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Later Life Community Mental Health Nurse

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024
Wigan Later Life and Memory Service are looking to recruit a Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse to join a busy Multi Disciplinary Team. The post offers the opportunity to work within the CMHT or the Memory Assessment/Treatment Service (dependant on service needs). Training/shadowing opportunities will be provided.

There is the opportunity for professional development within this role.

Regular Management and Clinical Supervision is provided.

Main duties of the job

An opportunity has arisen for a qualified and experienced individual to join the busy and vibrant later Life and Memory Service pathway in Wigan. The pathway comprises of the memory assessment and treatment service, the care home liaison team and our older adults CMHT.The successful candidates will be required to fulfil the role of a CPN as part of a multi-disciplinary team the care co-coordinator role is an essential component of the role. The team operates from Claire House Health Centre in Wigan.

You will be responsible for the management of a case load of clients with complex functional and organic mental health issues and associated social care issues, for which risk assessment and risk management is an essential requirement. In addition you will also assess people with memory problems and offer support following diagnosis. You will also participate in the Duty rota

We are looking for an enthusiastic individuals to join our vibrant, forward-thinking team. Opportunities for development within the role are available.

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

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

Qualification / Experience


  • Up to date professional registration (RMN)


  • Completion of practice assessor training/mentorship
  • Post registration qualification in relevant field



  • Experience of working with older adults with dementia and their carers
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team


  • Community experience
  • Experience of supervising junior staff/students
  • Experience of the care planning process
  • Experience of facilitating/leading group work



  • Understanding of the Mental Health Act / Mental Capacity Act
  • Awareness of the principles of person centred dementia care
  • Understanding of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults policy and procedure


  • Effective care co-ordination
  • Effective IT skills

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Claire House Health Centre

Phoenix Way



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