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Mental Health Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
MH Liaison Team - Warrington and Halton
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
329-WAR537-D
Site
Warrington and Halton Hospitals
Town
Warrington
Salary
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
Closing
Today at 23:59
Interview date
20/07/2020

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Mental Health Practitioner to be part of the development of a CORE 24 service which will enhance our current Mental Health Liaison Team with the Warrington and Halton General Hospitals.

We  welcome individuals from a range of backgrounds to support the development of our service and are looking for a passionate individual who can enrich this service who are delivering to our local community.  The individual should have demonstrable experience in working within the assessment and management of risk of individual 's with mental health difficulties and desirable experience of working within Crisis response services.

As a key member of the team the post holder will work across the Warrington and Halton Hospitals, and will work in collaboration with acute medical Staff over a 24/7 shift pattern.   The team will provide comprehensive mental health and risk assessment to formulate differential diagnosis to people who are admitted to the general hospital. The liaison practitioner works closely with community mental health teams, primary care services, social services, and in-patient mental health services in addition to the voluntary and third sector organisations

This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check with children's barred list. Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from your first salary.

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

Gill Wilson

Gillian.Wilson@nwbh.nhs.uk


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