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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Band 8a

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Mental Health Nurse
Band 8a
Full time: 37.5 hours per week (happy to discuss flexible working)
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Central Manchester both Rawnsley building and Kath locke Centre
£44,606 - £50,819 per annum
01/03/2020 23:59

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’

This exciting new post  will  work  across two busy central Community Mental Health Teams in the heart of Manchester supporting the delivery of safe, effective patient care for individuals with severe and enduring Mental Health problems.

The role will include supporting the simplification of accessing team assessments and continuing to support the duty system and team zoning.
Embedding CPA in a meaningful and holistic way and working with GP's primary care and carers of service users.

Developing strong links with GP's and referrers , phone calls, attending surgeries, meeting outside agencies, running clinics and assessing , diagnosing, prescribing and managing care autonomously.

Overseeing the teams physical health agenda engaging with other agencies and third sector to support patients in there physical and mental health recovery. Providing clinical leadership and management as part of the MDT team in two CMHTs. Leading improvements in the quality of care and safety through service development, evaluation and audit.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Astrid Sarsfield - Service Manager Central Urgent Care & Community

Tel: 07776204871




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