Psychiatric Liaison Nurse Band 6

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-LB2644-C
Site
LUT Psychiatric Liaison, First Floor|Luton & Dunstable Hospital|Lewsey Road|Luton|Beds|LU4 0DZ
Town
LUTON
Salary
£26,565 to £35,577 pa
Closing
23/01/2018 23:59

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.

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 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, 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.

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 and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


 

An exciting opportunity has arisen with the Psychiatry Liaison Service at Luton & Dunstable hospital provided by ELFT.

The department of Liaison Psychiatry is looking to recruit band 6 Psychiatric Liaison Practitioners to join Acute Liaison Psychiatry Service.

The post holder will work in partnership with the Operational Manager, nurse colleagues, consultant psychiatrists and medical colleagues to provide high quality clinical assessment and mental health care to the patient at Luton & Dunstable General hospital. The post holder will work at part of the MDT reporting to the Operations Manager. As a nurse practitioner you will participate in service development and maintaining standards of mental health service provision to Luton & Dunstable hospital. Various shift patterns available including long days.

Are you ambitious and motivated to learn new skill? Spearhead your career? Training and mentoring available.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

zaz wahid
01582 718802
zaz.wahid@elft.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
0207 655 4158