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HBTT Mental Health Liaison Practitioner

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
1 Mar 2024
Are you an experienced Band 5 Nurse looking for the next step in your career or a current Band 6 looking for a fresh challenge as a Mental Health Practitioner in Trafford Home Based Treatment Team.

We are looking for enthusiastic, 'can do', motivated Band 6 Mental Health Practitioners from a range of professional backgrounds including perinatal, later life and CYP to join us.

You will be actively supported to develop as a mental health professional, building on your existing experience and knowledge. Due to the diverse nature of the populations we serve, you will have a wide range of exciting learning opportunities available to you. The day-to-day diversity of our services and the support in learning are key reasons why people join us! Your learning will be further supported by the fact that you will be working within an experienced multidisciplinary team among experts in a number of different fields involved in wider research and service development agendas.

Main duties of the job

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-centred assessments, advice, direct interventions and onward care planning to people of a range of ages, with different needs.

About us

Trafford Home Based Treatment Team are a committed integrated service that strives to provide quality recovery based support to people with severe and enduring mental health related difficulties in Trafford 7 days per week, 24 hour service.

The service calls upon a wide range of evidence based holistic assessments and interventions. You will be expected to complete home visits to support people in crisis and help to avoid hospital admissions. You will be required to liaise with ward staff to help facilitate early discharges in a proactive and timely way.

There is a requirement to provide clinical leadership and to assist in the organising, supporting, supervision and development of junior staff members. You will also be expected to act as assessor/mentor for student nurses. The post holder will play a key role in the further development of the service and in the implementation of its Clinical and Social Care Governance agenda

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for more details.

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


Brook Heys

2a Craven Drive



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