Senior Liaison Practitioner

Employer
Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Epsom
Salary
£43,574 to £49,587 a year inc HCAS
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Profession
Practitioner
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are delighted to announce we have a vacancy for a Senior Liaison Practitioner band 7 post in the Mental health Liaison Service at Epsom General Hospital.

If you are a highly motivated person with the relevant qualification and experience, have excellent communication skills and a sound knowledge then we are keen to hear from you. Applicant with the qualification as an OT occupational therapist or Social worker SW with relevant experience in Mental health will also be considered for this post. Our team is culturally diverse and is kind and caring and supportive. You will work flexible and work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and offer training for your professional development.

Main duties of the job

To work collaboratively with the service manager and Multi- disciplinary team to develop outstanding liaison psychiatry services.

To engage staff and external partners positively and constructively, in line with the Trusts Clinical and Commercial strategy, supporting the Trusts Vision and Values

Ability to think develop practical innovative and creative solutions to the clinical issues

To act as a responsible member of the Liaison psychiatry team and accept responsibility for own performance and delivery of targets

To support the service manager in developing sustainable and improving services in line with national specifications, local implementation requirements and a set financial envelope.

To promote and introduce systems to continuously improve quality of care, drawing on national and trust guidance, in particular CQC

To promote and encourage multi-dimensional and multi-cultural aspects whilst ensuring parity of access and esteem
  • To support clinical improvement with a strong emphasis on integrated multidisciplinary working and the development of person centred care.

To ensure compliance with all statutory, financial, health & safety, employment, safeguarding requirements, including statutory and mandatory training



About us

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is the leading provider of health and social care services for people of all ages with mental ill-health and learning disabilities in Surrey and North East Hampshire. We also provide social care services for people with a learning disability in Croydon and ASD and ADHD assessment services in Hampshire.

We actively seek to engage people who use our services and our communities in improving the mental wellbeing of the local population. We work closely with other NHS and voluntary sector organisations who provide services and support people who use services and carers.

Surrey is a beautiful county lying just 30 minutes away from Central London and from the South Coast.

Our historic market towns and bustling districts are enveloped in wonderful countryside, and our excellent road and rail networks bring the rest of the country within easy reach.

For international travel, both Gatwick and Heathrow airports are nearby.

Please note that we reserve the right to close posts as soon as sufficient applications are received.

Working from home contracts do not attract high cost area payments.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job description Job responsibilities

Job Overview

NHS Competency

B7

SABP Leadership Competency

Communication

4

Strategic Leadership

N/A

Personal and People Development

3

People Leadership

N/A

Health, Safety and Security

4

Performance Leadership

N/A

Service Improvement

4

Personal Motivation

N/A

Quality

4

Equality and Diversity

4

Values

IT Skills

Y

Treat People Well

Statutory Requirements

Create Respectful Places

Professional Registration HCPC or NMC

Y

Involve not Ignore

Open, Inclusive and Accountable













Qualifications required

Clinical qualification at Diploma level or above in Mental Health nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Work with evidence of transferable mental health skills and practice.

2 years experience working as a Band 6

3 years post qualification experience

Registration with a registered body is essential.

Post qualification training to degree level is desirable but not essential.

Experience

Sound experience of working with people with a variety of mental health issues for at least 5 years

Demonstrable expertise in complex assessment of people with both mental and physical health issues

Demonstrable ability to develop practical innovations and approaches to issues and complex problems.

Proven ability to support Change management and Service Redesign

In depth awareness of liaison psychiatry and National agendas for the development of liaison services

Expertise and experience in supervision and supporting the growth of other staff.

Proven ability to provide training and education regarding mental health and complex clinical topics

Proven track record of building positive relationships with partner agencies.

Suitable for someone who

Has expertise and experience in mental health assessment, care planning, crisis management and partner working.

Has a positive attitude to service improvement and development and can enthusiastically engage partners, provide training and support the development of other staff.

Key Responsibilities

To work collaboratively with the service manager and Multi- disciplinary team to develop outstanding liaison psychiatry services.

To engage staff and external partners positively and constructively, in line with the Trusts Clinical and Commercial strategy, supporting the Trusts Vision and Values

Ability to think develop practical innovative and creative solutions to the clinical issues and complex problems

To act as a responsible member of the Liaison psychiatry team and accept responsibility for own performance and delivery of targets

To support the service manager in developing sustainable and improving services in line with national specifications, local implementation requirements and a set financial envelope.

To promote and introduce systems to continuously improve quality of care, drawing on national and trust guidance, in particular CQC

To promote and encourage multi-dimensional and multi-cultural aspects whilst ensuring parity of access and esteem
  • To support clinical improvement with a strong emphasis on integrated multidisciplinary working and the development of person centred care.

To ensure compliance with all statutory, financial, health & safety, employment, safeguarding requirements, including statutory and mandatory training

To ensure the trusts supervision policy is adhered to and supervisor, appraisal and personal/team development are intrinsic and considered in all business developments
  • To attend external partnership meetings as required
  • To deputise for the team leader and service manager as required
  • To work as part of a rota across 24hrs, 7 days per week with flexibility to travelling across sites and services as required.


Person Specification Experience Essential
  • Sound experience of working with people with a variety of mental health issues for at least 5 years.
  • Demonstrable expertise in complex assessment of people with both mental and physical health issues.
  • Demonstrable ability to develop practical innovations and approaches to issues and complex problems.
  • Proven ability to support Change Management and Service Re-design
  • in depth awareness of liaison psychiatry and National Agenda for the development of liaison services.
  • Expertise and experience in supervision and supporting the growth of other staff.
  • Proven ability to provide training and education regarding mental health and complex clinical topics.
  • Proven track record of building positive relationships with partner agencies.
  • Suitable for someone who
  • Has expertise and experience in mental health assessment, care planning, crisis management and partner working.
  • Has a positive attitude to service improvement and development and can enthusiastically engage partners, provide training and support the development of other staff.
Qualifications Essential
  • NMC or HCPC
  • Clinical qualification at Diploma level or above in Mental Health nursing or Occupational Therapy or Social Work with evidence of transferable mental health skills and practice.
  • 2 years experience working as a Band 6 and 3 years post qualification experience.
  • Registration with a registered body is essential.
  • Post qualification training to degree level is desirable but not essential.


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