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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/08/2022.

Psychiatric Liaison Nurse/Practitioner

Job Reference: 348-SOU-I-1030A

Employer:
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Liaison Psychiatry (A&E UHS) - Southampton - MH
Location:
Princess Anne Hospital
Salary:
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2021.

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust (SHFT) is committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect. As an employee, you are accountable to ensure that you know to how to respond when you are concerned for the safety of a child, young person or adult at risk, applying the principles of the Family Approach to ensure evidence based analysis, risk management and appropriate action and escalation. SHFT require staff to work effectively together using the Family Approach to achieve better outcomes for adults, children and families. The Trust will support you in this duty by providing ongoing training, support and advice and have a Corporate Safeguarding Team who can be contacted for guidance and the provision of safeguarding supervision.


A very exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Liaison Psychiatry Team in Southampton.

The Southampton Liaison Psychiatry Team has recently aligned to the national Core 24 model, the service is now developing to meet the Hampshire and IOW mental health transformation priorities. Liaison psychiatry is an integral part of the 24/7 Urgent Care Model and this is a great opportunity for a motivated individual with an interest working in an acute hospital environment to expand their knowledge in both physical health care and crisis intervention, within the urgent care model.

We are looking for applications from highly motivated, enthusiastic, and mental health professionals who are committed in promoting patient focused care and treatment for adults within the acute hospital. The successful candidates will work across the acute general hospital to provide mental health assessments and brief interventions to patients in the Emergency Departments and in-patient wards, as well as support, advice, and training to acute hospital colleagues.

The successful candidate will a receive a robust induction and regular supervision and reflective practice.  The post holder will be required to work a flexible shift pattern over 24/7.

We are happy to consider part time and flexible working options. Please call either Alexa Redman or Katie Power 02381204529  for an informal discussion or to arrange a visit if you would like more information.

 

 




A DBS check is required by the Employer for this post. The Employer will undertake an initial check at the appropriate level on appointment. As a condition of employment you are required to register with the online DBS update service and maintain this registration throughout employment.

COVID-19 vaccine remains the best way to protect ourselves, our families, our colleagues, and patients from the virus, we therefore encourage applicants to become fully vaccinated. We ask for vaccination status as part of pre employment checks although COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment.


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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