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Qualified Nurse

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Ashton Under Lyne
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Post Title

Qualified Nurse


Whittaker Day Hospital, Mental Health Services for Older People, Etherow Building, Tameside General Hospital


Tameside & Glossop, South Division

Band & salary scale

Band 5 - �27,055 - �32,934

Hours of work


Permanent/fixed term


Main duties of the job

Service/Ward/Department Summary:
  • A vacancy has become available within our Whittaker Day Hospital - Mental Health Services for Older People Etherow Building, Tameside Hospital.

Role Summary:
  • To provide a nursing perspective within an MDT Team.
  • To coordinate each day by prioritising patient need/risk issues through leadership skills and delegation and the team to address issues which arise
  • Deliver therapeutic assessment and intervention through key worker process and closed therapeutic groups

About us

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.

Our ambition is to maximise people's potential and we aim to promote an inclusive environment and improve the diversity of our workforce so our people truly represent the communities we serve.

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

Key Responsibilities of the Post:
  • Coordinate for Day Unit
  • Key worker responsibilities
  • Effective risk assessment and implement risk management strategies
  • Leadership/supervision of junior staff
  • Lead patient reviews
  • Monitor patients physical health
  • Administer medication as and when required

Key Requirements of the Person Specification:
  • To be committed to the care of older people with Mental Health needs.
  • To work as part of a team with a positive attitude
  • RMN

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments to regulated and controlled activities will require an enhanced CRB disclosure.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications


  • Registered Mental Nurse



  • Effective time management skills and ability to work on own initiative
  • Understands CPA policy and the part that day hospital can play in keeping older people in community.


  • PSI Model
  • At least one year post qualifying experience



  • Need to demonstrate a true genuine interest in older people and be highly motivated to be involved in developing the services.
  • Must be motivated to provide the best possible standards of support and motivation to the client group. Must have a positive view of ageing and the potential for older people with mental health problems to recover and/or manage their mental health in a meaningful way to them.

Skills and Abilities


  • Excellent communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Ability to pass health screening process.

Work Related Circumstances


  • Willing to carry out all duties and responsibilities of the post in accordance with the Trust's Equal Opportunities and Equality and Diversity policies
  • Appointments to regulated and controlled activities require an enhanced CRB disclosure and registration with the Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA), Vetting and Barring Scheme.

Employer details

Employer name

Pennine Care NHS FT


Etherow Building, Tameside General Hospital

Fountain Street

Ashton Under Lyne


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