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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/10/2022.

CAMHS CCETT Mental Health Liaison Practitioner

Job Reference: 274-LPFT8087

Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
CAMHS CCETT Team, Homer House, Monson Street
£32,306 to £39,027 pa

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.

CAMHS Crisis and enhanced treatment services are expanding! We have some exciting new posts to support children and young people (CYP) accesing our medical areas at the hospital, including A&E, paediatrics and the hosptial wards at Lincoln county hopsital (LCH) and Pilgrim hospital Boston. (PHB).
There will be 4 Band 6 posts available working shifts across a 24/7 rota. The roles will be based within the CAMHS crisis teams in the north and south of the county but also working closely with the adults MH liaison team and be based with them at LCH at night. Shifts will be 08.45-7pm and 7.30pm-7.30am. MH liaison workers will work closely with CAMHS CCETT staff to ensure a 24 hour service is offered for CYP experiencing a mental health crisis, inlcuding phone support out of hours to those on the case load, support to those accesing medical care or emergency care through ULHT or the S136 suite.
Post holders will work closely with ULHT, CAMHS and other providers to ensure CYP experiencing mental health crisis have quick access to mental health triage, support and assessment to allow signposting for follow up and discharge home. This includes those with eating issues. The post holder will also work with the S136 suite if any CYP are detained there and will take calls via SPA at night from CYP/Families and carers known to the service and from emergency services who need support, liaison, triage or assessment for a CYP presenting in a mental health crisis. The post holder will need to be able to travel across the county as the service covers the whole of Lincolnshire. Please read the job description for further information on the roles.
We will offer a full induction package for all new starters within the teams and have training opportunities throughout the year to build on skills and interventions.
We are an innovative service and pride ourselves in providing training to enhance the care and support we can provide. We welcome clinicians with creative ideas to help continue to develop the service.
Crisis work is fast paced and often challenging and our teams love cake and snacks, good baking skills is a desirable requirement for this post. We have a good sense of humor and are a very supportive team; Come and join us!!!
For any further enquiries please contact Emma Houltby on 07800990445, or Microsoft teams if you prefer a virtual chat.

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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