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Care Home Liaison Practitioner

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 (pro rata) per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within the York and Selby Care Home and Dementia team for 37.5 hours per week.

You will need to be enthusiastic and highly motivated and have experience in the completion of assessments and delivery of care for patients experiencing mental health difficulties in a private care providers within the community. The Care Home and Dementia team works collaboratively with the Community Mental health teams to provide assessment and treatment for people with dementia over 7 days.

This post is open to suitably experienced Occupational Therapists, Nurses and Social Workers.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for the management of a caseload of patients and work effectively within a multidisciplinary team. They will also be required to provide clinical leadership and supervision to junior members of the team. There will also be an expectation that the successful candidate will support students and learners within this clinical setting.

The post-holder will be required to travel across the York and Selby area and therefore applicants must be capable of independent travel.

About us

We are the Mental Health & Learning Disability NHS Trust for County Durham and Darlington, Teesside, North Yorkshire, York and Selby.

From education and prevention, to crisis and specialist care --our talented and compassionate teams work in partnership with our patients, communities and partners to help the people of our region feel safe, understood, believed in and cared for.

We nurture the recovery journey of anyone in need of our help. In Our Trust, everyone has a say in how they are supported and treated because we listen to every person in our care until they feel understood. Our patients, their families and carers work together with us towards better mental health.

We're committed to new thinking that improves the wellbeing of our region. We connect with our communities and partners to get mental health care right, in areas that really need it.

We won't rest until everyone in our region has the mental health care they need, to lead their best possible life.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for further detailed information to ensure that you meet the role criteria before applying.

Additional contact details :- Ronnie Love - Team ANP on 01904 461196

Person Specification



  • Current professional registration with an approved professional body.
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development.
  • For registered nurses: MIP, FLIP, ENB 998 Teaching & Assessing in Clinical Practice or City & Guilds 730 Teaching in Adult Education.
  • Recognised sign-off mentor, clinical educator or equivalent. Must be achieved within agreed timescale
  • Key skills in literacy, numeracy and ITQ level 2 (or equivalent)


  • Leadership or management qualification
  • Post-graduate qualification in a relevant area
  • For registered nurses: Non-medical prescriber



  • Significant experience working with people with mental ill health in a community environment
  • Working collaboratively with service users and their families/carers
  • Working in a multi-disciplinary team


  • Leadership or management experience



  • Understanding of relevant legislation (e.g. Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act)
  • Care Programme Approach and its application in practice
  • Detailed understanding of Safeguarding and its application in practice
  • Clinical Risk Assessment and Management and its application in practice

Employer details

Employer name

Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Foss Park Hospital

Haxby Road


YO31 8TA

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