Advanced Nurse Practitioner-Community (or B7 in training)

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum pro rata
Closing date
24 Sep 2023
This is an exciting time to join the CYP Crisis Service in Wigan and Bolton. The service is entering an evolving and developing phase and would be a great opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to effect real change in the way in which CYP, families and carers receive mental health crisis support.

The successful candidate will play a central role in supporting the clinical and operational team to ensure high quality, recovery focussed care is delivered to our service users.

The post holder will hold a complex caseload and will lead in risk assessment and management, formulation and prescribing of care / treatment planning, including discharge planning within agreed protocols and procedures and be an integral part of the wider CAMHS MDT to support evidence based clinical decision making. The successful applicant will support service pathways in developing nurse led teams. The post holder will also support the development of the service by driving quality assured improvement to provide a meaningful, seamless and recovery focussed patient journey. They will do this with evidence based therapeutic interventions, to promote resilience, recovery and self-management, as clinically appropriate.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide advanced and expert level of practice (including non-medical prescribing) within the CYP Crisis Service leading to improved patient outcomes and reducing the need for Tier 4 admission or presentation at A& E without medical necessity.

They will be an integral part of the MDT supporting clinical decision making and supporting the service pathways, developing nurse led clinics and providing brief interventions.

The Advanced Practitioner will hold a complex case load and will lead in holistic, collaborative risk assessment and management, formulation and prescribing of care planning including discharge planning within agreed protocols and procedures. They will also provide guidance and assistance to the MHPs in the team in order to provide a safe governance structure.

The job holder may additionally lead on practice and service developments. The job holder is required to demonstrate clinical and practice expertise via interventions, supervision, modelling good practice and challenging change.

To participate in the BOC/BOS on Call rota

If you are not in current possession of Advanced Practitioner MSC but are already undertaking training to complete this we will consider your application.

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

Please refer to attached job description and person specification for further details

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



  • Registered First level nurse MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice Nurse Prescribing qualification



  • Experience of working with CYP with complex risk needs Compiling protocols and clinical guidance Audit Experience of working at a senior clinical nurse level


  • Research



  • Advanced Clinical Practice skills Management of service users with complex needs and risk


  • Knowledge of issues affecting the client group

Skills and Abilities


  • Experience of leading / supporting complex RCA investigations & completion of 3 day reviews & complaints Communication skills, both written and verbal Communication of difficult messages to service users and families Negotiation and conflict management skills Change management

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


CYP Crisis Service

155-157 Manchester rd



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