Senior Practitioner/Senior Case Manager

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you a motivated individual with strong leadership skills? If so The Wigan CMHTs need senior practitioners now.

The Wigan CMHTs are well established and comprises of a dynamic and welcoming team that includes psychiatrists, senior practitioners, practitioners as well as a clinical psychologist, Occupational therapist and social workers.

Wigan Recovery teams are joining with the assessment teams to form a greater community mental health team.

This role is newly created in Wigan and will give the post holders opportunities to develop themselves and the service to ensure a direct benefit to the Wigan population we proudly serve.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity has arisen for 5 Senior Practitioners to join the North and South CMHTs.

You will be a senior team member providing clinical leadership, leading within our MDT meetings, and on clinical decision making within the service. You will support junior staff through supervision and service development.

Key duties willinclude:
  • Overseeing theclinical management for the patients, reviewing the practice of other staff.
  • Direct supervision of a chosen staff group
  • To develop and maintainrelationships and pathways with other services.
  • screening referrals and ensuring patients are on the correct pathway of care
  • To participate in the local on call manager rota for Wigan mental health 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

Please see attached 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 Qualifications/experience Essential
  • Professional qualification and current registration
  • Post registration specialist training
  • Further qualification (bachelors degree or masters equivalent)
Experience Essential
  • Post qualifying experience in a setting where overlapping skills could be obtained
  • Experience with clinical improvement and measuring this.
  • Experience reviewing incidents and implementing required changes
  • Clinical leadership role experience
Knowledge Essential
  • Able to provide clinical advice and guidence
  • Support team manager in daily operation of team
  • Facilitate a learning culture
  • Represent the team at local / Trust meetings and workshops
  • Knowledge of current policies and initiatives in relation to Home Based Treatment
  • Knowledge of assessment toos
  • Knowledge of health promotion and current research
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation
Skills and abilities Essential
  • IT skills suitable to the role
  • Time / workload management
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to deliver training sessions within the service
  • Supervisory skills
  • Reflection skills
Other requirements Essential
  • able to travel around the Trust footprint
  • Ability to work an internal rotation

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