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Band 6 Primary Care Liaison Worker - Kingswood Civic Centre

Band 6

Main area
Mental Health
Band 6
Full time 37.5 hours per week & part time 30 hours per week.
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Kingswood Civic Centre
From £30,401 per annum pro rata
15/12/2019 23:59

An opportunity has arisen in South Gloucestershire Primary Care Liaison Service for both a full-time Primary Care Liaison Worker and also a part time - 30 hours per week Primary Care Liaison Worker.

Applications welcomed from Registered Nurses/Social workers/Occupational Therapists.

This service affords rapid access to credible specialist mental health expertise for GPs, Primary Care staff and other referring agents who are requiring support and expert advice on meeting the mental health needs of the people within their caseloads.

Our service aims to ensure that patients in Primary Care have their mental health needs more clearly assessed, defined, cared for and treated by Primary Care Health Care Professionals and that the pathways, to best meet service users’ needs are optimised.

The mental health liaison practitioner will prioritize assessments based on clinical need and risk, making evidence-based expert recommendations for care and treatment within and across multiple care pathways, ranging from those within primary care and where necessary into secondary specialist mental health services.

The successful applicant will hold an appropriate professional registration. Have a strong proven clinical base and demonstrate clear clinical and leadership skills.

The team will be based at the Civic Centre Kingswood. Please note this post is also open to other clinical practitioners outside of nursing.Applications are welcomed from individuals who want to make a positive difference within Primary Care Services.

Please feel free to come and arrange an informal visit.

Please indicate on your application if you have a preference for either the full-time or part time role.

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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

Team Manager Cindey Kurylo or call 0117 3787960.