MHA Assessment Coordinator

Job details
Posting date: 15 April 2021
Salary: £25,743 to £29,817 per year
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 06 May 2021
Location: Grays, Essex, RM17 6SL
Company: Thurrock Council
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 210000003M_1618472977

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Salary: £25,743 - £29,817 per annum (Pro Rata)

6 Months Fixed Term Contract / Secondment Opportunity

37 Hours per Week

A new and exciting opportunity has been developed for a skilled individual to coordinate our Mental Health Act Assessment service.

This role will provide a comprehensive, efficient and effective administrative function to the Approved Mental Health Practitioners by effective coordination and management of Mental Health Act referrals. You will be an excellent and effective communicator and be able to work confidently with individuals with mental health needs, their families and carers.

In successfully coordinating the Mental Health Act Assessment Service you will work collaboratively with partners across NHS, Adult Social Care, Police, Senior Managers and Approved Mental Health Practitioners (AMPS).

As a highly motivated individual, you will have the skills to shape the service and develop systems and processes to support Statutory requirements which include accurately capturing and analysing data in order to compile performance reports.

You will be working alongside Thurrock First, a team who supports individuals with their adult social care, community health and mental health needs with partners in Thurrock Council, NELFT and EPUT.

If you have the skill based required, we looking forward to hearing from you.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact Bianca Peel, Integrated Team Manager for Thurrock First on 01375 511000.

Closing Date: 2 May 2021

Our vision - An ambitious and collaborative community which is proud of its heritage and excited by its diverse opportunities and future.

Thurrock is an exciting place to live and work. We are an emerging cultural and arts centre, home to the production centre for the Royal Opera House and the National Skills Academy for Creative and Cultural Skills. We have retail and leisure that is among the best, with the magnificent Lakeside, and breath-taking countryside all around. There is over 1,000 acres of land ready for commercial development and there are likely to be 30,000 new homes built with transport links that can get you into London and other parts of the UK quickly and easily.

We are an area of massive growth; £6bn has already been invested by the private sector in Thurrock. We have seen 7,000 new jobs created, with a further 30,000 anticipated in the next 20 years, and 1,170 new businesses in the borough, with leading centres in ports and logistics, retail and creative industries.

Thurrock Council is committed to equal opportunities. As a Disability Confident Employer, disabled people will be offered an interview where they meet all essential criteria on the person specification. We champion flexible working and job share applications are welcome.

We serve a diverse community where people are different yet equal. Diversity underpins everything we do.

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