Administrator (Mental Capacity Act)

Job Description

Role Summary

The role will include reviewing clinical documentation, answering telephone queries and actioning messages and emails. You will be assisting with co-ordination of the team’s workload and projects supporting the MCA Professional Leads, MCA Project Support Officer and MCA practitioners with meetings and day to day co-ordination of the service.

About the Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Mental Capacity Act Administrator to join the growing MCA team. The post holder will be responsible for assisting and maintaining the legal administrative requirements for the MCA. The role will also assist with the current day to day administrative co-ordination of the MCA service.

The successful applicant will need excellent communication skills, be highly motivated with the ability to work on their own initiative and have a good knowledge and experience of PC based applications including setting up and managing databases. An ability to work under pressure, adhere to deadlines and prioritise a demanding workload is essential. Maintaining confidentiality and applying data protection principles is paramount.

The post holder could be based at Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital or North Devon District Hospital.

Please note, the Job Description for this role is currently going through the matching process and therefore the banding may be subject to change.

Working Pattern: 22. 5 hours per week. As a team we cover office hours Monday – Friday and this role would not include weekend working or shift working.

Interview Date: To be confirmed.

For further information please contact: Emma Bolt MCA/LPS Project Support Officer on 01392 406439 or emma.bolt@nhs.net if you wish to find out more about the role or have any questions relevant to the position.

As an inclusive employer, the Royal Devon values diversity and is committed to creating a culture of inclusivity where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential. We believe in fostering a sense of belonging and actively encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. We recognise the advantages of having a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.