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Mental Health
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
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Copeland Ward
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum
26/07/2019 23:59
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Staff Nurse

Band 5

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’

Copeland Ward is an inpatient rehabilitation unit based on the Meadowbrook site in Salford, with a client base 15 mixed gender of working age . All clients at Copeland Ward have severe and enduring mental health conditions and often have concurrent poly-substance use histories. Accordingly, the client group are deemed to have very complex and challenging needs.

The post holder will contribute to the assessment of service users, and help deliver collaborative personalised interventions that are service user, carer and quality focused. Through their interventions they will deliver high level, quality care and evidence-based interventions within a multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will be responsible for delivering and maintaining high standards of clinical care within the wider team.

The role focuses upon collaboratively enabling and assisting service users to meet daily health, social care and well being needs, in line with personal recovery goals, and facilitating engagement with mainstream services. Applicants will have a proven track record of motivating and engaging service users. They will be able to clearly articulate how recovery principles assist in enabling social reintegration, in particular the use of Recovery Star, and must be able to demonstrate this within mental health on their application form, in order to be considered for interview.

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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

Alison Hodgkiss



Claire Demaine


Tel:0161 358 2404