We are looking for an enthusiastic Community Psychiatric Nurse to work within the Trafford Division. Trafford Community Mental Health Services are a committed integrated service that strive to provide quality recovery based support to people with severe and enduring mental health related difficulties in Trafford 7 days per week, 365 days per year.
You will have a key role in supporting the physical health agenda within the team. As a Community Psychiatric Nurse working in the service you will be required to have knowledge and understanding of the CPA process.
Main duties of the job
Duties will include the organisation and delivery of depot and Clozapine clinics. Having oversight of the physical health agenda and have a defined caseload and work within the recovery model using a wide range of evidence based holistic assessments and interventions.
There is a requirement to provide clinical leadership and to assist in the organising, supporting, supervision and development of students and other staff members. You will be expected to act as assessor/mentor for student nurses.
The post holder will play a key role in the further development of the service and in the implementation of Clinical and Social Care Governance agenda.
This post is suitable for recently qualified nurses and a preceptorship programme can be offered.
Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400
members of staff, who deliver services from more than160
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
To work within a multi-disciplinary team, support with the organisation and delivery of depot and Clozapine clinics. Oversight of the physical health agenda. Manage a defined caseload and work within the recovery model using a wide range of evidence based holistic assessments and interventions.
Person Specification Education Essential
- Experience of working with service users with mental health difficulties
- Experience working in MDT / Community setting
- Previous experience adult mental health
- Continued professional development
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