Archives

MHCEX05 – Executive Officer Campaign

  • Location: Dublin 4, Dublin
  • Type: Project
  • Job #41284

Executive Officer – Permanent – Mental Health Commission

Osborne are delighted to be partnering with the Mental Health Commission in the recruitment of an Executive Officer for a full time, permanent position. For details of this position and information on how to apply please see details below:

How to apply:
To apply for this role candidates must submit the relevant, signed and completed application form to [email protected]
You can find the information booklet and application form at https://osborne.ie/public-sector/mhc-employment-opportunities/

**CV’s will not be accepted as an application**

The Organisation

The MHC is an independent statutory body established in April 2002 under the provisions of the Mental Health Act 2001 (“the 2001 Act”). The principal functions of the MHC, as specified in the 2001 Act, are to promote, encourage and foster the establishment and maintenance of high standards and good practices in the delivery of mental health services and to take all reasonable steps to protect the interests of persons detained in approved centres. The MHC is also empowered to undertake such activities, as it deems appropriate to foster and promote these standards and practices.

The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (“the 2015 Act”) provides for the establishment of the Decision Support Service (“the DSS”) within the MHC to support decision-making by and for adults with capacity difficulties and to regulate individuals who are providing support to people with capacity difficulties. The 2015 Act reforms Ireland’s capacity legislation which has been in place since the 19th century. It establishes a modern statutory framework to support decision-making by adults who have difficulty in making decisions without help.

The Role
Executive Officers support the manager of the division they are assigned to in achieving the overall objectives of the MHC. Their primary role is to contribute to the delivery of an efficient and effective service to the public and to colleagues in the Commission.

The successful candidate will be required to engage and communicate effectively with various internal and external stakeholders including staff, officials from government departments and public bodies, private sector bodies, disability organisations and others.

The duties of the Executive Officer are varied and can involve assignment to different parts of the organisation or different areas of work. The performance of the entire range of duties is not necessarily confined to any one individual within a division as the work requires that employees in the role function in a flexible manner and work effectively together as a team to deliver required outcomes or outputs.

As an Executive Officer, the holder of the post will be expected to actively contribute to and participate in the overall development of the MHC and to promote its policies and values at all times.

Key Responsibilities
Under the overall direction of the relevant line manager, the Executive Officer’s key duties and responsibilities include:

  • Planning and organising people and resources to meet goals, targets and objectives.
  • Carrying out detailed research on matters relevant to the work of the MHC and analysing results.
  • Taking ownership of assigned tasks and prioritising competing tasks in order to ensure that they are completed on time and to a high standard.
  • Presenting material (written and oral) in a clear, concise, comprehensive and convincing manner.
  • Analysing and preparing responses to non-routine issues, queries, correspondence etc.
  • Providing Clerical Officers with on-the-job training and support to deliver objectives.
  • Sharing information, knowledge and experience with colleagues with the purpose of assisting the team/organisation to meet its objectives.
  • Contributing to and carrying out project work as and when required.
  • Keeping up-to-date with the practices and procedures of the MHC and developing and maintaining the technical skills and knowledge required to perform effectively in the role.
  • Contributing to new and more effective ways of work and implementing changes to improve efficiency and effectiveness as directed.
  • Any other duties that are deemed appropriate by the line manager.

Essential Requirements

The candidate must possess, by the closing date, the following:

  • 2 years’ relevant work experience.
  • Level 6 or higher on the National Framework of Qualifications or 2+ years’ experience in a related role within the Public Sector.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office packages.
  • The requisite competencies to carry out the role as outlined in the candidate information booklet.
 

Please find the information booklet pertaining to the position and a link to the relevant application form at https://osborne.ie/public-sector/mhc-employment-opportunities/

All interested parties must complete the relevant application form and submit to [email protected]. Only candidates who complete the application forms will be considered within the remit of this competition.

Closing Date/Deadline
Executive Officer Deadline for application: Please note latest receipt for applications is strictly on or before 9th June 2024. Incomplete applications, postal applications or CV’s will not be accepted. Any applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

An acknowledgement email will be issued for all applications received. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your application within two working days of submission, please contact Osborne Recruitment at [email protected] to ensure your application has been received.

