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Liaison Psychiatry Nurse

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
6 Oct 2023
The Liaison Psychiatry service for working age adults is an established and well-respected team who seek to deliver a comprehensive, integrated Liaison Psychiatry service for patients within the Emergency Department at Kings Mill Hospital as well as those who are inpatients in the general hospital setting and who may have self-harmed or are presenting with an acute psychiatric crisis and often challenging behaviours.

Main duties of the job

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an organised, motivated and highly skilled Liaison Nurse to join our team. We are seeking someone with excellent communication skills, a flexible approach to work, significant experience in working within acute adult mental health whilst some experience of working with older adults is desirable.

The Liaison Psychiatry team is PLAN accredited which is an exciting and nationally recognised process and we would welcome the successful applicant to continue to support this process.

If you feel you have the attributes necessary to contribute to this dynamic and highly experienced team and would like the opportunity to work within this challenging environment we would welcome your application.

About us

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Care is delivered from over 120 sites within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons.

As one of the largest mental health and community trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health.

We are committed to flexible and agile working, including the opportunity to join our bank.

Your health and wellbeing is our priority and as such we invest significantly in this via our in-house Occupational Health Service, Staff Counselling Service and Health and Wellbeing Team.

We offer a number of employee-led staff networks, including Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) groups, our Green Champions Network, Freedom to Speak Up Network. Health and Wellbeing Champions Network and Menopause Champions. We provide care to a diverse range of communities and are passionate about supporting diversity and inclusion in the Trust.

If you believe in our values of Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork, then we would love to hear from you!


Job description

Job responsibilities

We undertake comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments and work with patients to agree a therapeutic plan of care and risk management strategy. We also offer short-term follow ups using Brief Interventions. Part of our role is signposting to appropriate non-statutory agencies whilst also liaising with, and referring into secondary mental health services as appropriate.

A core requirement of our service is to provide training and education to our acute hospital colleagues and it is expected that the successful applicant will take an active role in this.

Person Specification



  • Professional Mental Health nursing qualification.
  • Current NMC registration

Further Training


  • Evidence of further training within mental health/psychiatry


  • ENB 998 or equivalent
  • Clinical supervision course

Work Experience


  • Experience of working within an MDT
  • Recent experience of working with people with acute mental health problems.
  • Good understanding and knowledge of mental health legislation including mental health act and mental capacity act


  • Working with older adults with mental health problems
  • Experience of working within a variety of healthcare settings



  • High level interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • IT skills
  • Effective teaching skills
  • Team Player


  • Clinical supervision skills
  • Caseload management
  • Presentation skills

Trust Values and Behaviours


  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) and how it applies to their role. The Trust's expectations are highlighted within our EDI Policy, and associated EDI and Human Rights legislation

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


King's Mill Hospital


NG17 4JL

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