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Liaison Nurse Practitioner

Job Reference: 363-TH5194

East London NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health
TH AMH Rapid Assessment Interface Discharge, LONDON
£36,481 to £41,559 per annum Inc HCA

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Department of Psychological Medicine based at the highly prestigious Royal London Hospital for a skilled and autonomous band 6 Liaison Nurse Practitioner. This is a permanent position. The team works with both adult and older adult patient groups so well established clinical knowledge, skills and experience in either of these areas of patient care would be required. You will work as part of a 24/7 rota and would be required as part of the role to work generically across the adult and older adult age range. You will need to be flexible, hardworking, proactive, organised, and committed to delivering high standards of care and have excellent interpersonal and assessment skills.


We will offer you support development, a positive and varied learning environment and an opportunity to be part of a dynamic, committed and forward thinking team.


This role will challenge and test your resilience, knowledge, skills and time management but will reward you with job satisfaction, development in all areas of mental health care and a platform to really make a positive difference to the care of people with mental health problems in an acute general hospital setting

For further details / informal visits contact:

Contact Details: Melanie King


Contact Number: 020 3594 6695


Email Address:

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2018. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

We have set ourselves the mission to improve the quality of life of all we serve, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

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Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire, Luton and psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond.

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Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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