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Liaison Psychiatry Nurse

Employer
Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Mansfield
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum (pro rata for part time)
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The Liaison Psychiatry service for working age adults is an established and well-respected team who seek to deliver a comprehensive, integrated Liaison Psychiatry service for patients within the Emergency Department at Kings Mill Hospital as well as those who are inpatients in the general hospital setting and who may have self-harmed or are presenting with an acute psychiatric crisis and often challenging behaviours.

Main duties of the job

We are offering an exciting opportunity for an organised, motivated and highly skilled Liaison Nurse to join our team. We are seeking someone with excellent communication skills, a flexible approach to work, significant experience in working within acute adult mental health whilst some experience of working with older adults is desirable.

The Liaison Psychiatry team is PLAN accredited which is an exciting and nationally recognised process and we would welcome the successful applicant to continue to support this process.

If you feel you have the attributes necessary to contribute to this dynamic and highly experienced team and would like the opportunity to work within this challenging environment we would welcome your application.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

Do you want to make a difference?
Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?

Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.

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Job description
Job responsibilities

We undertake comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments and work with patients to agree a therapeutic plan of care and risk management strategy. We also offer short-term follow ups using Brief Interventions. Part of our role is signposting to appropriate non-statutory agencies whilst also liaising with, and referring into secondary mental health services as appropriate.

A core requirement of our service is to provide training and education to our acute hospital colleagues and it is expected that the successful applicant will take an active role in this.

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Professional Mental Health nursing qualification.
  • Current NMC registration

Further Training
Essential
  • Evidence of further training within mental health/psychiatry

Desirable
  • ENB 998 or equivalent
  • Clinical supervision course

Work Experience
Essential
  • Experience of working within an MDT
  • Recent experience of working with people with acute mental health problems.
  • Good understanding and knowledge of mental health legislation including mental health act and mental capacity act

Desirable
  • Working with older adults with mental health problems
  • Experience of working within a variety of healthcare settings

Aptitudes/skills
Essential
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • IT skills
  • Effective teaching skills
  • Team Player

Desirable
  • Clinical supervision skills
  • Caseload management
  • Presentation skills


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