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Community Psychiatric Nurse

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bolton
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse to join our specialist Early Intervention in Psychosis Team for people experiencing a first episode of psychosis as a CPA Care Coordinator.

You will be joining a client centred, dynamic and friendly multi-disciplinary team, who prides themselves on delivering high quality, evidence-based interventions for those experiencing first episode psychosis.

The purpose of the role is to reduce the stigma associated with psychosis, provide an early intervention to reduce the length of time that people remain undiagnosed and untreated and to offer support and guidance throughout the persons recovery journey.

Main duties of the job

Under line management and clinical supervision from within EIT, the post holder will maintain and co-ordinate timely and appropriate interventions through mental health nursing, for a caseload of service users living in the Bolton area. The post holder will work within the framework of CPA, and in line with relevant clinical pathways as outlined within the EIT Operational Procedure.The post holder will be required to work the core hours of 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, but flexible working will be required to meet service need. There is an expectation that the successful applicant will undertake weekend and bank holiday working on a rota basis as required to maintain the out of hours service that is offered by the Trust.

The post holder will be required to work the core hours of 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday, but flexible working will be required to meet service need. There is an expectation that the successful applicant will undertake weekend and bank holiday working on a rota basis as required to maintain the out of hours service that is offered by the Trust.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over7000members 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

Full details of the role and main responsibilities are included within the Job description uploaded and attached to the advert.

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
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered professional qualification in Mental Health Nursing - RMN
  • Registration with the regulatory body NMC.
  • Willingness to participate in own continuing professional development within this specialist field


Desirable

  • Post registration qualification relating to dual diagnosis.


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Experience in the application of the Care Programme Approach.
  • Effectively manage own caseload.
  • Ability to act as a care Coordinator under the CPA framework.
  • Ability to establish good working relationships with a range of providers including GP's.
  • Ability to participate in Clinical Supervision, both as Supervisee and Supervisor
  • Maintain confidential case records.
  • Participate in multi-agency clinical meetings.
  • Involvement in Service development.


Desirable

  • Ability to conduct first line assessments for individuals newly referred into the service, utilizing a biopsychosocial framework


Knowledge

Essential

  • Full understanding of the Care Programme Approach and Mental Health Act including the needs and rights of Carers.
  • Good Knowledge and application of Risk Management.
  • Good knowledge of Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act.
  • Proven knowledge of looking after social and health care needs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Clinical and Social care Governance standards.
  • Understanding of current national policy and initiatives in relation to enduring mental health issues and substance misuse.
  • Good knowledge of safeguarding procedures.


Desirable

  • Knowledge and understanding of NICE Guidelines in relation to First Episode Psychosis


Trust Mandatory Requirements

Essential

  • Understand all Trust Policies and Procedures
  • Understand the Trusts Strategic Goals and how they can support them
  • Understand the need to safeguard children and vulnerable adults
  • Carry out all duties and responsibilities of the post in accordance with Equal Opportunities, equality and Diversity and dignity in care and work policies and principles
  • Maintain high standards of quality in corporate and clinical record keeping ensuring information is always recorded accurately, appropriately and kept up to date
  • Take reasonable care of the health and safety of yourself and other persons contribute to the control of risk and to report any incident, accident or near miss
  • Protect service users, visitors and employees against the risk of acquiring health care associated infections
  • Take responsibility for own learning and development


Other Requirements

Essential

  • There is a requirement to travel mainly within the Bolton area and an occasional requirement to travel across the wide footprint of the Trust to attend meetings and events relevant to the role.


Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT

Address

Bentley House

Weston Street

Bolton

BL3 2RX



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