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RGN Barton Moss

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

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CBT therapist, Community mental health nurse
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful applicants will assist in the overall delivery of care to patients within the Primary Care department of Barton Moss Secure children's services. You will be responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care. The post holder will at all times comply with the NMC Code of Conduct, relevant legislation policies and procedures.

The post holder will be required to work 9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday, but flexible working may be required to meet service need. In addition there is an on call rota for new admissions - Saturday and Sunday (9am - 5pm).

This will also include some occasional cover for Marydale Lodge SCC as part of the joint healthcare contract.

Main duties of the job

To provide a Primary Healthcare provision to the young persons in the Secure Childrens Estate. This will involve screening of primary health needs, assessments, working closely with the visiting GP, liaising with the residential team whom look after the young people 24/7.

The post holder will work closely with all members of the MDT in Healthcare, developing interventions for the young people during their stay in the Homes.

You must have been in the UK for 12 months prior to applying for this post and be able to provide a 6 year address history to be able to complete the prison clearance.

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 addiction 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 job description for a list of duties - the role is continually developing as the the presentation of the young people arriving into the Homes changes.

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 Essential
  • Registered with the NMC
Experience Essential
  • A knowledge of working with young people
  • Working within a CAMHS team
Post Registration Development Essential
  • Evidence of post registration development
  • Evidence of additional study after registration
Skills and Abilitiess Essential
  • Post holder able to provide packages of care to young people in liaison with the MDT.
  • The post holder must be able to engage with the young people to ensure effective monitoring of risk/mental health and recognise early warning signs of relapse.
  • Is able to work independently, monitoring own caseload.
  • Has been involved in the development and implementation of change within a service.
Other Requirments Essential
  • The post holder will be required to travel between units so having the means and skills to do this is essential.

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