Registered Mental Health Nurse

Recruiter
Midlands Partnership N
Location
Shropshire
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
26 Apr 2021
Closes
05 May 2021
Ref
301-VA-21-111700
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (MPFT) was formed in June 2018 when South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (SSSFT) acquired Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust (SSOTP). For further information please click on the Trust name above.

The Trust works in partnership with the NHS programme 'Step into Health', supporting ex-service personnel into a career in the NHS.

There has never been a better time to join the Trust and help shape its future; take a look at our Benefits Leaflet to see what else we can offer you.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly dedicated Nurse to join our Liaison Mental Health Team at the Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.

The team currently provides an 8am - 8pm service but will be moving to a 24 hr service imminently across seven days of the week. The service provides multi-professional mental health liaison (including dementia, memory problems and confusional states) within the general hospital.

The Liaison Mental Health team will provide access to assessment, brief interventions and treatment, onward referral and liaison with staff in the acute setting. The service targets patients over the age of 16 years who present with a mental health need, self harm, suicidal ideation / intent, dementia, memory problems and confusional states in A&E or on a ward. The Liaison Mental team undertake a full psychosocial assessment for all those who present with an act of self harm.

The Liaison Mental Health team has very strong links with the Home Treatment and Crisis Resolution Teams, Community Pathways, as well as the 0-25 service. Working closely with these teams enables Liaison to signpost and best support those in need of mental health services.

As well as promoting your own professional development, there will be opportunities for you to participate in the teaching and training of nurses and other health professionals.

This is a challenging but rewarding role, within a busy and evolving service.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rebecca Jennings-Preece. Operational Lead / Liaison Mental Health Nurse Specialist

or

Phillip Woodgate. Clinical lead / Liaison Mental Health Nurse Specialist

Rebecca.jennings-preece@mpft.nhs.uk

Phillip.Woodgate@mpft.nhs.uk

01952 641222 ext 4020

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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

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