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Community Mental Health Nurse

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Salford
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year per anumm
Closing date
30 May 2024

Job Details

An exciting opportunity Qualified Mental Health Nurse has arisen at Ramsgate House Community Mental Health Team in Salford. We are looking to recruit a Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse to work within the Team.

Salford CMHTs are fast paced, dynamic, supportive, well performing teams within the Salford directorate of GMMH covering a wide geographical area and varying service user and carer needs.

We are looking for experience of working within mental health ina community setting, however consideration will be given to candidates who have experience and transferable skills from other areas.

This post provides a challenging opportunity to work within an established fully integrated supportive Community Mental Health Team.

We are seeking to appoint individuals who will work proactively with service users and their carers, within a multi-disciplinary setting.

We provide a really supportive working environment to assist with the transition from inpatient nursing to community. An extended induction period also helps nursing staff to feel supported in the community role.

Main duties of the job

You will hold and manage a caseload of service users and have Care Coordinating responsibilities under the Care Programme Approach Guidelines. By assessing your service users and carers needs you will be able to access and sign post to a wide range of community resources and provider services available in Salford. 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. There is an expectation to work weekends /BH's as part of GMMH's Acute Care Pathway provision of care. This is on a rota basis between the four community teams.

The post is challenging and rewarding and the successful candidates will enjoy an excellent practitioner experience within a large and friendly team.

They will also receive regular supervision and developmental appraisal thus enhancing your current practice and future career prospects.

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

Nursing Qualification

Essential

  • Qualified nurse
  • Professional registration


Desirable

  • Post registration training relevant to mental health


Nursing experience

Essential

  • Experience working as a qualified nurse
  • Evidence of completed preceptorship


Desirable

  • Leadership expereince
  • Experience working in the community
  • Evidence of managing complex cases


Evidence of further study

Essential

  • Evidence of mentorship


Desirable

  • Interest in further development


Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT

Address

Ramsgate House CMHT

43 Ramsgate Street

Salford

M7 2YL



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