Band 5 Community Psychiatric Nurse

Sale, Greater Manchester, England
M33 7TB
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
9 Sep 2021
8 Oct 2021

Job Description

Main duties of the job

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Registered Mental Health nurse to join our friendly Community Mental Health Team based at Crossgate House in Sale.

This post provides a challenging opportunity to work within an established fully integrated and supportiveteam.

You will hold and manage a caseload of service users who require care coordinationunder the Care Programme Approach. By assessing your clients and carers needs you will be able to access and sign post to a wide range of community resources and provider services available in Trafford.

You will be responsible for the running of the weekly depot clinic, managing the booking system, ordering depot medication and liaising with other care coordinators and medical staff.

Youwill receive regular clinical and managerial supervision and developmental appraisal thus enhancing your current practice and future career prospects.

Working for our organisation

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, humor 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

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
To provide skilled mental health nursing care to
people in the community.

To assume the role of care coordinator for a

To work as a member of a multidisciplinary team.

To have a theoretical and working knowledge of the
Safeguarding Adults and Children's framework.

To develop, implement and evaluate holistic
programmes of care, including the assessment of
carer's needs and assessments.

To carry out clinical and therapeutic interventions,
having regard to both legal requirements and
Trust/National guidelines.

To make a positive contribution to the development
of-mental health and social care services in Trafford.

To maintain close links with other statutory and non statutory professionals and agencies, and to be able to access resources from provider services, and to maintain good channels of communication.

To undertake the role of care coordinator inaccordance with the philosophy of the Care Programme Approach and associated Mental Health Act (1983) legislation.

To provide support to the office Duty System as required, and be able to respond to emergencies (some aspects of which, under the guidance of
senior staff).

To work with people who are on the Assertive Outreach care pathway (under the supervision of senior members of staff).

Act in accordance with practice placement standards for student nurses, liaising with link tutors from the University in the evaluation and validation
of students.

To organise and run community based depot and Clozapine clinics; playing a central role in the requisitioning or ordering of necessary equipment and medications, linking in with relevant pharmacy departments.

Have an understanding of the Local Authority Commissioning process and how to access resources.

Have the ability to review packages of care within the Care Act eligibility criteria to ensure that service users are eligible and that the package meets their eligible needs.

We are aspiring to ensure our workforce is representative of the diverse communities that we serve, and we are strongly committed to removing barriers to employment for candidates from under-represented groups, for example BAME, Disabled and LGBT+ communities. If you would like to have an informal chat about the recruitment process for this role or would value some additional support, we'd love to hear from you. Please contact Denise Gleave, Recruitment & Retention Advisor Applyor email Apply

To promote recovery through planned reductions in
funded care as appropriate

Person specification

Essential criteria

Ref: 1392264727

Job Details

Band 5 Community Psychiatric Nurse

Sale, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
£ 24.907 - 30.615 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
9 Sep 2021
8 Oct 2021

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