Senior Practitioner

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Atherton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
28 Sep 2023

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has become available for Band 6 Senior Practitioner to work within the wigan Criminal Justice Liaison Team.

We are looking for a practitioner with experience in working with young people, adults and older adults. It is anticipated that all practitioners will develop skills in working with all ages to provide a high standard of care.

The service operates Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays, 9am-5pm.

Main duties of the job

The Senior Practitioner will function at a high competency level. He/she will have responsibility for actively participating as a key member of the multi-disciplinary team within the trust wide Criminal Justice Liaison Team. The post holder will:
  • Provide assessment to establish vulnerability related to need within the context of offending behaviour in accordance with CPA, MHA (1983), MCA (2005), Equality Act (2010) , local and national service pathways.
  • Provide support and intervention to identified individuals on their journey through the criminal justice system.
  • Aim to ensure that individuals living with mental vulnerability are afforded access to appropriate local pathways to care and treatment.
  • Provide a point of contact and a process to support active multi-agency working.
  • Share relevant information with Criminal Justice decision makers, to inform charging, sentencing and diversion.
  • Support and contribute to the management of risk to the public.
  • Positively contribute to the improvement of awareness and reduction of stigma in criminal justice, health and social care settings

Embrace the core values of the organisation. These principles will recognise the need to:
  • Promote safe practices.
  • Value the aims of service users.
  • Work in partnership and offer meaningful choice.
  • Be optimistic about the possibilities of meaningful change.
  • Value social inclusion.


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

job spec

Essential

  • Professional qualification registered on the appropriate part of the NMC/HCPC register with current NMC/HCPC registration Assessor/Mentorship Training Post registration training in relevant field


job spec

Essential

  • Experience of working with a mental health or learning disability team with a good working knowledge of how health and social care services are delivered in a community setting
  • Ability to promote, develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with colleagues in health, social care and criminal justice settings
  • Provide examples of excellent communication
  • Professional qualification registered on the appropriate part of the NMC/HCPC register with current NMC/HCPC registration Assessor/Mentorship Training Post registration training in relevant field
  • Demonstrable experience of utilising problem solving
  • demonstrate the ability to manage risk


Desirable

  • Experience or knowledge/understanding of the Criminal Justice system and settings.
  • Ability to promote, develop and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with colleagues in health, social care and criminal justice settings


Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT

Address

Wigan Criminal Justice Liaison Team

81 Gloucester street

Atherton

M46 0JS



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437-5597341

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