CPN - Psych Liaison - Band 6

Posted 29 April 2024
Salary £25.50 - 35.50 per hour
Discipline Community Psychiatric Nurses (RMNs or SWs)
ReferenceCPN - Psych Liasion
Contact NameHannah Chapman

Job description

Position: Community Psychiatric Nurse (CPN)
Team: Psychiatric Liaison Team
Location: Hospital Setting
Employment Type: Full-Time or Part-Time
Hours: Flexible hours covering a 24/7 period

  • Days: £25.50 per hour
  • Nights/Saturdays: £30.50 per hour
  • Sundays/Bank Holidays: £35.50 per hour
    Start Date: ASAP

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide specialist mental health assessments and interventions for patients presenting in the hospital with psychiatric needs.
  • Conduct risk assessments and formulate appropriate care plans in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams.
  • Offer crisis intervention and support to individuals experiencing acute mental health crises.
  • Liaise with community mental health services to facilitate seamless transitions for patients between hospital and community care settings.
  • Provide advice, guidance, and support to hospital staff on managing mental health-related issues.
  • Maintain accurate and timely documentation of assessments, interventions, and outcomes in accordance with professional and organizational standards.
  • Participate in team meetings, case discussions, and clinical supervision sessions to enhance practice and ensure high-quality care delivery.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Registered Nurse with current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
  • Post-registration qualification in mental health nursing (RMN).
  • Experience working in psychiatric liaison or similar acute mental health settings is desirable but not essential.
  • Strong assessment, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and adapt to changing clinical situations.
  • Commitment to evidence-based practice and continuous professional development.

Why Join Us:

  • Competitive hourly rates with enhanced pay for unsocial hours.
  • Opportunities for full-time or part-time employment to suit your lifestyle.
  • Supportive team environment with opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • Chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of individuals experiencing mental health crises in a hospital setting.
  • Immediate start available for the right candidate.

If interested, please send your CV to hchapman@hg-mh.com or call on 0203 475 4175