#INDOSB1
#INDMNGUYEN

MHCEX01 – Assistant Inspector Campaign

  • Location: Dublin 4, Dublin
  • Type: Project
  • Job #41286

Assistant Inspector – Permanent – Mental Health Commission

Osborne are delighted to be partnering with the Mental Health Commission in the recruitment of an Assistant Inspector for a full time, permanent position. For details of this position and information on how to apply please see details below:

How to apply:
To apply for this role candidates must submit the relevant, signed and completed application form to [email protected]

You can find the information booklet and application form at https://osborne.ie/public-sector/mhc-employment-opportunities/

**CV’s will not be accepted as an application**

The Organisation

The MHC is an independent statutory body established in April 2002 under the provisions of the Mental Health Act 2001 (“the 2001 Act”). The principal functions of the MHC, as specified in the 2001 Act, are to promote, encourage and foster the establishment and maintenance of high standards and good practices in the delivery of mental health services and to take all reasonable steps to protect the interests of persons detained in approved centres. The MHC is also empowered to undertake such activities, as it deems appropriate to foster and promote these standards and practices.

The Assisted Decision Making (Capacity) Act 2015 (“the 2015 Act”) provides for the establishment of the Decision Support Service (“the DSS”) within the MHC to support decision-making by and for adults with capacity difficulties and to regulate individuals who are providing support to people with capacity difficulties. The 2015 Act reforms Ireland’s capacity legislation which has been in place since the 19th century. It establishes a modern statutory framework to support decision-making by adults who have difficulty in making decisions without help.

The Role
The Assistant Inspector of Mental Health Services assists with fulfilling the statutory duties as set out in Sections 51 – 54 of the Mental Health Act 2001. The Assistant Inspector supports the Commission in the achievement of the Commission’s statutory mandate.

The Assistant Inspector will receive training in inspection of mental health services, mentoring from senior colleagues within the Office of the Inspector of Mental Health Services, access to mental health service expertise within the Commission, as well as guidance from the Inspector of Mental Health Services, the Director of Standards and Quality Assurance and the Chief Executive.

They will be expected to conduct impartial, independent and thorough inspections, identify salient issues and reach a fair conclusion. An Assistant Inspector must have the ability to organise and schedule work in a timely and resource efficient manner, prioritise tasks and anticipate obstacles to task completion.

Key Responsibilities
Under the overall direction of the Inspector of Mental Health Services, the Assistant Inspector’s key responsibilities include:

  • Visiting and inspecting approved centres
  • Visiting and inspecting other premises where mental health services are being provided
  • Report preparation
  • Assisting the Commission in fulfilling its statutory mandate to promote quality mental health services
  • Assist the Inspector in carrying out an inquiry as specified in the Mental Health Act 2001
  • Working with the Executive in relation to the development of quality mental health services

The Assistant Inspector of Mental Health Services performs their functions and duties in compliance with the requirements of the Act, Regulations, Rules and Codes of Practice. The Assistant Inspector shall also perform such other functions and duties as the Commission, acting through its Chief Executive, may assign to them from time to time in connection with the functions of the Commission, it being agreed that the Assistant Inspector shall not be required to undertake such functions or duties that they cannot reasonably be expected to perform or which are not commensurate with the position of Assistant Inspector.

Essential Requirements

The ideal candidate must possess, by the closing date, the following:

  • Educated to Honours Bachelor degree level (NFQ Level 8 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications) in a mental health, health, social care or related discipline.
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in a similar role within the health or social care sector / working within a regulatory environment.
  • Demonstrable experience in one or more of the following:
    • Undertaking investigations
    • Gathering evidence
    • Service evaluations
    • Knowledge of evaluation tools
  • Proven track record of completing reports and documentation within appropriate timeframes.
  • Experience working with young people or adults with mental health issues.
  • Computer proficiency in the use of Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel etc.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the relevant legislative and administrative framework, the regulatory environment and the national standards for mental health services.
  • A full current driving license with access to a private motor vehicle and be able to lawfully drive same to ensure the proper performance of their duties on appointment. (This criterion will be waived in the case of an applicant whose disability prohibits driving but who is able to organise suitable alternative arrangements). Candidates are advised to note that there is a significant travel commitment associated with this role including stays away from base.?
  • The requisite competencies to carry out the role as outlined in the candidate booklet.

Please find the information booklet pertaining to the position and a link to the relevant application form at https://osborne.ie/public-sector/mhc-employment-opportunities/

Closing Date
Assistant Inspector Deadline for application: Please note latest receipt for applications is strictly on or before 9 June, 2024. Incomplete applications, postal applications or CV’s will not be accepted. Any applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.
An acknowledgement email will be issued for all applications received. If you do not receive acknowledgement of your application within two working days of submission, please contact Osborne Recruitment at [email protected] to ensure your application has been received.

#INDMNGUYEN
#INDOSB1