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Paediatric Liaison Nurse (B6-B7 Development Role)

Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Chertsey, Surrey
£37,162 to £52,067 Incl 5% Fringe HCAS, per annum, pro rata
Closing date
2 Jun 2024
My job makes better lives by leading and managing care of Children and Young People (CYP) who present in the Emergency Department (ED) at the District General Hospital (DGH) and by working in partnership with the multi-disciplinary team consisting of representatives from the ED, police, ambulance, and mental health service alongside CYP and their families/carers collaboratively making a difference to their lives.

Job Overview As part of apartnershipwithin the Paediatric ED at the DGH it is vital to ensure the service operates in a safe, effective and efficient way as part of a whole system. Foster a culture that encourages and enables individuals to have an active role in identifying, planning and meeting their individual needs. Support strategic leadership in relation to service improvement and quality evaluation

The Paediatric Liaison Service is vital to ensuring the needs of CYP presenting at ED with mental health and emotional issues are, in a timely manner, assessed and an appropriate response to their needs is put in placeas part of the partnership between you and the ED Paediatric colleagues.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide visible, credible professional clinical leadership, supporting the clinical management of CYP with mental health issues who have presented to the Emergency Department, who may have CYP with challenging behaviour as a result of an underlying condition such as learning difficulties, Asperger's and ADHD.
  • To improve patient experience, quality and efficiency of service in DGH by focusing on the significant number of CYP with mental health issues that can complicate their care and discharge.
  • Ensuring the care delivered to CYP with mental and physical health needs is of a high quality, research based, and is CYP and family/carer focused.
  • To support the wider paediatric nursing and medical team, by arranging training opportunities to up-skill all professionals on effectively managing CYP's mental health needs.
  • To manage CYP presenting with mental health. Emotional health and social care needs, co-ordinating between the medical, nursing CYPS community teams.


We are pleased to announce that we are in a position to offer a Golden Hello payment of �3,000 (pro rata) for this vacancy eligible to the external candidates only. Payment would be made in three instalments. Further details can be found in the supporting documents.

About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to our staffs future development and offering training opportunities.These includebut isnt exhaustive, Professional Nurse Advocate training, Nurse Prescriber training and access to APT accredited courses.

Please check the job description and personal specification document for more information on the requirement for this job.

Person Specification



  • A clinical qualification to degree level or equivalent Membership of NMC professional body



  • Band 6 - 2 years' post qualifying experience working with CYP with mental health needs within a crisis service. Ability to undertake mental health assessments, risk assessments, risk formulations, crisis and contingency planning and use of outcome measures. Band 7 - 3 years post qualification experience 2 years experience working with CYP with mental health needs, 1 of which is at a band 6 in CYPS services

Employer details

Employer name

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust


St Peters Hospital

Guildford Road

Chertsey, Surrey

KT16 0PZ

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