This role will afford 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 patients who are stressed or depressed in primary care. This will 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 someone's needs is optimised.
The post holder will be required to prioritise assessments based on clinical need and risk, make evidence-based recommendations for care and treatment within and across multiple care pathways, work in conjunction with primary care colleagues to identify care and treatment options which enable service users to remain within their existing support/care pathways and maintain their community tenure.
The pay rate for this locum role is between £30.00 - £32.00 per hour dependant on experience, however this is open for negotiation for someone with years of experience.
- Ongoing training
- Great development opportunities
- 24/7 Assistance
- Block Bookings Months in advance
- Free DBS Check
- Weekly payroll
- Free Mandatory Online Training Modules
- Uniform provided
- Dedicated consultant
This Primary Care Liaison Mental Health Nurse (Band 7) role is being advertised by James O’Kane; if you are interested in this position please click above to apply now.