Senior Nurse Practitioner

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
A very exciting opportunity has arisen to join Warrington Recovery Team as a B6 Senior Nurse Practitioner (SNP).

Our Team is a highly regarded, well led service, providing excellent care, treatment and support to adults with significant mental health needs, within the borough of Warrington.

This is a full time, permanent post and there are also 2 x B6 positions available, to work in the team on a 12 month fixed term basis

Previous experience working in a similar role, preferably within a community setting is important. You will provide support to service users, managing a complex caseload. You will work alongside experienced and supportive colleagues as part of a wider MDT.

Please note - the full time and fixed term posts are also open to newly qualified B5 staff, with relevant knowledge and experience, where progression to B6 post would be achieved on condition of successful completion of preceptorship.

Our office hours are Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm. Our office base is Wakefield House.

Short listing planned for 4th July 2023

Interviews planned for 10th July 2023

Main duties of the job

You will undertake case management responsibilities, as B6 SNP, to help deliver care, treatment and support to service users with significant mental health needs. You will maintain clinical documentation and be confident in liaising with partner agencies and professionals, with the aim of providing excellent care outcomes.

The role will also require you to assist with duty rota and depot clinic cover, where required in Team.

About us

Mersey Care is one of the largest trusts providing physical health and mental health services in the North West, serving more than 11 million people.

We offer specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services. Mersey Care is one of only three trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities.

At the heart of all we do is our commitment to 'perfect care' - care that is safe, effective, positively experienced, timely, equitable and efficient. We support our staff to do the best job they can and work alongside service users, their families, and carers to design and develop future services together. We're currently delivering a programme of organisational and service transformation to significantly improve the quality of the services we provide and safely reduce cost as we do so.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Detailed job description and main role responsibilities will be attached alongside this vacancy.

Main role as B6 SNP helping to deliver care, treatment and support to service users with complex mental health needs.

Person Specification



  • Up to date Professional Registration (to be maintained), on the appropriate part of the NMC register and hold a current NMC registration
  • Assessor/Mentorship Training


  • Post registration training in relevant field
  • Leadership/Management training
  • Assessor/Mentorship Training

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust


wakefield house

guardian street



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