Mental Health Liaison Practitioner

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
25 Sep 2023
Are you an enthusiastic, motivated and person-centred Mental Health Practitioner wanting to make a difference to the lives to individuals in Mental Health Crisis? If so, working with Royal Bolton Mental Health Liaison Service would be the place for you!

An opportunity has arisen for a Band 6 Registered Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist to join the Bolton Mental Health Liaison Service.

As one of the main mental health providers within Greater Manchester, we recognize the priority to achieve a parity between mental and physical health care and are committed to achieving this, enabled by our CORE 24 Liaison Mental Health services. Our services work at the interface between physical and mental health to bridge this gap. Our teams operate 24/7 to provide responsive mental health care in the acute hospital and A& E settings, delivered by experienced and established multidisciplinary teams.

As the successful candidate, you will be enthusiastic, flexible and committed to delivering high quality mental health care in the general hospital and A& E settings. You will bring with you a range of experiences and an established knowledgebase that will further enrich our teams and the service we provide. These personal attributes will enable you to provide comprehensive person-cantered assessments, advice, direct interventions and onward care planning to people of a range of ages, with different needs.

Main duties of the job

The Bolton Mental Health Liaison Service have received increased funding from Core 24 investment and are seeking to expand the service. We are aiming to recruit a registered Band 6 mental health professional with an interest and preferably experience in liaison psychiatry. The team offers comprehensive mental health assessments and brief interventions to patients on the Royal Bolton site, as a multi-disciplinary team.The Bolton Mental Health Liaison Service is an All Age Service and provides liaison assessments to:-- Children and young people- Working age adults- Older adults - organic and functional difficultiesYou will be a keen and motivated professional who enjoys working in a fast paced environment with a can do attitude. In return you will be a valued member of the multi-disciplinary team who will have the experience of working in a urgent care setting and will be supervised by experienced and knowledgeable clinical leaders in liaison psychiatry.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • See attached detailed job description and person specification:

    Staff benefits
    • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
    • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
    • Excellent pension
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Salary sacrifice car scheme
    • Wellbeing programme
    • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification



  • oRelevant Professional qualification


  • oProfessional Degree



  • opost registration experience
  • Evidence of post-reg CPD


  • Liaison psychiatry experience
  • CAMHS experience
  • OA experience

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Royal Bolton Hospital

Minerva Road



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