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Trainee/Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Community)

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
2a Craven Drive, Altrincham
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata Band 8A salary £50,952 - £57,349
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

Job Details

Trafford Home Based Treatment Team has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to apply for this newly developed role, to improve the service delivery within theHBTT.

The successful applicant will be attending the University of Salford for participation in the Trainee/Advanced practitioner course, commencing on the September 2024 intake.

The successful candidate will play a central role in supporting the clinical and operational team to ensure high quality, recovery focussed care is delivered to our service users.

On completion of the training the post holder will be recognised as an expert practitioner in an identified field of practice, and will advise the MDT on expert, safe and effective models of care and treatment, (including non-medical prescribing) within the HBT setting leading to improved patient outcomes. They will be an integral part of the MDT supporting clinical decision making and supporting the service pathways, developing nurse led clinics and providing assessment, formulation, and brief interventions of care, including discharge planning within agreed protocols and procedures.

Trainee Advanced Practitioners will take up components of the role as competences are developed and are demonstrated in practice.

The post holder will effectively be required to work across the range of services as determined by service user need.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will provide advanced and expert level of practice (including non-medical prescribing) within the HBT leading to improved patient outcomes.

The post holder will support the clinical and operational team to deliver on service improvements in the quality of care and safety through service development, evaluation, and audit.

They will be an integral part of the MDT supporting clinical decision making and supporting the service pathways, developing nurse led clinics and providing brief interventions.

The Advanced Practitioner will hold a case load and will lead assessment, formulation and prescribing of care planning including discharge planning within agreed protocols and procedures.

The job holder may additionally lead on practice and service developments. The job holder is required to demonstrate clinical and practice expertise via interventions, supervision and modelling good practice.

To support improving workforce knowledge and practice through the contribution to a HBT education and training programme across the community teams within Trafford

To participate in the BOC/BOS on Call rota

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



  • Experience of working with clients with complex needs Compiling protocols and clinical guidance Audit Experience of working at a senior clinical nurse level


  • Research



  • Advanced Clinical Practice skills Management of service users with complex needs


  • Knowledge of issues affecting the client group

Skills and Abilities


  • Experience of leading / supporting complex RCA investigations & completion of 3 day reviews & complaints Communication skills, both written and verbal Communication of difficult messages to service users and families Negotiation and conflict management skills Change management

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Trafford Home Based Treatment team

Brook Heys

2a Craven Drive, Altrincham

WA14 5JF

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