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Senior Nurse Practitioner

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Warrington Recovery Team (Adult Community Hub) are looking to recruit a dedicated and committed B6 Senior Nurse Practitioner to come and join our wonderful, caring and very supportive Team.

We are a highly regarded, well led multi disciplinary service, providing excellent care, treatment and support to adults with significant mental health needs, within the Borough of Warrington.

As a B6 Senior Nurse Practitioner in the Team, you will work as part of an MDT, to provide care, treatment and support, for services users with complex mental health needs. You will work closely with carers and families, and be confident in liaising with our partner agencies, to achieve best outcomes for our service users.

Our office base is Wakefield House and our office hours are currently Mon to Fri 9-5.

Main duties of the job

As a B6 SNP in the Team, you will work as part of an MDT, to provide care, treatment and support, for services users with complex mental health needs.

You will also undertake clinic duties as required and contribute to our office duty on a rota basis.

The role will require you to liaise with other services and work closely with carers and families, alongside our wider partner agencies, to ensure the best outcomes for our service users.

The Team has a strong value base, centred on caring and commitment. You will receive ongoing clinical and management supervision and have opportunities for CPD as part of this role.

About us

Mersey Care is one of the largest trusts providing physical health and mental health services in the North West, serving more than 1.4 million people across our region and are also commissioned for services that cover the North West, North Wales and the Midlands.

We offer specialist inpatient and community services that support physical and mental health and specialist inpatient mental health, learning disability, addiction and brain injury services. Mersey Care is one of only three trusts in the UK that offer high secure mental health facilities.

At the heart of all we do is our commitment to 'perfect care' - care that is safe, effective, positively experienced, timely, equitable and efficient. We support our staff to do the best job they can and work alongside service users, their families, and carers to design and develop future services together. We're currently delivering a programme of organisational and service transformation to significantly improve the quality of the services we provide and safely reduce cost as we do so.

Flexible working requests will be considered for all roles.

Job description

Job responsibilities

A more detailed job description and detailed summary of this role, will be included as part of this vacancy advert.

The Team welcome any informal contact from candidates, prior to interview, who may wish to discuss this role in more detail.

Person Specification



  • NMC registration as a Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • Assessor/Mentorship Training


  • relevant previous experience suitable for this post and setting.
  • relevant skills, knowledge and experience required for this role.



  • Experience of working in an acute environment.
  • Experience of mentorship, supervision and co-ordination of staff.
  • Experience of working as a Nurse in Charge/Shift Co-ordinator
  • Experience of Care Planning process
  • Working in a multiagency framework
  • Demonstrate a contribution to change management process
  • Experience in positive leadership of a team
  • Demonstrate experience of problem solving approaches
  • Recovery Model
  • Mental Health Act (1983)
  • Effective Care Coordination
  • Relevant National policies and guidance
  • Evidence based and reflective practice



  • Continuous Improvement
  • Accountability
  • Respectfulness
  • Enthusiasm
  • support
  • High professional standards
  • Responsive to service users
  • Engaging leadership style
  • Transparency and honesty
  • Discreet



  • Demonstrate sound leadership qualities and an understanding of management styles
  • Understanding of quality and change in the clinical setting
  • Ability to delegate and coordinate
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to utilise Assessment skills and tools effectively
  • Ability to communicate in a variety of settings.
  • Able to present factual information and refer questions to others where appropriate
  • Able to deal with sensitive issues with tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to develop effective interpersonal relationships with colleagues

Employer details

Employer name

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust


Wakefield House

Guardian Street



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