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Mental Health Nurse

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will undertake a case manager role, alongside an assessment and formulation role within the team. The Living Well Service will enable timely access to mental health services when people need it most and provide support for people who might not traditionally meet the threshold or criteria of existing mental health services. The team is multidisciplinary, and our works closely with VCSE services.

Main duties of the job

This post is for a Band 6 Mental Health Nurse. The base of the role will be at Hindley town hall however there will be an expectation to travel across Wigan to other Primary care network areas. There is a total of seven spoke areas you will be expected to travel to.

You will need to have experience of triaging and signposting referrals as well as being able to liaise with multitude of agencies and professionals. Experience and knowledge of community services and third sector organisations in Wigan will be beneficial for this role.

Wigan Living Well Service will be compassionately led, trauma informed, and recovery focused. Development opportunities are available and personal interests/skills will be supported to develop and grow.

Living Well has co-produced key values and principles that all staff and peers share. As a result, our model is a humanistic and person-centered model of care. Our core values are based on creating open, honest, safe spaces and conversations where all people's strengths are valued.

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

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



  • Registered Mental Health Nurse.


  • Non Medical prescribing



  • Post registration experience of working mental health community services or relevant setting.
  • Managing own caseload.
  • Post registration experience of working with people with functional mental health difficulties
  • Working in an MDT


  • Involvement in service development



  • Assess mental health needs of service user and plan onward care.
  • Show evidence of co-production and collaborative working.
  • Awareness of trauma informed care and the importance of applying this in practice.
  • Transfer the risk assessment into robust risk management and pathway planning.

Work Related Circumstances


  • Ability to work 5 shifts per week including. Shifts are generally 9 - 5. Some flexibility might be required to meet service demand.
  • Take responsibility for own learning and development.
  • Ability to see people flexibly in the community.

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Hindley Town hall

Cross street



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