Senior Mental Health Nurse

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - More jobs by this advertiser

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is situated on the west coast of Lancashire, and offers a full range of district hospital services and community health services to a population of 1.6 million in Lancashire and South Cumbria.
The Trust provides services to the 440,000 residents of Blackpool, Fylde & Wyre and North Lancashire, as well as specialist tertiary care for Cardiac and Haematology services across the wider region.
We employ more than 6,500 staff, and have approximately 900 beds.

We run a portfolio of in-house courses that can be accessed by all staff to enhance their professional development needs. This post is an exciting opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary Primary Intermediate Mental Health Service.

The post-holder will mainly work in the Single Point of Access Duty Team, providing telephone triage assessments and signposting. They will work with service users and their families to provide short-term intervention and to identify the most appropriate pathway of care.  The post-holder will provide line-management to junior members of staff, promoting mental health services to other providers and pro-actively working towards our Trusts values and objectives.

The post-holder will have a sound working knowledge of the Mental Health Act 1983, The Care Act, relevant documentation and knowledge of Primary and Secondary Care Mental Health Services and Social Care.

This is a forward thinking and progressive service; therefore we are looking to appoint individuals who have the passion and motivation to make a positive contribution to our team and the Blackpool community. Ability to work with multidisciplinary and multi organisational teams is essential.

Informal enquiries welcome.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Blackpool, Lancashire (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 (0)1253 957001

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6 July 2020
Location: United Kingdom Lancashire Blackpool
Salary: £31,365-£37,890 per annum GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

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