Liaison Psychiatry works across 5 acute hospitals in Birmingham, we are a 24/7 service covering all aspects of mental health. We have received money from NHS England to expand our teams with nurses, doctors and psychologists. We are looking to appoint dynamic, experienced, committed and enthusiastic mental health nurses looking for a challenging job to develop your assessment skills in our second busiest hospital in Birmingham. You can expect to achieve and build upon skills of working in a pressured environment and fast pace busy team.
The Liaison Psychiatry Service is an innovative and award winning team delivering mental health assessment, intervention, care planning, signposting and onward referrals for patients in acute hospitals.
We work to address the mental health needs of people receiving physical health treatment from ages 16 years and upwards. Common presentations include DSH (Deliberate Self Harm), Depression, Dementia and Psychosis. We assess people in A&E, AMU, all acute wards including the Princess of Wales Women hospital at Heartlands.
We give you the opportunity to become a specialist nurse in Liaison Psychiatry, develop your assessment skills and be part of the innovative team. You must be a qualified nurse with experience of leading a team within clinical settings and be prepared to work across a 24 hour rota. It is important that you have an understanding of multidisciplinary services and the challenges that face people with mental health problems in acute hospitals.
Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is committed to equality of opportunity, and welcomes applications from all areas of the community who meet the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, gender, disability, religion/belief or sexual orientation.
The successful candidates should be highly motivated individuals with significant post qualification experience, and ideally have good experience of working in an acute or community settings.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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Further details / informal visits contact
Clerah Kaumbu -Team Manager - 0121 424 0860.