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Mental Health Liaison Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
363-CH4285-A
Site
C&H Homerton A&E Liaison
Town
London
Salary
£33,660 to £43,307 pa Inc HCA
Closing
23/11/2018 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 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.

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.

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.


 

Homerton Psychological Medicine is the Mental Health Liaison Service for the Hometon University Hospital. We're excited to be offering opportunities for Band 6 Liaison Nurses to join this highly skilled and successful team. The postholder will be based in the Emergency Department assessing service users in an emergency setting, devising and implementing care, as well as assessing patients on the general acute wards of the Homerton University Hospital. Part of the role will also involve teaching to general adult healthcare staff. The post involves shift work, covering 24/7 on a rota basis.
If you're creative, innovative, recovery-focussed and eager to develop your knowledge and skills, then we'd love you to work with us.

Interview date: TBC

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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

Andrew Horobin ahorobin@nhs.net 0208 510 8121

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