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Staff Nurse - Sovereign

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Sovereign Unit

Sovereign Unit is one of five wards at our state of the art, purpose built Atherleigh Park Hospital in Leigh. Sovereign Unit is a 20 bedded male acute unit providing support to adults of working age. Sovereign Unit provides assessment, treatment and support to service users within the GM footprint who may be experiencing mental health difficulties for a range of illnesses such as Schizophrenia, Bi-Polar Disorder and Depression and Anxiety.We are looking for enthusiastic, motivated and compassionate individuals who have a positive attitude towards mental health and promoting recovery, have an understanding of positive behavioural support, are committed to delivering person centred & trauma informed care and want to support working age adults in their recovery.

Main duties of the job

Care planning

Risk management

shift coordination

Medication management

Supervising junior staff

Mentor for nursing students

Incident management

Attendance at MDT/ Tribunals and manager hearings

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, 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

Please see attached 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

Knoweldge and skills


  • Professional Registration


  • experience working with complex women

Skills and Abilities


  • Working within a mental health setting


  • Working within a recovery focused way

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Atherleigh Park

Atherleigh Way



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