Mental Health Liaison Nurse
Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
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EPUT is known for innovation in Mental Health Services and welcome a staff who are committed to innovation, clinical and professional development. We also offer extensive staff training and development opportunities and support through regular supervision and appraisal.
Main duties of the job
The Mental Health Liaison service is based within the Princess Alexandra Hospital and delivering 24 hours service. We assess patients within the Emergency Department and general wards. We work closely with our colleague in the general hospital to ensure both physical and mental health issues are being met.
EPUT are looking for motivated staff who shares our Trust values of Open, Compassionate and Empowering. In return, EPUT can offer you a range of benefits and development including;
- Season Ticket Loans
- NHS discounts for staff
- Excellent Training facilities and opportunities
- Buying and Selling annual leave scheme
- The opportunity to work bank shifts and expand knowledge and experience in other areas
- Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars and Cycle to Work
- Day One Flexible Employer, the Trust supports and actively encourages flexible working for all employees. We offer many options and you are encouraged to ask the recruiting manager what is possible for this role. If appointed, you will have theopportunity for a flexible working request from the first day of your employment.
We are looking for a candidate who is enthusiastic, flexible, self-motivated, compassionate, and innovative and with good communication skills. The candidate is able to prioritise work, support families and colleagues. The candidate is also require to have worked and have an understanding of needs for Adult and Older mental health patients. The candidate should be able to work effectively taking a holistic approach to assessment and treatment in collaboration with patients, families/carer. You will also be given an opportunity to work collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams.
essential and desirable
essential and desirable
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).