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RMN- Mental Health and Substance Misuse Services

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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**This role requires CTC clearance - You must have been a resident in the UK for 12 months continuously to be eligible to undertake this clearance. Please do not apply if you do not meet this criteria**

This is an exciting opportunity to join the mental health and substance misuse team at HMP Wymott. The team are based within the prison, which is located in Leyland. HMP Wymott houses both category C and vulnerable offenders.

The needs of the patients in our care is very diverse, and ranges from primary mental health needs such as depression and anxiety, to very complex needs and severe and enduing mental illness.

As such, there are excellent opportunities to gain a vast amount of knowledge and skills

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting and dynamic role for the post holders who will be looking to expand their knowledge in health and justice services. The post holders will hold a caseload of people who they will work with in providing a package of care into their substance misuse problems, and they will support their mental health needs. They will safely manage and contribute to the clinical element of the substance misuse team, working in collaboration with other health agencies.

The post holder will be involved in multi agency working with the psychosocial team (Delphi) working together to meet the needs of the population. They will also work closely with the prison staff/ governors maintaining the close working relationship that is established with HMPPS staff.

The post holder will enjoy working within a busy, friendly and professional team, and Greater Manchester Mental Health is keen to support and develop all new members of staff with their training and development needs.

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

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information relating to the role.

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



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse or working towards


  • SMS Qualification



  • Have recent experience of providing or mental health and/ or substance misuse care


  • Experience of working within a forensic setting or CMHT

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


HMP Wymott

Ulnes Walton


PR26 8LW

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