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Senior Practitioner for Co-Occuring Conditions

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Ramsgate House Community Mental Health Teams are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Senior Practitioner for Co-Occurring Conditions (Dual Diagnosis) to join a successful, friendly and supportive teams. It would be desirable that the applicant has knowledge and experience working with service users with substance misuse issues.

You would be part of a large and experienced senior team within the CMHT. Ramsgate House offers great opportunities to continue your career progression with regular supervision, CPD sessions and training. We are passionate about enabling staff to develop and grow as practitioners through CPD funding,

We are focused on staff wellbeing, offering clinical, line management and peer supervision sessions.

Also, monthly team building exercises, reflective practice groups, and mindfulness.

We are a committed integrated service that strives to provide quality recovery-based support to people with severe and enduring mental health related difficulties within the Salford area.

Main duties of the job

Provide clinical leadership, supervision, support, and consultation to MDT staff in the Community Mental Health Team, in line with co-occurring conditions clinical pathways and the standard operating procedure

Undertake liaison and develop effective working relationships with GMMH and statutory and non-statutory partners

To maintain own clinical and professional competence.

To participate in the duty rota for CMHT.

There is an expectation that the post holder will participate in out- of-hours management on call rotas in providing management. To participate in the service bronze on call rota.

Deputise for the Team Manager in his/her absence and take on any delegated duties as required.

Manage and evaluate a complex caseload of service users with co-occurring conditions in line with relevant clinical pathway as outlined within the operational procedure and will include: -
  • Assessment
  • Formulation
  • Therapeutic intervention as required
  • Signposting
  • Close working with all colleagues
  • To be responsible for a complex caseload

To be an active link and collaborator with substance misuse services in Salford

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

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 description

Job 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 Discounts

Person Specification



  • Core Professional qualifications
  • Registration with appropriate professional body


  • evidence of post-registration study such as a Master's degree in a subject relevant to the specialty of health and social care, leadership or specialist practice appropriate to specialty of CMHT or relevant discipline.



  • Evidence of applied post grad theoretical knowledge in specialist area of clinical practice
  • Experience of working in a community setting
  • Experience of working with service users with co-occurring conditions
  • Detailed knowledge and experience of risk assessment and management within community settings.

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Ramsgate House

43 Ramsgate Street


M7 2YL

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