relatives under section 132 of the MHA. 
  • Monitor, remind and record changes in legal status and appropriate documentation. Informing Consultants and nursing staff of legal requirements relating to detained patients i.e renewal of sections, consent to treatment etc.
  • Be responsible for processing hearings in relation to MH tribunals and Hospital Directors review, notifying all relevant parties, obtaining reports negotiating hearing dates and venues, providing and processing documentation in accordance with the MHA Code of Practice and Divisional Policies and procedures.
  • Reporting to the hospital Clinical Governance Committee, MHA managers meeting etc as required.
  • Act in the capacity of audit facilitator regarding any local or divisional clinical audits on the MHA. 
  • Ensure supplies of MHA documentation, statutory and in house, are available for clinicians, service users and their nearest relatives. 

 

Due to limits on sponsorship allocations, we are not currently in a position to offer sponsorship to new candidates for these roles, this remains under review.

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services, Priory promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application. Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

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. Priory will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

28/02/2023