Mental Health Act/Mental Capacity Act Support Officer

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated individual to provide a high-quality administrative support service to the Mental Health Act Office based at the Priestley Unit, Dewsbury.

You must have demonstrable knowledge/awareness of the Mental Health Act 1983, be well organised and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. You must be confident working in clinical areas and with client groups.

You must have excellent IT skills, with demonstrable knowledge on Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook programmes.

The ability to work accurately, to meet deadlines, prioritise and forward plan a workload within a team is essential.

Working hours are:


Working hours


9.30am – 4.30pm


11.00am – 4.00pm


9.30am – 2.30pm


11.00am – 4.00pm


9.30am – 1.00pm

For informal enquiries or to arrange a visit contact Angie Whitworth, MHA Administration Manager, 01924 316760.