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Mental Health Act Office Administrator (part time) posted by The Priory Group

7 days left to apply
Full Time
£21,000/ year

Job Description

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?
We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.

Priory Hospital Burgess Hill is located in beautiful West Sussex and offers the opportunity to gain experience across many specialist mental health disciplines including Secure Services, a DBT Locked Rehabilitation service, HDU Services and Acute care.

With a CQC rating of GOOD across all 5 Key Lines of Enquiry, you would be working in a forward thinking hospital supporting our patients recovery alongside a highly skilled and dedicated Multi-Disciplinary Team.

Do you have an interest in law or mental health?

Priory Hospital Burgess Hill are currently looking a Mental Health Act Administrator to work in their Mental Health Act (MHA) Office on a part time basis (Mondays and Tuesdays). Most days you will need to be in the office 9am - 3pm, however there is flexibility with the hours.

The role will involve supporting the Regional MHA Manager and clinical team by providing administrative support within the Mental Health Act Office. You will be involved in general administrative duties for the department, including receiving and logging Mental Health Act paperwork, and assisting / coordinating meetings and Tribunals on site for patients and their representatives. You will liaise with a variety of colleagues and external staff, including Solicitors, Doctors and Psychiatrists.

What do we need from you?

 • Strong administrative skills - experience in an admin role desirable

 • Skills to work in a busy setting, working towards tight deadlines and ability to prioritise

 • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate with colleagues and external visitors of all levels. This could include via letter, phone, email and in person.

 • Computer literate

 • Experience of organising and coordinating meetings would be desirable

What can we give you?

 • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata)

 • Free lunch and car parking on site

 • Employee Assistance Programme

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Meg French on Apply Now >>

Interview will be held week commencing 4th November 2019

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group 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, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


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 Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.



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