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Mental Health Practitioner

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum
Closing date
20 Aug 2024

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Mental health, Mental health practitioner
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
In Bolton the planned model of service delivery is for health and social care services to integrate which in turn will deliver better quality outcomes for people.

As a Mental Health Practitioner you will provide the mental health expertise within the integrated neighbourhood team.

To work as part of the integrated neighbourhood team providing support, advice, consultation and where appropriate care for people, regardless of age and diagnosis, presenting with mental health related problems, to enable safe management of clients within the Integrated neighbourhood teams.

Main duties of the job

To Work as a member of Integrated Neighbourhood Teams,

To maintain current, up to date evidence based knowledge of both functional and organic mental health disorders and the treatments/services available.

To understand the needs of service users across all ages.To provide skilled mental health advice to service users, carers and other professionals in the community in relation to both functional andorganic mental health disorders.

To work alongside Adult and Older People's mental health services as appropriate and work in partnership with health and social careservices.

To maintain a close working relationship with local teams, to step up or signpost as clinically indicated.

To provide and coordinate formal and informal training to GP's, primary care and social teams on topics relating to mental health as agreed, inorder to further enhance the skills of the staff in the diagnosis and management of mental health disorders.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,690members 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



  • NMC Registration


  • Experience in Community setting



  • Essential car user

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Castle Hill Centre

Castleton Street



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