Skip to main content

This job has expired

Community Mental Health Nurse

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen at Prescott House Community Mental Health Team in Salford. We are looking to recruit a Band 6 Community Psychiatric Nurse to work within the Teams to cover a secondment, approximately 12 months.

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 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 dynamic 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


  • Qualified nurse
  • Professional registration

Nursing experience


  • Experience working as a qualified nurse in mental health


  • Experience working in the community
  • Experience of care coordination
  • Experience of duty role
  • Experience of depot/clinics

Evidence of further study


  • Evidence of mentorship etc


  • Interest in further development

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Prescott House CMHT

Prescott Street Little Hulton


M28 0ZA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert