Associate Hospital Managers
DO YOU HAVE AN INTEREST IN MENTAL HEALTH AND LEARNING DISABILITIES?
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust is responsible for the management and operation of specialist inpatient and community mental health, learning disabilities, addiction services and acquired brain injury services in Liverpool, Sefton and Kirkby, Merseyside. The Trust also provides community physical health services in Liverpool, Sefton, secure mental health services for the North West of England, the West Midlands and Wales and specialist learning disability services across Lancashire, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside. The Trust is committed to achieve high standards in the assessment, treatment and rehabilitation of all its service users
DO YOU HAVE SOME FREE TIME, APPROXIMATELY 3 DAYS A MONTH DURING THE DAY?
The Trust is looking for people to serve as Associate Hospital (Mental Health Act) Managers preferably who live locally, who can demonstrate an interest in mental health and learning disability care and who have the time and ability to contribute to the work of the Mental Health Act Managers Committee. As an Associate Hospital (Mental Health Act) Manager, you will participate in the review process, the scrutiny of records, the monitoring of reports and audit/ review visits to units for those service users detained under the Mental Health Act 1983.
A sessional taxable allowance is payable plus agreed travelling/parking expenses.
For an informal discussion, please contact: Steve Morgan on Tel. 0151 473 2873.
The Trust is actively seeking to recruit people from a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Applicants do not need to have had previous experience in the areas of mental health or learning disability. We are looking for people who are interested in ensuring that people receive the best care possible. This includes people from ethnic minorities and people who have learning disabilities or lived experience of mental health. We would very much like this group to be more representative of the geographical area covered by the Trust and would welcome applications from all age groups and those with other protected characteristics
Closing Date: Friday 8th March 2019.
Interviews are planned for Monday 18th March 2019.
A full Trust Induction and training sessions on the role must be attended