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 substance misuse services across the North West.
The Trust employs around 4750 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. 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'
We currently have vacancies for Registered nurses in Mental Health and Learning Disabilities.
Band 5 Staff Nurses are active members of the ward team who will deliver effective care and treatment to service users whilst playing an integral role within the multi-disciplinary team. You will act as Primary/Associate Nurse to a number of service users within a medium or low secure environment. Staff nurses will assist in the smooth co-ordination and running of the ward. We require dynamic individuals with a genuine interest and positive attitude who wish to pursue a challenging career in forensic nursing. We offer excellent opportunities for personal and professional development via, appraisal personal development plans and training.
For newly qualified Band 5 nurses, we provide additional and bespoke support during the preceptorship period to ensure that individual needs and objectives are achieved. Our Practice Development Nurse will work alongside you to enable development of the skills, knowledge and competencies that you need to successfully complete your preceptorship and to feel confident and assured in your role as Nurse in Charge and Primary Nurse on a ward.
From January 2018, we are excited to be providing a 6 week introductory course for all of our new B5 nurses and successful applicants can choose from Psycho Social Interventions (PSI) or Dialectic Behavioural Therapy (DBT). These sessions aim to provide an awareness of these interventions and their use within secure services. The sessions will be run in-house and we will be involving service user experts in their delivery.
We are passionate about improving and promoting staff health and well- being. All Staff are able to use the unit gymnasium and sports hall at specific times free of charge.
The Directorate delivers both medium and low secure care and treatment to patients based at the Prestwich site, providing over 200 in-patient beds for both men and women. The Directorate also has a female inpatient service based at Wentworth House in Eccles.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Job Title: Operational Manager
Contact Number: Apply