53806 Staff Nurse Mental Health Liaison Service

NHS Dumfries & Galloway
Closing date
8 Jul 2021

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An opportunity has arisen for an innovative and enthusiastic Registered Mental Health Nurse (BAND 5) to join the Mental Health Liaison Service working as an integral member of the MDT
The successful candidate will be responsible for assessing patients within Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary who present with mental health problems, and to provide advice, training and support to medical and nursing staff to provide safe and effective interventions and post discharge follow up.
The post holder will work with colleagues from Mental Health and the Acute & Diagnostic Services to support and further develop the Mental Health Liaison Service, patient pathway and support staff development to enhance patient recovery and ensure a seamless transition or discharge plan.
You must be able to demonstrate that you possess the skills and abilities necessary to effectively work within a clinical team in order to support safe and effective clinical assessment for patients who receive our service in NHS D &G whereby excellent communication skills and the ability to develop strong therapeutic relationships with our partners in Acute and Health & Social Care Services is a vital part of this post
The ideal candidate will have experience in working with people with a mental health disorder and will hold a Registered Mental Health Nurse Qualification or equivalent as demonstrated within the Person Specification and Job Description. Evidence of continual professional development is essential.
This post will engage in shift work and there will also be a requirement to support and engage in the Escort Nurse On Call Service.

Informal enquires to: Eilidh Dickson Tel: 01387 246246 Ext: 30104 Email: eilidhdickson@nhs.net or Jody Fergusson Tel: 01387 241635 Ext: 33635 Email: jodyfergusson@nhs.net

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