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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/07/2022.

Mental Health Liaison Practitioner

Job Reference: 274-LPFT7542

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health Liaison Service Boston/Grantham
Department Of Psychiatry, Pilgrim Hospital, Sibsey Road, Boston, Lincolnshire
£32,306 to £39,027 pro rata

Here at LPFT, our people lie at the heart of everything we do.

We employ around 2,700 staff who are pivotal in our success.

Do you want to join a Trust rated by our own staff as one of the best mental health trusts in England, located in a county heralded as a fantastic place to live and work?

We provide mental health, learning disability and autism services to a local population of over 755,000 across 45 sites, as well as specialist services for children and young people.

This is a part-time permanent post of 27 hours per week.

We are looking for Mental Health Practitioners with experience with the patient groups to which the service will be delivered. It is expected that your primary role will be to carry out comprehensive Bio-Psychosocial Assessments in line with NICE Guidelines and Evidence Based Treatment Pathways for persons presenting to the Acute hospital. You will be contributing to the Multi-disciplinary Team approach to ensure the best outcome possible for our patients. You will need to demonstrate high functioning in risk management, communication skills and exceptional personal qualities to deliver high quality care and assessment to patients. Developing effective partnership working with the acute hospital trust and wider key stakeholders.

This posts will provide operational support as part of our Mental Health Liaison Service (MHLS) working in partnership with United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust and aims to provide emergency and urgent mental health support to people in A&E and General Wards. It will also review and signpost those who have been admitted with regards CAMHS and drug & alcohol related mental health needs.

Furthermore we require those who can demonstrate strong values to create and foster a culture that supports and enables the development of the Liaison service. We need individuals who are dynamic, passionate and committed to achieving quality outcomes that will ensure above all else the needs of the patient are paramount in everything we do.

We will make a commitment of ensuring you are provided with high quality supervision, mentoring and access to national conferences and training to support your development, knowledge and skills to succeed in delivering high quality care.

For further details please contact either Debbie Judge (Clinical Lead) 07812483486 or Fiona Jackson (Service Manager) 07813 546014

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We are leading the way with mental health transformation projects. Multi-million-pound schemes to transform patient environments and radically redesign community services are currently underway, as part of our commitment to reshaping the future of mental healthcare.

We believe the key to high quality patient care is a contented workforce. This is reflected in the Care Quality Commission rating us as ‘outstanding’ for well led and ‘good’ overall, and 75% of our staff recommending us as a place to work.

We offer options for flexible working and provide development pathways and opportunities. We have a proud partnership with the University of Lincoln and the Lincoln Medical School, which has expanded our academic offerings to nurture talent across the Trust.

We are committed to ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels. We are currently under-represented particularly at senior leadership level, so we welcome applications from women, people with disabilities, people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds, and those from the LGBT communities.

We support and celebrate diversity. We have active staff network groups for Black Asian Minority Ethnics (BAME), Lesbian Gay Bi-Sexual Transgender (LGBT+), staff with Mental and Physical Lived Experience (MAPLE) and our dedicated groups for men and women. We are a Silver Standard Employer with ENEI, were in the top 100 organisations in the county within the Stonewall Index (in 2019), and have been a finalist for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Mental Health Trust of the Year Award two years in a row.

We offer 24-hour services within our Inpatient, Crisis and SPA teams, if you are successfully appointed to posts in these areas or others that might have specified, you will be required to work unsociable hours and shift patterns.

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