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Job summary

Main area
Urgent Care & Assessment Team
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 Hours
Job ref
270-T162-MH
Employer
Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Campbell House
Town
Northampton
Salary
£26,565 - £35,577 pa
Closing
24/01/2018 23:59
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Primary Care Liaison Worker

Band 6

We are currently looking for motivated and enthusiastic Band 6 Nurses to join the multi professional staff team at the Urgent Care & Assessment Team (UCAT) based at Campbell House, Northampton.

 

The post holder will be required to provide mental health support across a group of GP practices. Working alongside GPs and other surgery staff the aim is to support the assessment, signposting and provision of information for primary care mental health assessments and queries which do not meet threshold for secondary care. To facilitate effective communication between secondary care and primary care services, to ensure Service Users receive the appropriate assessment and interventions in a timely manner.

 

You will have excellent assessment, risk management and communication skills. You will be committed to a recovery based approach promoting social inclusion. You will be enthusiastic about making links with primary care colleagues as well as other agencies.

 

Successful candidates will need to have genuine interest in working within a multi professional team providing assessments, short term interventions and treatment for the defined group of individuals and will have experience of working with people who have mental health difficulties.

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Applicant requirements

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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Kelly Gibbons 0300 1111 004 or kelly.gibbons@nhft.nhs.uk

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