Community Psychiatric Nurse

Salford, Greater Manchester, England
M6 6LD
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
12 May 2022
Closes
10 Jun 2022

Job Description

Main duties of the job

Duties will include the organisation and delivery of depot , lithium and Clozapine clinics. Having oversight of the physical health agenda and have a defined caseload and work within the recovery model using a wide range of evidence based holistic assessments and interventions.

You will hold a caseload of non complex service users, including those treated with depot medication, clozapine and lithium.

Ramsgate House is keen to support the development of all nurses , encouraging career progression within the team and being fully supportive of preceptorship nurses .

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, across one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside prison in reach, substance misuse services, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and inpatient perinatal mental health care.

The Trust employs around 5700 people, who make a difference across 130 locations. Staff at GMMH work to improve lives with a culture based on five core values:
  • We are caring and compassionate
  • We inspire hope
  • We work together
  • We value and respect
  • We are open and honest

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.

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 provide skilled mental health nursing care to service users.
  • To manage a caseload of service users with mental health problems.
  • To assess, develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care under supervision of the Senior Practitioner for Nursing.
  • To act as care coordinator within the CPA framework thereby meeting the needs of service users and carers.
  • Undertake risk assessment and management of individuals presenting at risk of vulnerability, self-harm or risk of physical, sexual, emotional harm to others.
  • Be expected to undertake assessments, in line with Mental Capacity Act 2007, Safeguarding Adults and Mental health Act
  • Undertake Mental Health Nursing Assessments as requested i.e. Local Authority Panel requests, Salford PCT Continuing Care assessments.

Person specification

Skills
Essential criteria
  • RMN


Desirable criteria
  • Venepunture training


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Experience of working with service users with mental health difficulties


Desirable criteria
  • Experience working in MDT / Community setting
  • Previous experience adult mental health


Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Continued professional development


Important Information about working for GMMH:

All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, for further information on the checks required please visit the NHS Employers website www.. Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester Mental Health who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer.

**If you do not hold a current competency based qualification and or the Care Certificate, you will be expected to complete an appropriate Apprenticeship in Healthcare with GMMH.**

The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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

**Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received**

Ref: 243921804

Job Details

Community Psychiatric Nurse

Salford, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 25.655 - 31.534 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
10 Jun 2022

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