Duty Worker (Community Mental Health Nurse)

Sale, Greater Manchester, England
M33 7TB
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
21 Jul 2021
Closes
19 Aug 2021

Job Description

Main duties of the job
  • The post holder will coordinate CMHT duty service. This involves management and triage of referrals into service, planning and providing timely assessments and interventions and responding to duty calls from referrers, service users, carer and other providers. The post holder will clinically manage the referrals and assessments in line with the clinical pathways within the CMHT operational procedure.
  • This also includes respecting the individuality, values, culture and religious diversity of clients and colleagues and thus contributing to the provision of a service sensitive to these needs.



Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2million people, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside substance misuse services across the North West.

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.

The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.

We have been rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as 'Outstanding'

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • To demonstrate high-level communication skills.
  • To utilise highly developed interpersonal skills including specific skills to facilitate effective communication when there are barriers to understanding e.g. sensory or cognitive impairment or in a hostile, antagonistic or highly emotive situation.
  • To establish and maintain robust communication networks with clients, carers, and other health care workers and numerous external agencies. To establish and maintain good working relationships with GPs. To promote awareness of the role of CMHT within local service area/team, GP practices and the wider community.
  • Be a full member of the multi-disciplinary team (MDT).
  • Accept referrals from agreed agencies in accordance with agreed operational procedures. Effectively manage own caseload.
  • Undertake assessments of clients as part of the CMHT duty system in accordance with agreed operational procedures.
  • Assess, care-plan, provide interventions and evaluate and record community mental health nursing delivered to clients on own caseload. Provide specialist mental health nursing assessments as required in line with operational procedures.
  • To promote positive mental health and physical care to clients in all situations.
  • To encourage and support clients to collaborate in their treatment programme and recovery.
  • To encourage self-help as much as possible, promoting the maintenance of skills and independence in clients.
  • To support health promotion and act in a consultative role/advisor to other community services/agencies and personnel in relation to individual clients and their mental health issues.
  • To undertake and record comprehensive risk assessments, devise and implement risk management plans for clients at risk of vulnerability, self-harm or risk of physical, sexual or emotional harm to others, using the agreed Risk Assessment Tool.

Person specification

Essential
Essential criteria
  • Education / Qualifications - Registered mental Nurse compliant with requirements for NMC registration.
  • Experience - Minimum 2 years post registration clinical experience.
  • Experience -Experience of working within a multi disciplinary team.
  • Experience - Knowledge of requirements under the Care Programme Approach.
  • Experience - Effectively manage own caseload.
  • Experience - Good Knowledge and application of Risk Management.


Desirable criteria
  • Education / Qualifications - Education and Mentorship Module ( or willingness to undertake)
  • Experience - Ability to conduct first line assessments for individuals newly referred into the service, utilizing a biopsychosocial framework.


essential
Essential criteria
  • Knowledge •Good Knowledge off Adult Safeguarding Procedures. •Good knowledge of Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act.


Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge -Know

Ref: 870695512

Job Details

Duty Worker (Community Mental Health Nurse)

Sale, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
21 Jul 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
19 Aug 2021

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