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RAID Assessor

Band 6

Main area
Band 6
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Shrodells Unit Watford General Hospital
£28,050 - £36,644 per annum
25/02/2019 23:59

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire, which you can find below. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form.

Mental Health Liaison Practitioner - RAID ( Rapid Assessment Interface and Discharge) Team

We are seeking to recruit experienced mental health psychiatric nurses/Social Worker with experience of working across adult age groups ideally in a general hospital setting or with experience of acute assessment .

The teams  hours of operation are  24 hours a day 7 days a week
The post holders will be based at Watford Hospital in Watford  . The successful candidate will work within a Multi-Disciplinary evidenced based Mental Health Liaison model that focuses on early identification and rapid response of Service Users presenting in A&E or admitted to hospital. The team also provides on-going training to general hospital staff with regards to the recognition and treatment of mental health problems.

The role will require close working with the Acute Trusts across a range of services to ensure early identification of mental health issues.

The team will work with Service Users from age 17 upwards and would welcome qualified nurses with experience of acute assessment of older or younger adults in a community setting to ensure faster decision making and earlier discharge. 

The successful applicants will need excellent assessment and communication skills and be able to work both independently and as part of a team.

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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

Phil Byrne, RAID Manager, on 07771 513192 or Ric McDonald /Anand Ramnarine  on 01923436124