Associate Manager Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust job in Preston Borough at Jobs In The NHS

Associate Manager Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Company: Jobs in the NHS

Location: Preston UK

Date Posted:Oct 20, 2017

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust provides Mental Health care to people across Lancashire including inpatient facilities at Blackburn, Burnley, Preston, Lancaster, Blackpool, and Ormskirk. The role of Associate Managers is defined by the Mental Health Act 1983. Associate Managers provide an opportunity for patients detained under the Mental Health Act to receive independent review of their detention. Associate Managers act on behalf of the Hospital Managers in carrying out this function. Lancashire Care has a strong group of Associate Managers who currently carry out this role and we are currently looking for additional Associate Managers to support the increasing demand and ensure we are able to comply with our statutory duties. Full training will be provided to ensure you are able to carry out these duties and peer support from our experienced team will be available.As an Associate Manager you will form part of a Panel that will review reports from the patient’s care team including the consultant psychiatrist, the care coordinator and a member of the nursing team. Based on this information and taking into account the views of the patient, the Associate Managers role is to consider whether the criteria for detention are met.We are looking for people who can act impartially and embody our trust values ensuring the patient is central to all that we do. In setting up a panel, the Trust will endeavour to balance the panel in light of the patient’s age, sex, ethnic and cultural background so applications are welcomed from people with a wide range of personal diversityAssociate Managers will be remunerated on a sessional basis as set out in their honorary contracts with Lancashire Care. We will only be able to appoint people who reside within Lancashire.Interviews will take place on the 14th and 21st of November.This advert closes on Tuesday 31 Oct 2017 View full job description
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