Care Coordinator

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
North Mersey CMHT are are seeking an enthusiastic and dynamic social worker, nurse or occupational therapist to join our busy Integrated Community Mental Health Team! We are based in the Withington area, covering Didsbury, Fallow field, Withington and Burnage

We will work to ensure staff are supported to maintain an effective work-life balance and will seek to support flexible working wherever this is possible.

As the successful post-holder you will manage a caseload of service users with complex health and social care needs, following a recovery focused model.

You will be supported by the multidisciplinary leadership team in your day to day practice and personal development.

The post will involve working as part of the 7 Day working rota.

We promote personal development through local training or the range of CPD activities offered within the trust and local HEIs.

Main duties of the job

Maintain and co-ordinate timely and appropriate interventions through mental health assessment, for a caseload of service users of any age living in the community within the framework of CPA.

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

Maintain and co-ordinate timely and appropriate interventions through mental health assessment, for a caseload of service users of any age living in the community within the framework of CPA

- Management of safeguarding concerns in line with statutory duties including Section 42 enquiries

- Undertake initial assessments and triage referrals, as part of the CMHT duty system on a rotational basis

- Participate in the 7 Day working rota - working weekends and bank holidays

- Communicate effectively with all members of the MDT and wider system, including GP, police, non statutory services, as necessary

- Maintain personal CPD and mandatory training

- Complete tribunal reports as necessary

- Undertake Mental Capacity Act assessments and Best Interest Decision Making where appropriate

Please see attached job description and person specification

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

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



  • RMN/Social work/OT registration


  • Evidence of CPD



  • Working with serious mental health problems
  • Developing and delivery of care in line with a care plan
  • Clinical risk assessment and management planning
  • Identification and management of safeguarding


  • Community based practice
  • MDT working
  • Delivering interventions (e.g. dual diagnosis, psychological)



  • Mental health problems and their manifestation
  • Clinical risk assessment and management
  • Needs assessment
  • Mental health act and Mental capacity act
  • What the Care Act is
  • Safeguarding policy and procedures
  • CPA framework and application
  • Clinical interventions
  • Function of the CMHT


  • Dual diagnosis and impact on mental health
  • Interventions designed to promote recovery

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


kingslea house

unit 1 francis road


M20 4XP

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