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Psychiatric Liaison, Band 6

  • Job reference: Oli 37
  • Location: Epsom, Surrey
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Adults
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Job description: Psychiatric Liaison, Band 6.

Vacancy working as a psychiatrist liaison in Epsom.

A CPN is needed to carry out psychosocial assessments of patients referred from a variety of sources within the General Hospital, including A&E and the wards and to work with people presenting with a range of psychosocial needs arising in the context of physical illness, as well as patients presenting following self-harm or in psychiatric crisis.

The candidate will support Primary Care in management of people presenting with mental health problems by offering assessment, nurse diagnosis and treatment options also liaising with Primary Care professionals, through regular informal and formal meetings

The candidate will make decisions regarding the patient's needs and appropriate treatment options based on an analysis of complex presenting problems and assessment of risk in multiple domains. The post holder may frequently have to make such decisions autonomously, but needs also to be able to work with team colleagues to manage more complex cases.

The role is to commence ASAP and the role is on an initial three month NHS contract.
The hours are full time, with a variety of shift patterns available, specifically including long days and nights.
The rate of pay is £25-£33 p/h.

Candidates must be a qualified RMN with a valid NMC Pin, and must have previous experience working in a community setting.

A knowledge of 'System One' computer system is helpful and an enhanced DBS check is essential.

This a popular role with lots of interest, so please apply as soon as possible.

If you are interested in applying please contact Oliver Parkinson on 01772 208963 or send your CV to oliver.parkinson@servicecare.org.uk

Please also bear in mind our £250 referral fee bonus for any nurse you refer who we place in to work on a 3 month contract.

We also offer a £150 sign up bonus for any new nurses that register with our agency. This will be paid in your first pay packet.

The Benefits of working with Service Care Solutions:
- DBS disclosures provided via fast track online services free of charge
- 3 weekly payroll runs
- £250 training allowance
- Excellent pay rates
- Specialist mental health consultants offering single point of contact
- Frequent notifications of upcoming opportunities via text and email
- Ltd and PAYE payment options available
- Nationwide provider of mental health staff to over 40 different NHS Trusts and over 200 local authorities