CAMHS CCETT Mental Health liaison practitioner

Employer
Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Lincoln
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 pa
Closing date
4 Aug 2022

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Profession
Practitioner
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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BAND 6 POSITIONS FOR REGISTERED STAFF- INCLUDING ANY AHPS, RMN, RLN, RGN, RCN with mental health experience.
CAMHS Crisis and enhanced treatment services are expanding! We have some exciting new posts to support children and young people (CYP) accesing our medical areas at the hospital, including A&E, paediatrics and the hosptial wards at Lincoln county hopsital (LCH) and Pilgrim hospital Boston. (PHB).
There will be 4 Band 6 posts available working shifts across a 24/7 rota. The roles will be based within the CAMHS crisis teams in the north and south of the county but also working closely with the adults MH liaison team and be based with them at LCH at night. Shifts will be 08.45-7pm and 7.30pm-7.30am. MH liaison workers will work closely with CAMHS CCETT staff to ensure a 24 hour service is offered for CYP experiencing a mental health crisis, inlcuding phone support out of hours to those on the case load, support to those accesing medical care or emergency care through ULHT or the S136 suite.
Post holders will work closely with ULHT, CAMHS and other providers to ensure CYP experiencing mental health crisis have quick access to mental health triage, support and assessment to allow signposting for follow up and discharge home. This includes those with eating issues. The post holder will also work with the S136 suite if any CYP are detained there and will take calls via SPA at night from CYP/Families and carers known to the service and from emergency services who need support, liaison, triage or assessment for a CYP presenting in a mental health crisis. The post holder will need to be able to travel across the county as the service covers the whole of Lincolnshire. Please read the job description for further information on the roles.
We will offer a full induction package for all new starters within the teams and have training opportunities throughout the year to build on skills and interventions.
We are an innovative service and pride ourselves in providing training to enhance the care and support we can provide. We welcome clinicians with creative ideas to help continue to develop the service.
Crisis work is fast paced and often challenging and our teams love cake and snacks, good baking skills is a desirable requirement for this post. We have a good sense of humor and are a very supportive team; Come and join us!!!
For any further enquiries please contact Emma Houltby on 07800990445, or Microsoft teams if you prefer a virtual chat.

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