Our clients in South West London are urgently seeking to recruit a Locum Band 6 Duty Nurse/Risk Triage and Assessment Practitioner to join their Single Point of Access and Assessment Service.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (with a possibility of working 2 days from home)
The role will include:-
To assess/ triage/ act as first entry point for adults into mental health secondary care
To assess and work with mental health service users, and signpost them to other services and discharge to primary care where necessary. Any service users needing longer term secondary care and care coordination will be transferred to the relevant teams in the Trust.
The post holder is expected to utilise community resources, working closely with Primary Care.
The post holder will ensure user and carer involvement in all aspects of service delivery.
The post holder will be expected to promote, by example and leadership, a high standard of patient care.
To regularly supervise nursing students on practice placement.
The post holder will communicate and collaborate effectively with all agencies and agents involved in supporting adults with severe mental health problems.
Must be a car driver with access to own car.