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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 for all teams based at this location.

Mental Health Act Co-ordinator | Permanent
05/12/2022
The post holder will be responsible on a day-to-day basis to undertake the administration of the Mental Health Act 1983 including ensuring the accuracy of MHA administration data, both in electronic and paper format- accepting and scrutinising documentation relating to a patient's detention and ...
£23949.00 to £26282.00 a year per annum
Urgent Care Practitioner - Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team | Permanent
15/12/2022
Do you have a desire to support an established and dynamic Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team with the development of supported discharge? Are you committed to delivering quality driven mental health services? Do you value working positively, respectfully and collaboratively? If so, we'd love ...
£33706.00 to £40588.00 a year Per annum
Health Care Assistant | Permanent
15/12/2022
Are you a caring, empathetic and kind person? Do you have a passion for caring for others with Mental Health difficulties? We are seeking Support workers to join our Urgent Care Lounge in Eastbourne. As a support worker, you will work within a multi-Disciplinary team to support service users and ...
£20270.00 to £21318.00 a year per annum

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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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