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Paediatric Liaison Nurse (CAMHS)

Employer
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bradford
Salary
£32,306 to £39,027 a year Per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The role of the paediatric liaison nurse within the CAMHS Crisis and Enhanced Treatment Team is to provide a high standard of care through clinical risk and mental health assessment, formulation and short-term contingency planning to young people presenting in the Accident and Emergency Departments who are in mental health crisis.

To work within a community-based service, providing a range of face-to-face brief solution focused interventions empowering service users, carers and their families in decision making and signpost to a range of health and social care resources for support.

To facilitate a closer working relationship between Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Paediatric services based around shared knowledge and joint working.

To offer advice, training and support in relation to the management of children and young people with mental health difficulties to Paediatric staff in both inpatient and community settings.

We are a friendly, dedicated service that is committed to the delivery of high-quality safe care., with a strong emphasis on team support and development and we love to hear from likeminded individuals who want to make a difference to young people's lives.

Closing Date: 3rd July 2022Shortlisting Date: 4th July 2022Interview Date: 5th July 2022

Main duties of the job

To provide a high standard of care through clinical risk and mental health assessment, formulation and short-term contingency planning to young people presenting in the Accident and Emergency Departments who are in mental health crisis.

To Work within a community-based service, providing a range of face-to-face brief solution focused interventions empowering service users, carers and their families in decision making and signpost to a range of health and social care resources for support.

To work within the Enhanced Treatment Team and alongside other CAMHS pathways to facilitate appropriate intervention and care for clients and their families.

To facilitate a closer working relationship between Child and Adolescent Mental Health and Paediatric services based around shared knowledge and joint working. It aims to ensure that the young people cared for within services have both their physical and mental health needs met whilst in services.

To offer advice, training and support in relation to the management of children and young people with mental health difficulties to Paediatric staff in both inpatient and community settings.

About us

We are a provider of award winning, high quality mental health, community and learning disability services that look after the 'whole person', caring for their physical and mental health needs. We work with individuals, their carers and our partners to ensure that people get the right care, in the right place with the right support.

Our health care services cover all ages, so if you live in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale or Craven.

We know that you want your care to be delivered in your own home, or as close to your home as possible and we are committed to providing high quality community care tailored to your needs.

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: - We Care, We Listen, We Deliver

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

Job description Job responsibilities

  • To undertake clinical risk assessments, based on latest empirical evidence and compliant with local policies and procedures.
  • To work closely with clinical teams within both CAMHS and the Paediatric Services at Bradford and Airedale Hospitals.
  • To liaise with paediatric ward staff responsible for the care of young people with physical and mental health needs.
  • To provide a forum offering consultation and support to staff working in the ward environment in which they can discuss and explore the mental health needs of young people in their care.
  • To screen referrals from Paediatric services entering the CAMHS service and filtered to ensure the right care and support is achieved.
  • To build and develop relationships with key partners eg. other areas of the CAMHS team, Adult Mental Health teams, Childrens Social Care, 0-19 childrens services BDCT and the Voluntary Care sector. Multi agencies to ensure signposting joined up working and step of care is achieved.

For full details read the job description attached

The Governments' proposal to mandate Covid 19 vaccines for all health care workers is currently under review. Until there is a formal directive in place regarding mandatory vaccines as a condition of your employment, Bradford District Care Trust does not require you to be fully vaccinated as part of your employment conditions. Please be reminded that this decision may be changed dependent on the directive from the Government once the consultation has concluded.

The Covid vaccination remains the best line of defence against Covid to protect individuals, colleagues, patients, and communities and the Trust encourages staff to take up the offer of being fully vaccinated. Please note all staff members who are working in healthcare premises, working with patients/service users and/or undertaking patient/service user visits will be required to take a twice weekly LAMP test, and to produce evidence of their negative test result on request.

If you have any concerns about whether this affects your eligibility to undertake a role with the Trust, you may wish to contact the recruiting manager to discuss this further. Please note that if you are successful, the pre-employment health check will require details of vaccination status where appropriate, and will be retained as part of your employment health record.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered Mental Nursing Certificate (RMN). Current Registration on part 3 or part 13 of NMC register.
  • Paediatric Nurse (Current registration)
Experience Essential
  • 2 years Post qualification Mental health care/treatment relevant to service area.
  • Autonomous practitioner
  • Multi-agency working/working across service interfaces.
Knowledge Essential
  • Knowledge and understanding of contemporary mental health nursing practice in relation to young people.


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