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Care Coordinator Progression Post

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Feb 2023

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a newly /recently qualified mental health nurse/social worker to join our specialist service for people experiencing a first episode of Psychosis.

This is a development role whereby the successful applicant will receive a period of preceptorship and support to develop knowledge and skills to transition into a band 6 role within 12-18 months. This will be dependent on a successful probationary period.

Bolton early intervention service is a sought after multi disciplinary service with highly skilled practitioners who are dedicated and competent to meet your development needs.

Here in Bolton we have a strong emphasis on working together and supporting each other to enhance the wellbeing of our staff.

Main duties of the job

Reduce the stigma associated with psychosis.Improve professional and lay awareness of the symptoms of psychosis and the need for early assessment.Reduce the length of time young people remain undiagnosed and untreated.Develop meaningful engagement, provide evidence based interventions and promote recovery during the early stage of illness.Increase stability in the lives of service users, facilitate development and personal fulfilment.Provide a user-led service, i.e. a seamless service available for those from age 14 to 65 years (on acceptance) that effectively integrates child, adolescent and adult mental health services and works in partnership with primary care, education, social services, youth and other services.

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

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 requirement 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. An ability to interact effectively with staff from all disciplines. An ability to interact effectively with people with mental health difficulties Ability to accept and use supervision appropriately and effectively
Education/qualifications Essential
  • A qualification in Mental Health Nursing (RMN, ) Social Work Occupational Therapy Registration with the regulatory body as applicable; NMC/Social Work England/HCPC
  • Evidence of robust continued professional development including training in relevant subjects.
Experience Essential
  • The post holder should have: Demonstrable experience of working with people with psychosis
  • Experience of working with people with complex presentations and high rates of co-morbidity. Experience of work within a multi-disciplinary team.
knowledge Essential
  • The post holder should have: An understanding of the needs and difficulties of people with severe and enduring mental health difficulties Knowledge and understanding of the Care Program Approach 2008. Knowledge and understanding of The care Act. Knowledge and understanding of NICE Guidelines in relation to First Episode Psychosis.
  • An understanding of models and ideas of recovery from mental health problems.
skills/abilities Essential
  • The post holder should have: Excellent communication skills Excellent engagement skills An ability to contain and work with organisational stress Ability to balance and respond to urgent or competing service demands Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, Powerpoint. A willingness to be flexible in managing own time in order to respond to service needs Also, the post holder should: Be able to contribute to the assessment of service users' health and well-being needs, and to contribute to planning how to meet these needs.

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