Mental Health Liaison Nurse

Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
HD6 4JH
Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust £ 32306.0 - 39027.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 32306.0 - 39027.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
25 Jul 2022
Closes
23 Aug 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • Main duties:
    • Provide evidence based clinical interventions, making autonomous clinical decisions about own professional practice.
    • Responsibility for the development, planning and implementation of care and treatment interventions for individual patients within the Acute Community Services.
    • Provide assessment, planning and implementation of individual packages of care and treatment.
    • Ensure that individual episodes of care are delivered in a timely, effective and integrated manner.
    • Promote a recovery model that empowers patients, carers and relatives to be at the forefront of decision making and ownership of their packages of care and treatment.
    • Undertake clinical risk assessments, based on latest empirical evidence and compliant with local policies and procedures.
    • Act as the patients and relatives advocate.
    • Enable patients and carers to manage disability, loss and change.
    • Champion patients' rights, including: dignity, equality, diversity, choice and respect.
    • When undertaking all of the above ensure good documentation is provided and entered within the appropriate systems of record sharing.


    2. Working as part of a Team

    • Promote a culture that incorporates Trust values, is recovery focused and there to assist patients, carers, families, referrers and colleagues.
    • Provide timely, accurate and appropriate organisation information to the colleagues and the Team Manager.
    • Maintain professional relationships with all colleagues to ensure professional standards are met.
    • Participate in the appraisal process.


    3. Managing Self

    • Participate in regular supervision.
    • Attend all mandatory training.
    • Participate annually identifying, developing and agreeing your own development plan with your line manager using the Trust Appraisal process.
    • Comply with all Trust policies, procedures and protocols.
    • Pay regard to materials and equipment.
    • Carry out duties with due regard to the Trust's Equal Opportunity Policy.
    • Seek advice and support from your line manager whenever necessary.


  • Staff Supervision and Support
    • Monitor practice and development of Band 5 staff and Healthcare Support Workers
    • As required by the team manager, conduct appraisal and performance management of Band 5 staff and Healthcare Support Workers
    • Assist in induction of staff.
    • Provide clinical leadership for Band 5 staff and Healthcare Support Workers


  • Financial Responsibility
    The post holder does not have financial responsibility for budgetary management. However it is the individual post holder's responsibility to manage organisational resources efficiently and to suggest efficiency savings to line management as they arise. The post holder has the responsibility to maintain the safekeeping of the organisation's property and safeguard the property of patients and visitors.

  • Safeguarding
    All staff members have a duty to report any concerns they have about the safety or well being of adult service users, members of their families, including children. Employees should be aware of their roles & responsibilities to both prevent and respond appropriately to abuse. They should undertake the safeguarding training required for their particular role.

    Person specification

    Qualifications
    Essential criteria
    • Registered Mental Health Nurse
    • Mental health care/treatment relevant to service
    • Working with people presenting in mental health crisis.
    • Multi-agency working/working across service interfaces.
    • Working within a multicultural framework.
    • Evidence of continuing professional development.


    Desirable criteria
    • Teaching, training and/or supervision of clinical staff.


    Experience
    Essential criteria
    • Mental health care/treatment relevant to service area.
    • Relevant experience in acute mental health Nursing care.
    • Working with adults presenting in mental health crisis.
    • Multi-agency working/working across service interfaces.
    • Working within a multicultural framework. Autonomous practitioner


    The Covid-19 vaccination remains the best line of defence against Covid-19 to protect individuals, colleagues, patients, and communities, and the Trust encourages staff to take up the offer of being fully vaccinated. Please note all staff members who are working in healthcare premises, working with patients/service users and/or undertaking patient/service user visits will be required to take a twice weekly Lateral Flow Test, and to produce evidence of their negative test result on request.

    If you have any concerns about wheth
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    Job Details

    Mental Health Liaison Nurse

    Bradford, West Yorkshire, Englandd Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
    Pay
    £ 32306.0 - 39027.0 Per year
    Job level
    Qualified (non-manager)
    Hours
    Full time
    Posted
    25 Jul 2022
    Type
    Permanent
    Closes
    23 Aug 2022

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