An excellent opportunity has arisen to recruit a Mental Health Charge Nurse for Blake Ward. Blake Ward is an 8 bedded female Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit based at Laureate House in South Manchester. As part of this recruitment process, the initial 3 months of this post will be on Bronte Ward. From September 2023 Bronte Ward will be an 18 bedded female acute ward.Main duties of the job
To assist the Ward Manager in providing Leadership and Operational Management to a Ward ensuring the provision of quality nursing care to all service users on the ward/department. The post holder will assess, plan and implement care, and provide specialist nursing advice and carry out specialist nursing procedures in the agreed care group. They will provide clinical and managerial leadership to junior staff, providing supervision to junior staff and students.About us
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400
members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160
We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford, Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.
Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.
Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.
Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see full Job description and Person Specification attached to this vacancy. Staff benefits
- Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
- 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
- Excellent pension
- Cycle to work scheme
- Salary sacrifice car scheme
- Wellbeing programme
- Blue Light Card Discounts
- Qualified Mental Health Nurse
- Experience on Acute or PICU ward
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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFTAddress
Blake Ward Laureate House, Wythenshawe Hospital
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