Psychiatric Liaison Nurse

Band 6 Psychiatric Liaison Nurse
Psychiatric Liaison Service
East Surrey Hospital, Canada Ave, Redhill RH1 5RH
Full Time - Mixed pattern including:
Monday to Sunday
7 am-7pm, 8am-8pm,9am-9pm
8pm – 8am, 9pm – 9am
£28ph Weekdays, £32ph Saturdays and Nights, £36ph Sundays and Bank Holidays

The Psychiatric Liaison service provides front-line mental health assessments for patients referred by the general hospital from the Emergency Department or medical wards. The services are provided to those aged 16 years to end of life.

Key Responsibilities

Ability to competently complete holistic assessments of MH patients in A&E and on the medical wards.
Experience of working in Liaison Psychiatry, Home Treatment Team or Community Mental Health Recovery Service.
Autonomous working
Ability to prioritise workload.
Resilience is important for the role.
Good written and verbal communication.
Ability to work professionally and the skills to work with other stakeholders and services.
Risk assess and risk management knowledge and experience.
Competent computer skills and ideally have knowledge of System1
Work well in a team.
Experience and knowledge of Older Adults and Working Age Adults mental health is essential.
Having CAMHS experience would be a bonus.
Ability to be flexible.

We offer a £250 bonus for starting a contract with SCS.

Furthermore, if you know anyone looking for work and you refer them across, we offer a £250 referral bonus per person.

If anything is of interest, please just respond to this advert with an up to date copy of your CV or call Jake on 01772 208963

  • Location: Redhill, England
  • Salary: £28 - £36 per hour + Uplifts for Nights and Weekends
  • Type: Contract
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Posted: 01-Jul-2024
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