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Advanced Practitioner

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£41,659 to £54,619 a year Per Annum
Closing date
20 Mar 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the team as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner.

The successful applicant will be a Registered Mental Health Nurse with considerable clinical experience.

The post holder will be an active senior leader for the inpatient service, offering leadership and guidance to the wider team and will be involved in service development work. You will provide clinical interventions and work closely with the team to give clinical direction and oversight, provide supervision and develop a training program for the inpatient clinical staff.

A thorough understanding of the Mental Health Act, Mental Capacity Act and Human Rights Act will be essential to the role as these will provide the framework for all consideration.

Main duties of the job

  • Practice at an advanced clinical level and exercise high levels of judgement, discretion and decision-making in clinical care.
  • Provide clinical leadership, expert practice, advanced knowledge, and strategic direction on all aspects of adult acute mental health at Meadowbrook.
  • Providing clinical leadership and management leading to the provision of safe, quality, effective care.
  • Improving workforce knowledge and practice through the provision of an inpatient education and training
  • Leading improvements in the quality of care and safety through service development, evaluation and audit.
  • To participate in the divisional local on call manager rota.

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, 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

For more detail, please see attached job description for detailed role and responsibilities

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 Discount

Person Specification Education/Qualifications Essential
  • Professional qualification RMN/Part 2 NMC
  • Master level qualification relevant
  • Extensive experience in clinical roles within mental health
  • Extensive experience within inpatient mental health services
  • Qualifications in Project Management / change management / Quality improvement
  • Non medical prescriber
Knowledge Essential
  • Extensive knowledge of psychological, social and biological factors and formulating these into a comprehensive bio-psycho- social formulation and risk management plans.
  • Facilitate a culture of life long learning including involvement in the process of clinical supervision
  • Knowledge and understanding of current evidence based practice in relation to service users with difficulties managing emotions / diagnosis of personality disorder.
  • Teaching qualification
  • Clinical supervision/mentorship training
Work Related Experience Essential
  • Able to lead on a series of audits, action plans and projects simultaneously.
  • Experience of leading complex RCA, complaints and HR investigations
  • Audit and RCA training

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