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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/12/2021.

Paediatric Psychiatric Liaison Nurse - Band 7

Job Reference: 323-AME2059

Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Chertsey, Surrey
£41,902 - £47,684 pa Inc. HCAS

Our vision at Ashford & St Peter’s is to provide an outstanding experience and outcomes for patients and staff.

There has never been a better time to join us in the NHS at Ashford & St Peters Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We provide acute and planned inpatient and outpatient care for our local community with a strong commitment to staff health and wellbeing. We are committed to providing continuous professional development, staff benefits and flexibility to shape our workforce around our patient care.

We are delighted to announce that following an extension in funding, we have an opening in the Children and Young People’s Psychiatric Liaison Service and welcome applications for the post ofChildren and Young People’s Eating Disorder and Mental Health Assessment and Intervention Nurseto join our team in Ashford & St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation trust.

Whether you're a Mental Health Nurse or Learning Disabilities Nurse with extensive mental health background if you're looking for a varied role in a team which bridges the gap between physical and mental health, this could be your next role.

The team offers high quality holistic assessments to young people under the age of 18 who present in the Acute General Hospital as a result of mental health issues, physical illness and distress.

You'll work collaboratively with colleagues in other teams, such as the CAMHS Crisis service, Social Care and Paediatrics, to offer a responsive service that places the young persons at the centre of all we do.

You will work alongside a highly experienced Paediatric Psychiatric Liaison Nurse and be integrated as part of the wider CYP team.

You should be a team player with a willingness to teach and educate acute colleagues, improve mental health awareness, as well as a commitment to help develop the service further to achieve the best possible outcomes for young people within the acute hospital setting.

Initial 1 year fixed term with high probability of extension.

For further Enquiries and informal visits. Please contact Kay Carr, Paediatric Matron.

Processing your Application

Your application will be transferred from NHS Jobs into the Trust's Careers Portal. Once your application has transferred, you will receive an email inviting you to register and log into the Careers Portal. From here you will be able to monitor the progress of your application, pre-employment checks and on-boarding.


Staff Benefits

Flexible working: We want all staff to have a good life/work balance and we will support you to have a working pattern that meets your needs and helps us to provide our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients.

We are Ofsted registered day nurseries at Ashford and St Peter’s sites, catering for children from 3 months to 5 years, and half-term play-schemes for primary school age children, open from 8am to 6pm.

We have car parking on all our sites and a new multi-storey car park on the St Peter’s site. We have onsite accommodation in shared flats or houses.

The NHS Pension scheme helps you to build your pension for when you retire. You receive tax relief on the contributions you make while you are working and the Trust makes a financial contribution as well. The NHS pension scheme has benefits that will support you and your family when you retire.

Career pathways: we support our staff to develop their careers and will ensure that you can access support, training and development to progress and fulfil your potential at ASPH

Find our more in our Guide for Applicants.

Coronavirus update:

We are reviewing our recruitment and on-boarding processes on a regular basis to ensure we are following the guidelines from Public Health England (PHE). Interviews will be virtual wherever possible.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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