Service Care Solutions Ltd

Community Psychiatric Nurse

Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse
Avon and Wiltshire NHS Trust
South Wiltshire Primary Care Liaison Service
Fountain Way Hospital, Fountain Way, Wilton Road, Salisbury, SP2 7FD
A combination of 4 8.30-6.30pm/9-6pm shifts, combining to approximately 36-37.5hrs a week, worked Monday-Friday
Could also accommodate 5 7.5hr shifts Mon-Friday, ranging in times between 8.30-6.30pm
Start Date ASAP - 3 Months (Chance of extension as well)
£27ph Weekdays



  • The provision of succinct formulations and recommendations (inclusive of risk management advice)

  • Assessment of or advice on the impact of culture and diversity

  • Consideration of the respective Primary Care HCP's confidence and capability in relation to The 10

  • Essential Shared Capabilities (best practice in Mental Health Care).

  • Best practice advice and support in a broad range of conditions for people with both functional or organic mental health needs

  • Promotion and recognition of the needs of family and carer/s, including various support networks and third sector agencies

  • Advice and support on evaluating risk from a positive risk taking perspective

  • Support and clarity on formulations within a bio-psycho-social model, including people with medically unexplained symptoms

  • Identifying and ensuring specialist involvement where required

  • Advice on interventions and treatments required to enable positive change

  • Support and advice within Safeguarding and public protection procedures where the issues are complicated by mental health problems

  • To facilitate the development of safe and effective mental health care practice within the primary care setting.

  • To assist the primary care and secondary mental health teams in the delivery of safe and appropriate care planning processes.

  • To provide a prompt response to all referrals following jointly agreed procedures and within agreed time frames.

  • To provide concise and effective liaison and feedback to clinical staff within secondary mental health services and Primary Care teams including advice on effective and appropriate management strategies for those patients referred to the service

  • To ensure where needed that people experience a seamless transfer into AWP provider/treatment services

  • To make effective use of the standard liaison approach and structure for assessments according to the SBAR (Situation-Background-Assessment-Recommendation) format

  • Following assessment, to provide short- term follow up of patients where appropriate.

  • To contribute evidence based expertise to multi-disciplinary team care planning processes

  • To provide effective communication with service users, relatives and carers, Primary Care and Secondary health services.



We also offer a £250 bonus for starting a contract with SCS.

Furthermore, if you know anyone looking for work and you refer them across, we offer a £250 referral bonus per person.

If this role is of interest, please just respond to this advert with an up to date copy of your CV or call Jake on 01772 208963




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