Community Mental Health Nurse/Care Coordinator in Manchester

Location: Manchester
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: Greater Manchester Mental Health
Job Hours: Full-time

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Job overview

Central Later Life CMHT are looking to recruit a Band 6 Community Mental Health Nurse to join a busy Multi Disciplinary Team. The post offers the opportunity to work within the CMHT and the Memory Assessment/Treatment Service. Full training will be provided around the Memory Assessment pathway.

There is the opportunity for professional development within this role.

Regular Management and Clinical Supervision is provided.

Main duties of the job

An opportunity has arisen for a qualified and experienced individual to join a busy and vibrant Community Mental Health Team for Later Life based in Central Manchester. 

The successful candidates will be required to fulfil the role of a CPN as part of a multi-disciplinary team; the care co-ordinator role is an essential component of the role. The team operates from Chorlton House, 70 Manchester Rd, Chorlton-Cum- Hardy, Central Manchester.

You will be responsible for the management of a case load of clients with complex functional and organic mental health issues and associated social care issues, for which risk assessment and risk management is an essential requirement. In addition you will also assess people with memory problems and offer support following diagnosis. You will also participate in the Duty rota

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our vibrant, forward-thinking team. Opportunities for development within the role are available.

Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over  6,400  members of staff, who deliver services from more than  160  locations.

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, humour 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

Please see attached job description and person specification

  • Staff benefits

    Pay Enhancements – 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 yearsExcellent pensionCycle to work schemeSalary sacrifice car schemeWellbeing programme
  • Person specification


    Essential criteria

  • Professionally registered
  • Experience

    Essential criteria

  • Experience of developing and delivering packages of care to support service users.
  •  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.

    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.

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