Later Life CPN/Care Co-ordinator

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£32,306 to £39,027 a year pro rata
Closing date
6 Jul 2022

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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An excellent opportunity has arisen to recruit a Community Psychiatric Nurse/Care Co-ordinator intoour busy Community Mental Health Team for Later Life

The area covered by the post is North Manchester

We are looking for an experienced, committed and motivated professional to work with older people who are living with dementia or functional illnesses.

Main duties of the job

  • Care Co-ordination under CPA
  • Complete Memory Assessments (training will be given)
  • Administering depots
  • Complete initial assessments
  • Participate in Duty Rota
  • Carer Assessments

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

To work within the MDT and liaise with internal and external organizations and to communicate effectively.

The successful applicant will assess people referred for memory problems as well as provide interventions that support recovery, wellbeing and social inclusion.

You will also act as care co-ordinator to service users referred to the multi-disciplinary team externally by GPs or by inpatient wards. The successful applicant will have good communication skills

The successful applicant will develop and negotiate care plans with service users, families/carers and other professionals, and ensure that quality and timely care is delivered at all times. You will also undertake joint work with other members of the team and external agencies providing support to the needs of service users.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate their clinical abilities whilst promoting high quality services for older people. In turn, we can offer regular managerial, clinical and professional support and the opportunity to continue to develop your practice through a range of learning and development opportunities

We are aspiring to ensure our workforce is representative of the diverse communities that we serve, and we are strongly committed to removing barriers to employment for candidates from under-represented groups, for example BAME, Disabled and LGBT+ communities. If you would like to have an informal chat about the recruitment process for this role or would value some additional support, wed love to hear from you.

Please contact Denise Gleave, Recruitment & Retention Advisor 0161 358 1448 or email

Person Specification Experience Essential
  • Experience of working with older adults with mental health needs
  • Experience of working in a Community setting
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working with service users with organic and functional illnesses
  • Experience of supervising junior staff/students
Skills & Abilities Essential
  • Understanding of the role of Community Mental Health Teams.
Skills & Abilities Essential
  • Up-to-date knowledge and understanding of relevant mental health legislation and issues.
Qualification Essential
  • Registered to practice/evidence of revalidation

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