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Mental Health Law Administrator

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health Law
Grade
Band 5
Contract
9 month secondment opportunity
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
351-CS988-PN
Site
The Orchard
Town
Lancaster
Salary
£22,128 to £28,746 per annum pro rata
Closing
27/02/2018 23:59

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is a great place to work and has a sound future as a leading provider of excellent services. The Trust invests in its staff and seeks to provide them with opportunities for training and personal development.

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2002 and authorised as a Foundation Trust on 1st December 2007. The Trust provides health and wellbeing services for a population of around 1.5million people. The services provided include community nursing, health visiting and a range of therapy services including physiotherapy, podiatry and speech & language. The Trust specialises in inpatient and community mental health services. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust covers the whole of the county and employs around 7,000 members of staff across more than 400 sites.

Lancashire Care is proud to be listed in the Top 50 Inclusive employers list. This is recognition of the outstanding efforts made by LCFT in our commitment to attracting and retaining a truly diverse workforce, achieving equality, diversity and inclusion at its purest form.

For more information on Lancashire Care please visit our website via Lancashire Care

The Trust Mental Health Law Team is offering an exciting secondment opportunity for a Mental Health Law Administrator working 37.5 hours per week. (Before applying for a secondment you need to get permission from your line manager).

The role will require a self- motivated and passionate person who is able to demonstrate strong communication skills. The successful candidate will require a working knowledge of the Mental Health Act and The Mental Capacity Act to be able to offer advice to professionals across the Trust to support best practice and improve compliance with legislation.

Please note: This post is subject to a standard DBS Clearance. As part of the pre-employment checks, successful candidates will be required to pay for their own DBS check at a cost of £30. Deductions will be taken from the first 3 months salary.

If you are not invited to interview within 3 weeks of the closing date, then please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful, as it is not possible to contact all unsuccessful candidates. It is important that applicants log in to the website and check their NHS Jobs account on a regular basis to read and respond to any emails they may have received. If you do not have regular access to email/internet please advise the team of suitable contact details.

 

All posts are subject to the nationally agreed Agenda for Change terms and conditions.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jennifer Greatorex, Deputy Mental Health Law Manager on 07946 511666 or Lisa West on 07950 870044.

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01772 773709