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Psychiatric Liaison Clinician

Band 6

Main area
Adult's Services
Band 6
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Stoke Mandeville Hospital
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum
07/06/2020 23:59

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


We are looking for a highly skilled, motivated Mental Health Practitioner to join our Psychiatric Liaison service. We are a modern and innovative service, working alongside Bucks Health Care Trust at Stoke Mandeville Hospital to improve care pathways for people with mental health problems in Buckinghamshire.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a friendly and well regarded PIRLS team providing Mental Health assessment and liaison within the Acute Hospital environment.

To be successful in meeting the challenges involved with the role you must be a skilled Mental Health Clinician who is enthusiastic, able to work autonomously, and has strong clinical and risk management skills . You will be responsible for the delivery of an effective Psychiatric Liaison and In Reach Service within an acute hospital setting and will provide expert mental health advice, support and training to staff where it’s needed. You will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to ensure the care provided is safe, effective and of a high quality.

In addition, the role also provides opportunity to develop and maintain effective links with partnership agencies and facilitating training as necessary.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, clear decision making capabilities, the confidence to be a vocal advocate for the patient and have current knowledge and expertise in the care of patients with severe and enduring mental health issues.

If you believe you can demonstrate right skills to offer us at this exciting time, then we would very much like to hear from you.

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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

Teress McLarty on 01865 901966.