Clinical Liaison Nurse / Community Psychiatric Nurse

St Andrew's
£27069 - £36647 per annum, Benefits: Plus £1,641 clinical allowance
10 Apr 2018
08 May 2018
Jack Stinson
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Clinical Lead
Job Type
Community Psychiatric Nurse /Mental Health Nurse
Clinical Liaison Nurse (CLN)
Veteran`s Complex Treatment Service
Location: East Midlands and East of England
Band 6 - Permanent roles x 2
Salary: £27,069 - £36,647 plus £1,641 clinical allowance
Hours: Full time 37.5 hours Monday to Friday
Car allowance or mileage cover paid
We have an exciting opportunity for someone who is already an established Nurse who is ready to develop an exciting, new role within our new Veteran`s Complex Treatment Service and become one of our Clinical Liaison Nurses.  If you are a proactive Community Psychiatric Nurse or Mental Health Nurse with excellent communication skills who would be excited about the opportunity to be a key part of this new service and to be part of a dynamic, passionate and highly skilled team of people, we want to hear from you.
St Andrew`s Consultancy Service
Our service is growing as we have recently been commissioned by NHS England to assist them in to provide a specialist Complex Treatment Service for Military Veterans.  We are therefore looking for a Community Psychiatric Nurse to become our Clinical Liaison Nurse (CLN). You will need significant experience in treating complex mental health needs and be passionate about recovery to enable Veterans with these needs to transition successfully into civilian life after service.  Previous experience working with this client group would be an advantage.
The Role
You will be a key part of the multi-disciplinary team in helping to design and implement a service that is uniquely tailored to meet the needs of Veteran`s living in the East Midlands and East of England.  You will be working in close collaboration with our partner Treatment Intervention and Liaison Service (TILS)  located in Lincoln and Colchester.
You will play a pivotal role in all aspects of a Veteran`s care whilst they are engaged with our service, acting as the liaison between them and all partners involved in their care. Therefore, you will maintain an overview of their mental health needs as well as monitor their progress according to their treatment plan through regular contact, acting as a single point of contact for these services and the Veteran. 
You will therefore have excellent written and interpersonal communication skills to enable a seamless service experience for the Veteran and other agencies working with them and be comfortable working in a range of community settings, including Veteran`s homes where appropriate.
In the event of the Veteran being referred to a secondary care service (e.g. acute or PICU admission), your role as Clinical Liaison will be to work with the Veteran, the secondary care provider and the appropriate people within TILS and the CTS team to ensure that the Veteran`s stay is as short as possible and the appropriate support is in place when they return home.
Due to the team being based across the East Midlands and East of England you will be willing to travel and flexible with regard to where you are based dependent on service need.  In Given the extensive geographical region the service covers, a full, clean driver`s license is essential for this role.
We offer an excellent benefits package including pension, 35 days holiday, sickness policy on par with NHS,  life cover, cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers and opportunities for research, teaching and continuing professional development.