Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

  • Leeds, UK
24 Sep, 2023
Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Leeds, UK
All references should be directed through the Employers HR Department wherever possible to comply with NHS Check Standards. Please ensure that a HR address/email is provided for each referee named. Job overview To ensure the fulfilment of duties and responsibilities of the Hospital Managers in relation to the review of patients detained under the Mental Health Act . Under the terms of Section 23 of the Mental Health Act , the Hospital Managers have the power to discharge a patient from detention under the Act.The Mental Health Act Managers s are lay people from the local community who undertake specific duties in relation to the Mental Health Act on behalf of the Hospital Managers.Mental Health Act Managers are accountable to the Trust Board, via the Lead Non-Executive Director, but are not employees of the Trust. A fee is paid for each session undertaken. Appointment will initially be for three years, and this may be renewed on a three yearly term pending successful completion of...