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Engagement Support Worker

22 Sep 2022
as per completed interview process

The following information aims to provide potential candidates with a better understanding of the requirements for this role.
The Mental Health Liaison Team provides a comprehensive service to Patients, carers and clinicalcolleagues, based in the Brunel Building.Patients present with a wide range of Mental Health and psychological problems, including followingan episode of self-harm, psychiatric emergency and as a consequence of physical illness or injury.You will be expected to work with individuals experiencing psychosomatic disorders and a variety ofpsychological and adjustment issues resulting from physical illness or injury.The Engagement Health Care Support Workers provide 1:1 support to patients experiencing mentalhealth or emotional distress in the acute hospital setting.

Based at Southmead Hospital individuals willbe expected to work alongside patients struggling with acute mental health/emotional needs such assuicidality, self-harm, thought disorders, co-morbidity, eating disorders, dementia and psychosis.The Engagement Health Care Support Workers will work alongside the MDT to provide support inactivities of daily living, engage in therapeutic interventions, carry out close observations, respondingto signs of risk or escalation and maintaining patient safety whilst working in a way which promotesdignity and human rights through the adoption of person centred care
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  • Job Reference: 718173223-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: North Bristol NHS Trust
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: On Application