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Mental Health Practitioner (CMHT) - Flexible Working/Retirement

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
23 May 2024

Job Details

Mental Health Practitioner (Manchester CMHT)

Looking for more flexible working or retirement?

We understand that no matter where you are in your career, it makes a real difference to your health and wellbeing when you achieve a work-life balance that works for you.

Whether you're looking to reduce your workload, manage your family commitments or caring responsibilities, undertake further education and training, or simply, spend more time on your hobbies and interests outside of nursing, we want to support you.

We're offering flexible contracts to experienced nurses who join our community mental health teams!
  • Are you a registered nurse?
  • Do you have experience supporting people with their mental health needs in the community?

You'll work with adults (aged 16 to 70) who are suffering from mental health issues, providing holistic, and recovery-focused care where they are most comfortable, at home.

Flexible working and retirement options include:
  • Part-time hours,
  • Compressed hours,
  • Annualised hours,
  • Job share,
  • Term-time,
  • Flexi-time,
  • Remote working for admin days,
  • Flexible retirement, and more!

Tell us what you're looking for and our friendly team will do our best to support you.

If you're an experienced nurse interested in flexible working or retirement, apply now or contact our hiring manager to find out more!

Main duties of the job

You will hold and manage a caseload of people and have Care Coordinating responsibilities under the Care Program Approach Guidelines. The team covers an ethnically and culturally diverse area, and you will have the opportunity to work with clients from a wide range of backgrounds, and with a wide range of psychosocial needs. There are also opportunities for undertaking an assessment role, Triage and depot nurse.

By assessing your clients and their carers needs you will be able to access and sign post to a wide range of community resources and provider services available in the local area.

You will work with clients to identify goals as part of overall care plans, and establish and evaluate appropriate treatment programs for service users within the team.

The post holder will be expected to participate in providing quality first line psychosocial assessments as part of GMMH's Functional CMHT's duty role and work proactively in forging professional working relationships with multi-agencies.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

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.

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

Application and Interview


  • Professional qualification (RMN/OT/SW)
  • Professional registration


  • Post graduate qualification i.e Mentorship, NMP



  • Experience of working in a community mental health setting


  • Post qualification experience
  • Safeguarding enquiry lead experience
  • Funding application/social care/CCG
  • Experience of using electronic recording systems

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Rawnsley Building, MRI

Hathersage Road


M13 9WL

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