Later Life CPN/Care Co-ordinator

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

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CBT Therapist / Other
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
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An excellent opportunity has arisen to recruit a Community Psychiatric Nurse/Care Co-ordinator intoour busy Community Mental Health Team for Later Life

The area covered by the post is North Manchester

We are looking for an experienced, committed and motivated professional to work with older people who are living with dementia or functional illnesses.

Main duties of the job

  • Care Co-ordination under CPA
  • Complete Memory Assessments (training will be given)
  • Administering depots
  • Complete initial assessments
  • Participate in Duty Rota
  • Carer Assessments

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

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 Experience Essential
  • Experience of working with older adults with mental health needs
  • Experience of working in a Community setting
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working with service users with organic and functional illnesses
  • Experience of supervising junior staff/students
Skills & Abilities Essential
  • Understanding of the role of Community Mental Health Teams.
Skills & Abilities Essential
  • Up-to-date knowledge and understanding of relevant mental health legislation and issues.
Qualification Essential
  • Registered to practice/evidence of revalidation

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