Thursday, May 4, 2023 at 2:11:18 PM Coordinated Universal Time
United Kingdom England UK, West Midlands, Birmingham

Barrow Upon Trent, England, United Kingdom

Full-time · Associate

5,001-10,000 Employees · Hospitals And Health Care

About The Job

We Are One Of The Largest Integrated Health And Social Care Providers, With An Annual Turnover Of Close To £400M, Serving A Population Of 1.5M Over A Core Geography Of 2,400 Square Miles. Our Portfolio Of Services Includes Mental Health, Learning Disability And Adult Social Care Services Across Staffordshire, Stoke-on-trent And Shropshire. We Provide A Vast Range Of Community Services For Adults And Children And Specialised Services Such As Rheumatology And Rehabilitation.

We Have Specialist Mother And Baby, Eating Disorder And Medium Secure Forensic Mental Health Services And Contracts Across The Country For Iapt, Addiction And Some Health Services In Prisons As Well As Hosting A Network For Inpatient Mental Health Care For Serving Military Personnel.

Recently, We Have Been Shortlisted For Capsticks Award For Innovation, Adademi Wales Award For Excellence In Organisational Development, Health And Wellbeing Award – Public Sector At Personnel Today Awards 2021, We Were Finalists For The Hsj Value Award 2021 For People And Organisational Development Initiative Of The Year And We Were The Winners Of The Hr Impact Award At Personnel Today Awards 2021.

Employing Around 8,500 Employees, We Are An Innovative And Forward Thinking Organisation With An Ever Expanding Portfolio Of Services. This Means We Can Offer Our Employees Genuine Opportunities To Develop Their Careers By Gaining Experience Across A Number Of Specialisms. We Are A Keele University Teaching Trust With A Thriving Research And Innovation Department.

The Trust Works In Partnership With The Nhs Programme ‘Step Into Health’, Supporting Ex-service Personnel Into A Career In The Nhs.

Liaison Psychiatry Practitioner Permanent Band 6 Posts

2 Full Time, 1 Part Time Post Available (Hours Negotiable)

The Liaison Psychiatry Service At Queen’s Hospital, Burton-upon-trent, Has Vacancies For B6 Liaison Mental Health Practitioners.

The Service Provides Comprehensive Mental Health Input Into The General Hospital In Burton-upon-trent, And Its Two Community Hospitals In Lichfield And Tamworth, To Support Individuals Of All Ages, Those With Substance And Alcohol Concerns, Learning Difficulties With Mental Health Needs, And Those Living With Challenges Associated With Older Age.

The Primary Focus Of The Service Is The Assessment And Treatment Of Patients Presenting With A Mental Health Issue Within A Physical Healthcare Setting, Including Comprehensive Risk Assessment, Support, Advice, Signposting And Brief Interventions. Many Individuals Will Have Physical Health Conditions Impacting Their Mental Health, And So A Good Understanding Of This Aspect Is Advantageous.

Additional Responsibilities Will Include Providing Indirect Patient Care Via Formal And Informal Consultancy E.G. Attending Mdt Meetings And Providing Advice And Support, And Both Formal And Informal Training To The Staff Of The Hospital Sites In Relation To Mental Health.

The Service Has Recently Been Awarded Transformation Funding To Develop Into A Core24 Model, Providing A 24/7, All Age Service, So This Is An Exciting Opportunity To Be Part Of Shaping The Delivery Of Liaison Services In This Locality. Applicants Should Be Able And Willing To Work Flexibly To Cover A 24/7 Rota.

We Are Ideally Looking For Dynamic, Motivated Individuals With An Excellent Track Record In Engaging People In Distress, High Quality Risk Assessment Skills, And A Compassionate Approach To Working With Patients And Their Families/Carers. However, For The Right Candidates Without The Desired Background But With Great Potential, We Will Offer Training And Upskilling In A Supportive Environment, With The Opportunity To Develop Your Assessment Capabilities.

Please Note That In The Current Climate, Interviews May Be Held Remotely Via Digital Means.

For Further Information And Informal Discussion, Please Contact Lorraine Badcock, Team Manager, Or Rachel Archer, Clinical Lead, On 01283 505309 Or Via Email On Lorraine.Badcock@Mpft.Nhs.Uk / Rachel.Archer@Mpft.Nhs.Uk

Important Information About Your Application. Please Read. .

The Trust Treats Personal Data Collected During The Recruitment Process In Accordance With The Information Governance Policy. Information About How Your Data Is Used And The Basis For Processing Your Data Is Contained Within The Trust’s Privacy Notice

Updates & Correspondence – All Correspondence Will Be Sent Via Email To The Email Address You Used When Making Your Application. Please Check Your Email Regularly. If You Have Selected Updates By Text Messaging We Will Also Correspond Via This Method.

Employment Checks – If Selected For Interview, You Will Be Sent An Email With The Details Of The Documentation You Need To Bring Along With You To Verify Your Right To Work In The Uk, Your Identity And Dbs Check. Failure To Bring The Documentation Will Delay Your Employment If You Are Successful At Interview.

References - Please Ensure You Provide Email Addresses For All Referees For The Last 3 Years Of Employment And Advise Of Any Gaps In Employment. We Will Not Request References Prior To Interview Unless You Have Given Permission On Your Application Form To Do So, However, If You Are Offered A Position With The Trust, References Will Be Requested At The Point Of Offer And By Completing This Application You Are Giving Your Approval For This Information To Be Requested.

Mpft Is Committed To The Equality Of Opportunity For All With The Right Mix Of Talent, Skills And Potential And Welcome Applications From A Wide Range Of Candidates From All Areas Of The Community, Who Meet The Specific Criteria Of The Post Regardless Of Race, Gender, Religion, Sexual Orientation, Age, Physical / Mental Disability Or Offending Background.

The Trust Is Committed To Safeguarding And Promoting The Welfare Of Individuals And Expects All Staff And Volunteers To Share This Commitment.

The Trust Has A Positive Attitude To Employees And Job Applicants With Mental Health Issues.

Please Note: Should We Have A High Volume Of Applications The Trust May Close The Vacancy Early