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Registered Mental Health Nurse

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year PA (Pro-Rata)
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join the Physical Health and Treatment Team in Stockport.

You will be based at Stepping Hill Hospital but will work at sites across Stockport where Depot clinics, Clozapine Clinics and Physical Health clinics will be held.

Main duties of the job

  • To administer intramuscular injections, monitor the effect of medications, contraindications and side effects & be able to provide accurate information to patients and carers in a format they are able to understand
  • To undertake venepuncture training and maintain knowledge and skills to be able to use this in both clinical and residential settings.
  • To be able to use the POCHI machine and follow processes outlined in Clozapine Clinic procedures.
  • To work with patients within the CMHT's/EIT as indicated, participating in the planning, delivery and evaluation of their individual programme of care, to address presenting health and wellbeing needs, in conjunction with any other relevant professionals.
  • To undertake physical health checks, and respond to & report concerns appropriately
  • To provide health promotion for service user's in the Stockport Mental Health Service understanding the relationship between mental health and physical health.
  • To refer onto expert services in the community where a need has been identified.
  • To be able to enhance a patients overall wellbeing, and promote parity of esteem.
  • To undertake any other duties, appropriate to the grade, that may be required.

About us

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our#PennineCarePeopleand do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post.

Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.

Person Specification



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Good Standard of general education



  • Clinical experience within the NHS
  • Experience of working in Clozapine/Depot Clinics
  • Experience of working with clients with complex Mental Health needs.



  • Specialist knowledge of Mental Health problems and medications used in this setting and side effects
  • Knowledge of the implications on the physical health of people living with SMI.


  • Specialist knowledge of therapeutic interventions.

Skills & Abilities


  • Ability to administer intramuscular injections
  • Ability to use PoCHi machine or willingness to undertake training.
  • Venepuncture trained or a willingness to undertake training
  • Ability to complete required physical health checks for people attending clinics and a willingness to undertake required training
  • Ability to manage own work load, prioritise and work to deadlines.
  • Ability to make clear and accurate records/reports.

Work Related Circumstances


  • Use of a car or access to a means of mobility to travel across the Trust footprint in line with service needs

Employer details

Employer name

Pennine Care NHS FT


Stepping Hill Hospital

Poplar Road



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