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Mental Health Law Assistant

St Andrew's Healthcare
Contract Type
Administration, Health & Medical
Expiry Date
16/11/2018 13:58:00
Mental Health Law Assistant (Full Time) - 2 PositionsSalary £16,593 - £20,382 Per AnnumHours: 37.5 Per Week Career Level: Core Contributor

Job Description

Mental Health Law Assistant (Full Time) - 2 Positions

Salary £16,593 - £20,382 Per Annum

Hours: 37.5 Per Week

Career Level: Core Contributor

Based: Northampton

St Andrew's Healthcare Legal Directorate are looking to recruit two Mental Health Law Assistants to provide an efficient and effective administration support function to the Mental Health Law Caseworkers under the provisions of the Mental Health Act and other associated legislation, supporting the processes on patient admissions, Hospital Managers, First Tier Tribunals, annual statutory reports, medication reviews and the discharge of detained patients.  Liaison with clinical teams, hospitals, Courts and the Ministry of Justice will be required.  

The ability to work under pressure, with strong communication and organisation skills, with accuracy and attention to detail, will be essential. You will be required to multitask throughout the day.  You will have significant administration experience and be proficient in the use of MS Office (Outlook, Word and Excel).  Knowledge of RIO, NHS Mail or CJSM would also be advantageous.  

Working at St Andrew's Healthcare

We're the UK's largest independent provider of NHS services, a unique mental health charity aspiring to deliver truly work-class care.  Our focus is transforming lives though ground breatking treatment and rehabilitation, with surpluses re-invested in our oustanding facilities.  You'll find a welcoming, inclusive culture here, inspired by the shared values of our team.  Everyone has a part to play in the amazing work we do - you'll have every opportunity to get what you want from your career. 


We offer an excellent benefits package including:

Sickness policy on par with the NHS.
35 days annual leave, increasing to 41 after 10 years' service.
Life cover.
Car lease scheme.
Cycle to work scheme.
Childcare vouchers.
Healthcare cash plan.
Free parking.
Paid DBS application. 
Access to free vocational qualifications. 

If you have any questions regarding the post, please do not hesitate to contact Maureen Stephen, Mental Health Law Team Leader: Tel: 01604 616631.

Sunday 16th October 2018