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Mental Health Law Clerk

Band 3

Main area
Administration
Grade
Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours
Job ref
363-CP3227
Site
CORP Mental Health Act Admin C & H
Town
LONDON
Salary
£21,168 to £24,052 pa inc HCA
Closing
21/01/2018 23:59

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


 

A vacancy has arisen for Mental Health Law Clerk based in our office in the City & Hackney Centre for Mental Health.

The post involves assisting and supporting the Mental Health Law Supervisor in the processing of statutory documentation, the management of processing Mental Health Tribunals and Hospital Managers Hearings, data collection and provision and other tasks as required by the service
The role involves liaison with many disciplines and individuals, so good communication and organisational skills are key, as is the ability to multi-task, prioritise and work well as part of a team in a busy office.

Training and development opportunities will be available to the successful candidate through a system of personal development and regular supervision.

 

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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

For more information contact Sazi Nkomo - Mental Health Law Manager on 020 8510 8286 or sazisani.nkomo@eastlondon.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
02076554157