Locum Band 6 x2 - Psychiatric Liaison Practitioners

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Locum Band 6 x2 - Psychiatric Liaison Practitioners

  • Location:

    Surrey

  • Sector:

    CPN

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Lauren Donnellan

  • Contact email:

    ldonnellan@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01322 478051

  • Job ref:

    SAB85

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-02-28

​​Our clients in Surrey and Borders are urgently seeking to recruit 2 Band 6 Psychiatric Liaison Practitioners to join their Psychiatry Liaison Service.
Hours: 12 hour shifts over 7 days a week (may include nights)
Job Summary
  • To carry out psychosocial assessments of people referred to the Liaison service from a variety of sources within the General Hospital, including A&E and Medical Wards.
  • To work with people presenting with a range of psychosocial needs arising in the context of physical illness, as well as people presenting to the hospital following self-harm or in a mental health crisis
  • To provide rapid psychiatric assessment and safe discharge planning in Emergency Department.
  • To agree on a collaborative plan of care with people who use our services and their carers where appropriate and arrange appropriate after-care
  • To ensure that the relatives, carers and friends are actively encouraged to participate in care, provided with information, help and support where necessary
  • To mentor, supervise and teach qualified and unqualified staff including students
  • To lead the care for a specified group of service users such as frequent AE attendees
  • To assist in the development and maintenance of good working relationships with general hospital staff, local mental health services, primary care and non - statutory organisations
  • To facilitate the teaching and training of mental health topics in the general hospital
  • To work flexibly across 24 hours, 7 days a week as the liaison service develops to ensure the service level agreement is met and the changing needs of people who use the service in the hospital are met
​​If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and would like to find out more, please call Lauren - 07552277905 (New Registrants) or Georgia 07552277896 (Existing Registrants) or alternatively please email Recruitment@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk.
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