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Mental Capacity Act Trust Officer – Antrim

Posted 3 weeks ago

Mental Capacity Act Trust Officer urgently required to complete capacity assessments and deprivation of liberty applications for people who lack capacity to make decisions for themselves. This position is based in a Mental Health Hospital in Antrim and is available for full time hours, although client is willing to accept part time hours for the right candidate if required. Hourly rate of £16.52 – £26.43 depending on shift worked with mileage allowance also. Successful candidate must be a Registered Qualified Profession such as a Social Worker (Post AYE), Occupational Therapist, Nurse, Clinical Psychologist or a Speech and Language Therapist.

What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas such as:

  • To complete capacity assessments, best interest decision making, care planning and applications
  • Develop strong working relationships across divisions relating to Mental Capacity Act (2016) practice
  • Working knowledge of the requirements under the Act
  • To maintain comprehensive, accurate and up-to-date records as required
  • Responsibility for managing an allocated workload and establishing priorities within
  • To participate in multi-disciplinary assessment of the client’s needs
  • Development of care plans

What We Need From You:

  • A Recognised Degree / Professional Qualification
  • To be NISCC registered or HCPC Registered, or willing to apply
  • 3 Years Post Qualifying Experience
  • Be willing to undergo an Access NI Check

What We Would Like From You:

  • Hold a current full driving licence which is valid for use in the UK and have access to a car with business insurance
  • Previous experience working with people who may lack capacity

What We Will Offer You:

  • £16.52 – £26.43 per hour
  • Weekly Mileage allowance
  • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
  • Inclusion into our company pension scheme
  • Free Comprehensive and ongoing annual training courses
  • Recommend a friend Scheme for each successful referral

The Nitty Gritty:

  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 18.05.22 @ 5.00pm
  • Start Date for these roles will be as soon as all relevant checks are in place

The Next Steps, How To Contact The Team That Ticks All The Boxes:

  • Contact Ellen McCartney or Megan Lowry on 02825648477
  • Simply click the apply button

Mental Capacity Act Trust Officer – Antrim

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