The role will be predominantly based at Barton Moss Secure Childrens Home in Salford, but there will be the occasion where cover will have to be provided at Marydale SCH in St Helens (very close to the A580 East Lancashire Road - milage and expenses paid for travel). At Barton Moss you will work closely with Salford Council who are the main establishment provider for the SCH (via a contract with the Youth Justice Service).
Barton Moss is a 27 bedded secure residential service for young men under the age of 18, who will arrive under a judicial order from the Courts (remand or sentenced) which hands responsibility to Salford Council for all aspects of their residential care. GMMH are the healthcare provider into the service, who are responsible for all aspects of their healthcare needs, and as such you will work closely as part of a multi disciplinary clinical team with other nurses, psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, OT, speech and language therapists and transition workers.
Within the service, training and development opportunities are valued. Recent CPD undertaken by members of the nursing team include ADOS training, Traumatic Brain Injury training, DBT for Adolescents and the NMP course.Main duties of the job
This role is an exciting and diverse role which will involve managing a caseload of complex young people, and liaising with a number of different agencies within the secure centre, and externally. The role will include all aspect of care and management for the young person, in accordance with the national service specification for young people in secure care. The successful candidate will be welcome to be part of service developments and initiatives.
Within the Secure children's services' you will work as part of a national collaboration of providers working across the country into secure services, and as part of this you will be invited to attend the national networking events, and regional events with our partner organisations.
There is a wide offer of training for all new members of staff into the secure children's services, this includes all trust wide training opportunities and external training offers including all specific therapy training courses. For those interested in furthering their careers within a leadership role, this is an excellent position with a view to the next steps and a number of different training opportunities are available.About us
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400
members of staff, who deliver services from more than160
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 descriptionJob responsibilities
As a member of a multi-disciplinary clinical team, the post holder is responsible for completing assessments using the Comprehensive Health Assessment Tool (CHAT). Following this assessment and whilst young people are resident you will have to manage a caseload of young people.
Ensuring a range of assessments and interventions are implemented and evaluated with the young person, their families/carers and other members of the multiagency/disciplinary team, as appropriate.
The post holder will be expected to work very closely with the residential staff to help develop their skills and joint care plans to manage risks and meet the needs of the young people.
The post holder will provide assessment and therapy/treatment services for young people who experience problems with mental health associated with trauma due to significant care and life events. There will be intense liaison with statutory and non-statutory agencies and services, including Social services, Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services and other services, as required.
The post holder will provide specialist clinical sessions to meet the needs of the young people.
The young people present with a range of diverse needs including complex trauma, neurodiversity, and common mental health difficulties (e.g., anxiety, ADHD, sleep difficulties and depression).
See attached detailed job description and person specification: Staff benefits
Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential Desirable
- 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
Experience of managing mental health caseloadEssential
- Further therapy qualifications
- Experience of managing a mental health caseload independently, care planning and risk assessment, MDT working
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Experience in managing MDT working
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFTAddress
Barton Moss Secure Childrens Home, Salford
Barton Moss Road
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