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Senior Practitioner/Mental Health Liaison Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health Liaison Practitioner
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
246-GYW816159-A
Site
James Paget University Hospital
Town
Great Yarmouth
Salary
£26,565 - £35,577 gross per annum
Closing
11/02/2018 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

JOB DESCRIPTION/PERSON SPECIFICATION
Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

YOUR APPLICATION
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We are seeking to appoint a Band 6 Mental Health Liaison Nurse to be based at the James Paget University Hospital for assessment and signposting for those service users presenting with mental health issues.

The post holder will have excellent mental health assessment skills and be able to communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders.
The successful candidate will be able to work flexibly as this new position will enable the liaison service to provide cover 8am to 8pm, 7 days per week.

Although you will be working as part of a small team, there will be elements of lone working.You will be working across a multi-agency setting often within a busy A&E department.The post will sit under the Great Yarmouth & Waveney Adult Mental Health Services within a supportive and progressive Locality.

The interviews will take place w/c 19th February 2018, this will be confirmed.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Jacqueline Rimmer
Jacqueline.Rimmer@nsft.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
01603 421137