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Band 5 Mental Health Liaison Nurse - Salisbury District Hospital

Band 5

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Mental Health Liaison
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Salisbury District Hospital
from £24,214 per annum
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Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


The Mental Health Liaison Team based at Salisbury Hospital are introducing a band 5 post to complement the existing team of senior nurses and a team consultant psychiatrist.

The successful candidate will work alongside the team in providing an ageless liaison service to the General Hospital. This is a wonderful opportunity for a new band 5 nurse with an interest in liaison psychiatry or for an experienced band 5 nurse who is looking for a change in career direction. You will be well supported by your colleagues to develop into this role.  

The service currently operates on an extended hours basis covering 7 days per week. Current hours of operation are:

Monday - Wednesday 08.00 - 21.00
Thursday - Sunday 08.00 - 00.00 

This post is full time. There is a requirement for shift working including evenings and weekends.

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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

Helen Sarvar, Mental Health Liaison Team Manager on 01722 336262 ex5342