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The East Sussex Duty and Liaison Team are a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians who are skilled and experienced in working with children and young people experiencing a mental health crisis.

We carry out mental health assessments within an acute hospital and clinic settings, using our skills to formulate risk and care/ safety plans to enable young people in crisis to be supported within the community.  We also support young people who are in acute hospitals who are waiting to be transferred to a mental health hospital or discharge is delayed.  Our team also offer follow up's to young people after discharge and refer on for further assessment in CAMHS or signpost to other services.

We also provide support to children and young people who are waiting for assessments and a range of therapies. We do this by talking to young people and their network either face to face, by telephone or our virtual platform.

Our team are very responsive and we work shift patterns to offer assessments between 9-8pm weekdays and 10-6 at weekends and public holidays.

Our work involves liaising with a range of services who are all working towards helping young people in crisis to function to their optimum level.  The work can be challenging and busy at times but we are a friendly, highly supportive team who values staff well-being through daily huddles, weekly team meetings and supervision.

Read more about our CAMHS services

The team covers East Sussex and is a mix of home working and attendance at A&E Conquest Hospital and Eastbourne District General Hospital. For duty shifts, the team can meet with young people in the three CAMHS bases: St Anne's Centre (Hastings), Highmore (Eastbourne) and Ouse Valley which encompasses Orchard House Lewes, Peacehaven Health Centre and Uckfield Community Hospital.

Latest Vacancies

Below you will find the latest vacancies in our team, plus other teams at this location.

CRHT Consultant | Permanent
24/01/2022
Are you interested in a role supporting adults in crisis or acute episode of care requiring home treatment and are you motivated by providing treatment in the community? If so, our ConsultantPsychiatrist role at our Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team (CRHT) , may be just the role for you! ...
£84559.00 to £114003.00 a year per annum
Bank RMN Staff Nurse | Bank
24/01/2022
Amberley Ward at the Department of Psychiatry, Eastbourne District General Hospital, East Sussex are looking for a committed, positive, compassionate and enthusiastic Band 5 RMN Staff Nurse to work as part of a dedicated team of professionals that provides the highest standards of care and support ...
£14.21 an hour £14.21 per hour
Staff Nurse | Permanent
26/01/2022
Amberley Ward at the Department of Psychiatry, Eastbourne District General Hospital, East Sussex are looking for a committed, positive, compassionate and enthusiastic Band 5 RMN Staff Nurse to work as part of a dedicated team of professionals that provides the highest standards of care and support ...
£25655.00 to £31534.00 a year per annum
Nursing Associate | Permanent
01/02/2022
Amberley Ward at the Department of Psychiatry, Eastbourne District General Hospital, East Sussex are looking for a committed, positive, compassionate and enthusiastic Band 4 Nursing Associate to work independently under the leadership of registered nurses. Nursing Associates are equipped with the ...
£22549.00 to £24882.00 a year per annum

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Want to be proactively matched to our vacancies that best fit your skillset and experience? Perhaps you want to join our Trust, but you're not sure which team would be best for you?

Our talent pool is a way for you to stay at the forefront of our minds, allowing us to understand your requirements and expertise and keep you informed about only the most appropriate opportunities for you. You will be the first to hear about new vacancies the second they are created, giving you a fast-track route to joining our amazing team

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