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Care Coordinator / Community Psychiatric Nurse

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Feb 2023

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Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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EXCITING Opportunities

Working within the Salford Community Mental Health Services is an exciting and rewarding opportunity. We are currently heading into a community transformation and moving towards a specialist team design so get in at the beginning and help shape services for our most vulnerable community service users,

The teams have a supportive approach for staff with a range of resources available including regular supervision, both clinical and managerial, annual professional development reviews and regular learning opportunities from a range of professionals and training opportunities.

The teams are friendly, welcoming and the role allows professionals to work autonomously but also within a large MDT, which allows for flexibility in the role. Staff well-being is a priority in the Salford Community Mental Health Services with access to support and a range of health and wellbeing initiatives.

Main duties of the job

Salford Community Mental Health Services are a committed integrated service that strives to provide quality recovery based support to people with severe and enduring mental health related difficulties in Salford 7 days per week, 365 days per year.

The service calls upon a wide range of evidence based holistic assessments and interventions.

As a Community Psychiatric Nurse working in the service you will be required to undertake the role of Care Coordinator in line with CPA process, you will have a defined complex caseload which could consist of people who are on the Assertive Outreach pathway, and will be expected to work proactively and flexibly within a multi-disciplinary team model.

There is a requirement to provide clinical leadership and to assist in the organising, supporting, supervision and development of junior staff members.

You will also 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 its Clinical and Social Care Governance agenda.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

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 For weekend working .
  • 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
  • Wagestream Programme - access wages when you need it.
  • Fuel Card Scheme.

Person Specification Experience Essential
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • At least 1 year post registration experience
  • Experience of mentoring and / or supervision
  • Previous experience of working in the community
Knowledge Essential
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CPA, MHA and Capacity Act
  • Further qualifications relevant to role

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