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Early Intervention 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
This is an exciting opportunity for a band 6 practitioner (Nurse, Social Worker, Occupational Therapist) to join the Central Early Intervention In Psychosis Team Based at Chorlton House . We work with individuals between the age of 14-65 years with a First Episode Psychosis.

We are a very welcoming , dedicated and experienced team . We offer a range of psychological therapies/ psychosocial interventions and have a comprehensive training programme across the directorate. We have an in house continuous professional Development training programme, provided by The Consultant Psychiatrist and Clinical Psychologist. We work closely with service users and families, offering both therapy and family interventions. We value service user involvement and encourage participation in service development.

Main duties of the job

We require a highly motivated and committed individual with a genuine passion for providing evidence based recovery interventions to people experiencing a first episode Psychosis.

The Post Holder will aim to reduce the impact of psychosis and ensure that the individual remains actively involved in life with a focus on living an ordinary life and to achieve personal recovery.

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

Under line management and clinical supervision from within the Early Intervention Team, the post holder will maintain and co-ordinate timely and appropriate interventions and assessment for a caseload of service users living in the community within the framework of CPA and in line with the relevant clinical pathways i.e.) as outlined within the EIT operational procedure.

This includes respecting individuality, values, culture and religious diversity of clients and colleagues and thus contributing to the provision of a service sensitive to these needs.

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

Qualifications/ Education


  • Core professional Qualification i.e nursing, social work, occupational therapy
  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • nurse registrants : completion of preceptorship


  • Nurse Mentorship/Practice Educator



  • The Post Holder should have post registration clinical experience.
  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Full understanding of The Care Programme Approach and Mental Health Act 1983, including the needs and rights of carers.
  • Good knowledge and application of risk management
  • Good knowledge and application of Adult Safeguarding Procedures
  • Proven knowledge of looking after social and health care needs of adults suffering organic and functional mental illness.


  • Ability to conduct first line assessments for individuals newly referred into the service, utilising a biopsychosocial framework
  • Experience of working with children and adolescents with a mental illness
  • Experience of working with individuals with Psychosis
  • knowledge and application of The Mental Capacity Act

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Chorlton House

Manchester Road


M21 9UN

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