We are offering you the opportunity to join our well established and supportive team during a very exciting time as our service has been awarded a substantial capital investment to develop a bespoke Mental Health streaming area within the Emergency Department. We are looking to recruit a Band 7 Practitioners to the team to support this development.
The Mental Health Liaison Service is a CORE 24 team working within Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill hospitals, specialising in providing mental health care within the acute hospitals. You will be joining an already well established team that will be ready to support you.
We are welcoming interest from Registered Mental Health Nurses, Registered Social Workers or Registered Learning Disability Nurses working either at or towards a Band 7 level, who have experience of working in liaison/front line and crisis services or those who have worked with patients with complex mental health difficulties.
We are an ageless service working to address the mental health needs of people presenting to and receiving care in the acute setting. Common presentations include suicidal ideation, deliberate self-harm, depression, dementia, cognitive impairments, alcohol misuse, psychosis, adjustment to illness and physical and psychological co-morbidities. We assess people in the Emergency Department (ED) and from any ward across the hospitals.
Main duties of the job
The appointed person must be competent and highly skilled in offer a comprehensive and holistic assessment of a person’s biopsychosocial needs, confident in autonomous decision-making and able to provide strong clinical leadership within the team in order to support other clinicians with complex clinical decision-making. The post holder will act as a source of expertise and point of contact within the team for our colleagues from the acute hospital trust and work in partnership with senior clinicians and colleagues supporting and maintaining service provision to ensuring effective communication between services to resolve any potential clinical issues.
We are an award winning and CQC rated good, health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of our patients and service users.
To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our website humber.nhs.uk/Services
You will join our team of over 3,600 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives every day. We’re extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you’ll need from your new team to get you started.
We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development to ensure the delivery of high quality, person-centred and compassionate care to patients. We value our staff and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills and competencies to deliver outstanding care.
The Trust recognises the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.
For further details with regards to this vacancy opportunity, please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information.
If you are interested in this post and would like further information then we would welcome you to contact Emma Hooley, Clinical Lead (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Emma Thompson, Team Lead (email@example.com) on 01482 226226. Please do not contact us for application forms.
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