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MH Liaison Nurse - (Urgent Care Practitioner) - Incentives Apply

Employer
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Brighton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year PA
Closing date
9 Jul 2024
Job summary

Are you looking for a new challenge?

This is a great time to join the Liaison team and be part of building a creative and innovative service for people experiencing mental health problems while in an acute hospital setting. We are focused on providing outstanding care and treatment that people and their families can be confident in, both in the emergency department and on the inpatient wards at the Royal Sussex.

Working in the MHLT is an excellent opportunity to be part of a supportive, rapidly developing and award winning Mental Health Liaison Team based at Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton. The RSCH being a regional trauma centre for the south east of England which also houses a number of regional specialist wards on site.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job
  • Provide clear Emergency and Urgent Care mental health Pathways for patients, aged 17 years upwards, who attend the Emergency Department or are admitted into the general inpatient wards.
  • Give a rapid response to patients, aged 17+ years, referred from the Emergency Department and linked wards.
  • Provide an urgent response time of 24 hours to all General inpatient Ward referrals, this includes Older Persons Mental Health input .
  • Ensure our specialist mental health liaison expertise is delivered while working collaboratively with our acute hospital colleagues and teams across the site.
  • Provide excellent clinical outcomes, patient centred care and expert risk management while improving patient experience and involvement.
  • Ensure the 24/7 delivery of liaison input to the acute hospital given the MHLT's CORE 24 service provision.
  • Provide mental health education, teaching and development for acute hospital staff.


About us

About us

We are a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England. We're looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership NHS Trust.

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

Job description

Job responsibilities

Will be responsible for the assessment and advising on management of patients presenting in A& E with self harm and mental health difficulties. This will be undertaken by using advance assessment and decision making skills. The post will also offer mental health assessment and advising on the management of patients with mental health issues who are admitted to other wards at RSCH.

The post Holder will also be required to assess and support people in crisis across the Urgent care pathway including the Haven.

Person Specification

Qualifications/Education

Essential
  • Registered Mental Health qualification or equivalent
  • Up to date Registration
  • Post Basic Courses / relevant Study Days
  • Evidence of CPD
  • excellent communication skills

Experience

Essential
  • Significant post-qualifying experience of clinical work with people with a range of mental health problems
  • Experience of partnership working within and across various different statutory and non- statutory teams and agencies
  • Experience of successfully managing a caseload and prioritising clinical work.
  • Experience of providing a range of clinical interventions to people with a variety of mental health problems.
  • Experience of working consultatively with professionals
  • Experienced in conducting clinical assessments, including risk assessments

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit theUK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please seeNHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Sussex County Hospital

Brighton

BN2 5BE

Employer's website

https://www.sussexpartnership.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse Qualification/social work
  • NMC Registration/professional registration
  • Post Basic Courses / Study Days
  • CPD


Knowledge/Experience

Essential

  • Significant post qualification experience
  • Experience of working with people with serious mental Health problems
  • Experience of risk assessment of & research into suicide and self-harm
  • Experience of working with self-harm client group


Employer details

Employer name

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Sussex County Hospital

Eastern Road

Brighton

BN2 5BE

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354-AB-20772-A

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