Mental Health Liaison Practitioner

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department Of Psychiatry, Pilgrim Hospital, Sibsey Road, Boston, Lincolnshire
£32,306 to £39,027 pro rata
Closing date
28 Aug 2022

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Old Age
Band 6
Contract Type
Part Time
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This is a part-time permanent post of 27 hours per week.

We are looking for Mental Health Practitioners with experience with the patient groups to which the service will be delivered. It is expected that your primary role will be to carry out comprehensive Bio-Psychosocial Assessments in line with NICE Guidelines and Evidence Based Treatment Pathways for persons presenting to the Acute hospital. You will be contributing to the Multi-disciplinary Team approach to ensure the best outcome possible for our patients. You will need to demonstrate high functioning in risk management, communication skills and exceptional personal qualities to deliver high quality care and assessment to patients. Developing effective partnership working with the acute hospital trust and wider key stakeholders.

This posts will provide operational support as part of our Mental Health Liaison Service (MHLS) working in partnership with United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust and aims to provide emergency and urgent mental health support to people in A&E and General Wards. It will also review and signpost those who have been admitted with regards CAMHS and drug & alcohol related mental health needs.

Furthermore we require those who can demonstrate strong values to create and foster a culture that supports and enables the development of the Liaison service. We need individuals who are dynamic, passionate and committed to achieving quality outcomes that will ensure above all else the needs of the patient are paramount in everything we do.

We will make a commitment of ensuring you are provided with high quality supervision, mentoring and access to national conferences and training to support your development, knowledge and skills to succeed in delivering high quality care.

For further details please contact either Debbie Judge (Clinical Lead) 07812483486 or Fiona Jackson (Service Manager) 07813 546014

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