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Liaison Psychiatry Practitioner

  • Job
    Junior Level
  • Healthcare
  • £35.4K - £42.6K
  • Nottingham
  • 24hrs left


  • Essential criteria:
  • Evidence of further training
  • Desirable criteria
  • ENB 998 or equivalent
  • Clinical supervision course
  • Skills
  • Essential criteria:
  • High level interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
  • IT skills
  • Effective teaching skills
  • Desirable criteria:
  • Clinical supervision skills
  • Caseload management
  • Presentation skills
  • Contractual Requirements
  • Essential criteria:
  • To work shifts covering 7 days a week at 37.5 hours per week
  • A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.
  • Experience
  • Essential criteria:
  • Experience of working within an MDT
  • Recent experience with older adult mental health
  • Desirable criteria:
  • Community Mental Health experience working with Older People with Mental Health problems
  • Recent experience of working within Liaison Psychiatry Services
  • Qualifications
  • Essential criteria:
  • Professional mental health nursing qualification
  • Values and Behaviours
  • Essential criteria:
  • All staff should be able to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion as identified within the Trust’s Equality and Diversity Policy and associated Equality, Diversity and Human Rights legislation
  • Desirable criteria:
  • All colleagues are expected to demonstrate that they act in line with Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Values: Trust Honesty Respect Compassion Teamwork
  • Physical Requirements
  • Essential criteria:
  • Has the physical ability to perform the full range of duties


  • The Liaison Psychiatry service for older adults seeks to deliver a comprehensive, integrated liaison psychiatry service for people over the age of 65 across QMC and Nottingham City Hospital. It provides a year round proactive supportive service to our acute colleagues to facilitate the best possible care to those presenting with mental health conditions such as dementia, acute confusion, delirium and depression.
  • A core requirement of our service is to provide training and education to our acute hospital colleagues and it is expected that the successful applicant will take an active role in this.
  • The Liaison Psychiatry team is PLAN accredited which is an exciting and nationally recognised process and we would welcome the successful applicant to continue to support this process.
  • If you feel you have the attributes necessary to contribute to this dynamic and highly experienced team and would like the opportunity to work within this challenging environment we would welcome your application.
  • A full UK driving licence and vehicle for business use is required for this post; however reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled individuals in line with the Equality Act 2010.

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Mission & Purpose

Nottinghamshire Healthcare employs over 10,000 colleagues who help #MakeADifference every day. We provide intellectual disability, mental health, community health, forensic and offender healthcare services across Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire and South Yorkshire. Services are delivered from over 257 locations within the community from acute settings and across low, medium and high secure environments including prisons. As one of the largest mental health and community Trusts in the East Midlands and one of the biggest employers in Nottinghamshire, we provide care to more than two million people a year. We are also home to national and regional services such as the National High Secure Deaf Service and the Nottingham Centre for Transgender Health. Our annual budget is £628m.