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Home based treatment
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
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Trafford Home Based Treatment Team
£30,401 - £37,267 per annum
28/07/2019 23:59
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Home Based Treatment Team Practitioner

Band 6

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’

Due to a genuine occupational requirement, as per the Equality Act 2010, this post is only open to male applicants.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Mental Health Practitioner to join the Home Based Treatment Team in Trafford.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an enthusiastic and dynamic community team. Home Based Treatment Team provides an ageless service to people who live in Trafford. We provide an alternative to inpatient admission and support people with severe and acute mental health problems in their home whilst undergoing intensive treatment for their mental health needs.

Candidates will be expected to work as a keyworker providing assessments and inform treatment plans for those people under Home Based Treatment. You will be a good communicator and self-motivator who delivers high quality care. You will be expected to carry out in depth assessments in the community and you will be expected to contribute and formulate care plans and risk management plans.

You will be expected to provide specialist knowledge and application of mental health assessment and intervention with a recovery focus.

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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

Stacey Flanagan

Tel: 0161 357 1281