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Senior Practitioner

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

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a dynamic and motivated individual with strong leadership skills with a professional registration (RMN, Social Worker, OT)?

If so Central Manchester Central East CMHT is seeking to recruit a Senior Practitioner to join our vibrant team.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will act as a care coordinator for a small number of highly complex cases in line with the Trust Care Programme Approach (CPA) guidance and policies.

To be responsible for the day to day clinical leadership and development of a designated multidisciplinary team which is integrated, flexible, user-focussed and recovery-orientated.

To deliver a safe, effective, and high quality service to service users with mental health needs, to ensure delivery to the relevant clinical pathways, as outlined within the CMHT operational procedure.

Participation as a member of the Community Services Management Team in the overall management of community based secondary mental health services.

The post holder will aim at all times to promote the independence and well-being of adults, to assist social inclusion and valued community presence and to enable the widest possible expression of chosen lifestyle.

The post holder will participate in the bronze on-call rota.

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

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



  • Uk professional registration - Qualified RMN, OT or Social Worker



  • Post registration experience of working in multi-disciplinary mental health community services.



  • Evidence of clinical leadership
  • Working knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures


  • Experience in commissioning care packages
  • Awareness of importance of staff wellbeing, including their own

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


CMHT, Rawnsley Building, Manchester Royal Infirmary

oxford road


M13 9WL

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