Locum Band 7 Advanced Mental Health Practitioner

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Locum Band 7 Advanced Mental Health Practitioner

  • Location:

    North London

  • Sector:

    CPN

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Lauren Donnellan

  • Contact email:

    ldonnellan@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01322 282470

  • Job ref:

    BEH51

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-03-31

Our clients in Barnet, Enfield and Haringey are urgently seeking to recruit a Band 7 Advanced Mental Health Practitioner to join their CAMHS Crisis Liaison Service.
Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
Job Summary
The post Holder will be required to assess patients across the urgent care pathway, working autonomously and flexibly to manage the day to day assessments and/or advising on management of CYP under the age of 18 years and their families presenting in the A&E liaison/diversion HUB/paediatric wards.
This post holder will be required to undertake a range of therapeutic tasks individually and jointly with members of the multi-disciplinary team. To develop & maintain specialist clinical skills and expertise in the assessment of CYP psychiatric emergencies and deliberate self-harm. To receive and assess referrals from A&E, paediatric/general wards, Community Teams, schools and health colleagues across the NCL as well as self-referrals from CYP and their families. To offer advice on management of patients with mental health issues and non-organically based physical symptoms. Identifying regular attendees at diversion hub with mental health problems and in liaison with Community CAMHS teams make available current care plan as and when appropriate.
There is a need to use effective and efficient keyboard skills in the recording of clinical information and in communicating with colleagues.
​​​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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