Liaison Psychiatry Practitioner

Dartford, Kent, England
£ 30401 - 37267 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
12 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019

Job Description

KMPT is creating an environment for equal opportunities for all, where we can ALL be ourselves.

It's an exciting time to join us: KMPT has been rated Outstanding for Caring and Good overall in our most recent CQC inspection in January 2019!
£1200 New Hire bonus applies to (Nurses only)
Dartford Liaison Psychiatry Service based at Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford are recruiting! We currently have 1 x 37.5 hour vacancy. Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapists & Social Workers encouraged to apply.

Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust provides a liaison mental health assessment service to the Emergency Department and wards at the counties acute hospitals.

It's a challenging and rewarding service to work in, and we need the best quality of candidates to help us grow our service further.

Why join us?

• Our services are developing rapidly, with significant recent and on-going investment from our local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG).
• The Service is committed to delivering quality care.
• KMPT has an improved Staff Survey result in 2014 and came in the top five rankings in the countries mental health trusts for 'Support from immediate managers'
• Subsidised nursing accommodation available in some areas

You will be a confident and experienced mental health clinician, who will work across the acute general hospital to provide mental health assessments, care, advice and training to both the Emergency Departments and in-patient wards.

You will be able to meet the assessment and formulation needs of both working age adults and older adults and have a good insight into your training needs to fulfil this role.

You will have excellent interpersonal skills that you will use to facilitate high quality mental health assessments, and to build good working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

You will be committed to the parity of esteem agenda, and work closely with both physical and mental health clinicians to ensure a seamless delivery of care.

Shift patterns are dependent on the needs of the service, the Dartford Liaison Psychiatry Service at Darent Valley Hospital operates a 9am to midnight service, however are planning to go 24 hour over the course of 2020.

In return for the above, we offer real commitment to your professional development, and regular supervision within a supportive working environment.

Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

To deliver an effective service it is essential that you are able to travel between bases in a timely manner.
This post is subject to a six month probationary period for candidates external to the Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Louise Dale Applyext 8963

Ref: RB000289

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