Under the line management and clinical supervision from within the CMHT, the post holder will maintain and co-ordinate timely and appropriate interventions through mental health nursing, assessment for a caseload of service users living in the community within the framework of CPA, and in line with relevant clinical pathways (Functional or Organic) as outlined within the CMHT operational procedure. This includes respecting individuality, values, culture and religious diversity of clients and colleagues and thus contributing to the provision of a service sensitive to these needs.Main duties of the job
To act as care coordinator for case load of clients with complex needs in line with CPA policy.
Work to best practice ensuring sound risk assessment and management.
Work as part of the MDT.
Act as an advocate for your patients.
Participate in duty rota including weekends and bank holidays on a rota system.
Support and direct student nurses and support junior staff.
Work autonomously, have excellent time management skills.
Engage in line management supervision.
Work as part of integrated health and social care team, working under The Care Act (2014).About us
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400
members of staff, who deliver services from more than160
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
See attached detailed job description and person specification: 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 DiscountsPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential Desirable
Knowledge & SkillsEssential
- Community experience
- Older adult experience
- Knowledge of CPA, MHA (1983), Capacity Act (2005), Care Act (2014)
- Knowledge of functional and organic mental health problems in later life.
- The ability to work autonomously and be adaptable.
- Venepuncture trained or willingness to undertake training.
- Experience of working with people with complex mental health and social care needs.
- Experience of assessing and managing risk.
- Experience of working under CPA framework.
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience working with older adults.
- Community experience.
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFTAddress
Breightmet Health Centre
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