Senior Liaison Practitioner
Pennine Care NHS FT
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Due to an expansion in the team an exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a new colleague as a Mental Health Liaison Practitioner with the service based at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport.
If you are a registered mental health professional with experience in assessing and supporting individuals of any age and you would like to be part of a growing and developing service we would like to hear from you. We are particularly interested in colleagues with an experience of working with both working age and older adults to support our urgent pathway within the team and individuals with a background in crisis and acute care to support our emergency pathway.
Main duties of the job
As part of the Mental Health Liaison service you can expect professional support and development in this exciting and challenging area of work. You will be joining a friendly and supportive team at Stepping Hill Hospital and will receive regular management and clinical supervision and have opportunities to engage in CPD. As a valued member of the liaison team you will be fully involved in all service developments and given opportunities to support quality improvement. Significant developments have taken place over the past 12 months with acute trust colleagues supported by NHS England which means this is a great time to join the team. We are also currently undergoing the PLAN accreditation process with the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
The service runs 7 days a week to support wards and 24/7 to support the Emergency Department, so posts will be worked on a shift basis to include nights, weekends and bank holidays.
We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.
Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our#PennineCarePeopleand do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.
All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.
Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.
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).