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Full Time
Central, Manchester
£37,570 - £43,772 / year
NHS Band 7/8A

Job Description

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’


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Practitioner to join the Home Based Treatment Team in Central Manchester.

You will be a clinical lead within this progressive and forward thinking community team. You will be a senior team member, leading within Multi-disciplinary team meetings, and on clinical decision making within the service. You will support junior staff through supervision and service development.

Key duties will include:

  • Overseeing the clinical management for the patients, reviewing the practice of other staff.
  • To develop and maintain relationships and pathways with other services.
  • Act as a Gatekeeper, reviewing referrals for acute care.
  • To participate in the 'Bronze on Call' Rota for Central and North Manchester
  • Requirement to support team manager in leadership duties and to act-up for team manager in their absence.

We have a culture within the service of staff development and progression. We strive to be a supportive team, identifying your career goals and supporting you to work towards them. We are a dynamic team and progressive and ever developing to ensure the care we deliver is to the highest standard.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Donna Fletcher , Bola Soboyejo or Sophie Noble

Telephone number [Click here to apply]




**Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received**

Important Information about working for GMMH:

All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, for further information on the checks required please visit the NHS Employers website.

NHS Jobs/TRAC -(Recruitment Systems) – If your application form has been submitted on NHS jobs, we will need to transfer your personal data information (application form) from NHS Jobs to upload into TRAC systems.

GMMH have made the Apprenticeship Promise and as part of that promise will consider all Band 1 to 4 vacancies as Apprenticeship Opportunities. 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.

**If you do not hold a current competency based qualification and or the Care Certificate, you will be expected to complete an appropriate Apprenticeship in Healthcare with GMMH.**

The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.




Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.




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Reference Number

437-2010317

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