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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Mental Health
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week (Happy to discuss flexible working)
Job ref
Trust wide
Trust wide
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum, pro rata
28/02/2020 23:59
Interview date

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’

Spring into action as a GMMH nurse!

Why choose us?

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford and Trafford and offer a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond. We also provide Health and Justice Services in a number of custodial settings.

We have excellent opportunities to develop your nursing career with personal and professional development plans that enable you to grow and stay within the Trust.

We welcome applications from both RMN’s and RLDN ‘s, whether newly qualified or with years of experience.

If you are a dynamic individual with a positive “can do” attitude who wants to make a difference and pursue a rewarding career we want to hear from you!

What makes us special?

Our people are passionate, patient focused, positive individuals, who are committed to working together to help people live well.

We provide additional and bespoke support during the preceptorship period to enable you to develop the required skills, knowledge and competencies needed to succeed and feel confident in the role as Nurse in Charge and Primary Nurse on a ward.

Band 5 Nurses are active members of the ward team who deliver effective care and treatment to service users whilst playing an integral role within the multi-disciplinary team and are key players in service development for the specific client group and participate in specialist training and research opportunities.

We offer a great working environment, supportive managers, great teams and an attractive range of benefits.

Interview will be scheduled on Saturday 7 March 2020 at our Trust Recruitment Event at the Curve, Prestwich hospital where you will be able to state your preferences for location / service.

Closing date: Friday 28 February


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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

Denise Gleave  - Recruitment and Retention Advisor

Helen Murtagh - Unit Manager


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