Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.
In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.
BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.
We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.
Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.
HUB Service Referral Screening Clinician - Band 6
An opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and experienced Band 6 Nurses to work in the crisis telephone hub.
The HUB is an emergency mental health crisis line which is the first point of contact for people who are in mental health Crisis within Barnet, Enfield and Haringey. We are looking for a dynamic, confident and motivated mental health practitioner with excellent communication skills, who has the ability to lead on clinical decision making. The practitioner will liaise with mentally ill people, carers, families, other services and work as part of a busy team within a secure setting.
The post involves providing high quality evidence based support and advice, the triage of referrals, comprehensive assessment and short term interventions for people who are referred to secondary mental health services over the telephone using a range of appropriate interventions, based on the local and national practice guidance. You will need to demonstrate expertise in risk assessment and management working in a community assessment service.
In addition you will support the role of the call handlers, providing expert clinical guidance, knowledge and development.
We are seeking proactive, dynamic and skilled staff (RMN /OT /Social Worker) to be appointed as Band 6 Clinical Specialists to work in a fast-paced Team.
As a screening clinician, you will have demonstrable post registration experience and be able to demonstrate post registration study and development. You will be expected to be a role model, offering mentoring and supervision to other staff and students.
This post is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to develop a solid and fulfilling career within an award winning mental health trust.
Working on the front line of mental health services you will make a difference to people’s lives from the moment you join us.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Ivy Fadaka – Crisis Hub Manager - 02087026949 or email email@example.com
Interview Date: TBC
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
Ivy Fadaka , Crisis Hub Manager, 02087026949 firstname.lastname@example.org