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Band 6 RMN MH Liaison team

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Broomfield, Chelmsford
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
5 Jul 2024
The post holder carries responsibility for the assessment and advising on management of patients presenting with mental health difficulties on wards and within the Accident and Emergency Department at Mid Essex Hospital Service NHS Trust at Broomfield.

They will be required to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in close co-operation with hospital based and primary health care based professionals. They will be responsible for the maintenance of standards of care within the Team and actively participate in the training and education of staff from allied agencies.

The fully developed CORE 24 team will enable the opportunity for extending joint work with already established on-site specialist services. The post holder will support and enable specialist expertise in integrated physical and mental health approaches and intensive support for dementia. The post holder will provide additional support in the active management of those with psychological issues related to frequent attendances to the general hospital.

Main duties of the job

To develop & maintain specialist clinical skills and expertise in the assessment of people with mental health needs and dementia.

To receive and assess referrals from the general wards and Accident and Emergency Department.

To offer advice on management of patients with mental health issues and dementia.

To promote the understanding of the mental health liaison role and mental health care through formal and informal teaching.

Undertake professional, clinical and managerial supervision in line with trust policies and procedures, discussing the overall nature of the workload, work methods and techniques, whilst evaluating clinical practice.

The post holder will be expected to the undertaking of assessments as well as planning, implementing and evaluating individualised care packages for patients

About us

EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Care, Learn and Empower. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
  • Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
  • The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
  • Day One Flexible Employer

The Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have the opportunity to apply for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment

Join our Staff bank

What is Staff Bank?

Our EPUT NHS staff bank is an entity managed by the trust that hires clinical and non-clinical healthcare professionals to take on shifts at our trust hospitals and community settings. Here at EPUT we maintain our own bank of specialist staff to ensure that we are able offer safe and effective care at all times.

All our permanent staff are automatically enrolled onto the staff bank however this does not mean you have to work any additional shifts, but the option is there for you if you wish.

If you are joining our Trust in a fixed term role, please indicate on your New Starter Paperwork that you wish to join our staff bank.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Act at all times in accordance with:

Midwifery and Nursing Council Code of Professional Practice 2008

Scope of Professional Practice

Standards for Medicines management 2008

Guidelines for Records and Record keeping 2007

PREP and you updated 2008

NMC Record Keeping 2008

To review at regular intervals with the Clinical Lead the overall nature of the workload, work methods and techniques and evaluating clinical practice as a whole.

Establish and maintain professional and effective working relationships with allied professionals.

Complete mandatory training in line with Trust policy and procedures

Person Specification



  • Professional Qualification (OT, Social Work, RMN)


  • Evidence of an understanding of the principle of governance and implications for professionals practice



  • Ability to build relationships and negotiate satisfactory outcomes
  • Ability to deal sensitively and decisively with conflict management

Employer details

Employer name

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust


Broomfield Hospital

Court Road

Broomfield, Chelmsford


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