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Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Eastbourne
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year pro rata
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Details

A really exciting opportunity has arisen in the Eastbourne Mental Health Liaison Team. In order that we can provide an enhanced 24 hour service we are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, caring and creative Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse to work as part of Mental Health Liaison Team over the weekends. The role will involve working with people who have been referred to the Mental health liaison team via A& E, Blue Light, Street Triage, SMHL and our third sector partner Staying Well. It also involves working with people who are inpatients at the Eastbourne District General Hospital and are experiencing a mental health crisis and require our support.

Main duties of the job

This post is to cover the service over the weekend, Saturday and Sunday.

You will need to be flexible and adaptable as modern mental health services are constantly changing in response to best practice. You will be joining a committed and dynamic team and will be fully supported and empowered to make a difference to creatively develop many new ways of working, towards building safe and responsive quality mental health services fit for the future.

You will be required to have strong assessment, communication and people skills and demonstrate a desire and ability to meet community service demands in an ever changing landscape.

About us

You will be joining a committed and dynamic multidisciplinary team and will be fully supported and empowered to make a difference to creatively develop many new ways of working, towards building safe and responsive quality mental health services fit for the future.

In return we can offer a supportive working environment and access to training opportunities to assist you to realise your potential and achieve a greater degree of job satisfaction.

As a Trust employee you will enjoy the following:
  • Excellent starting salary
  • NHS Pension contributions
  • 27 days holiday allowance plus bank holidays
  • Flexible Working patterns
  • Child care vouchers
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • NHS Discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme

This post offers the Trust's �4,000 Incentive for band 5-7 Nurses & Practitioners, as well as a relocation package up to a maximum of �8,000 (subject to terms and conditions).

Job description

Job responsibilities

As a band 6 nurse you will be required to complete assessments for patients that have attended A& E or adjoining wards in the District General Hospital

The role also involves conducting reviews of patients who have already been assessed and are in the District General Hospital . They may still be receiving treatment for their physical health whilst on the MHLT caseload.

Write and implement care plans in collaboration with the patient.

Accompany Dr's to assessments and complete the MHLT documentation.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Mental Nurse and/or degree level qualification and training in addictions/substance misuse


Knowledge/Experience

Essential

  • Significant post registration experience in a band 5 (or equivalent) position
  • Experience of working within an appropriate care setting or an ability to demonstrate that skills and knowledge are transferable across specialities
  • Knowledge of the MHA (1983/2007)
  • Knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act (2005) and DOL's
  • A working knowledge of a range of therapeutic assessment tools and their application to the Liaison service caseload


Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Department Of Psychiatry

Kings Drive

Eastbourne

BN21 2UD

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354-AE-20933-D

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