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Senior Practitioner for Nursing at Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT (NHS JOBS)

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Job summary

Due to a staff member career progression within the team an opportunity has arisen to work as a Senior Practitioner for Nursing in Salford Older Adults Community Mental Health Team.

The successful candidate will provide strong and effective leadership, as well as supporting the wider management across the CMHT.

The team are looking for a Nurse who is passionate about further developing the Nursing role in our CMHT, working with our experienced and committed Nurses.

You will be working alongside the Team Manager and Senior Practitioners to deliver a quality mental health service for older adults across Salford. Service improvement and development is a focus within the team, and you will be expected to contribute to this, leading on identified projects where appropriate.

Support will be provided by the Senior Management Team within CMHT and across older adult services in Salford.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:

  1. Provide clinical leadership, supervision, support, and consultation to nursing and MDT staff in CMHT.
  2. Lead on identified projects and pathways within CMHT.
  3. Complete any delegated management duties as required.
  4. Complete line management and clinical supervision for identified staff.
  5. Manage a small caseload and provide support to other staff around complex cases.
  6. Complete RCA investigations, complaints management, audits, and requested reports as required.
  7. Participate in the BOS/BOC rotas.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

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 northwest 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.


£43,742 to £50,056 a year PA



Working pattern


Reference number


Job locations

Humphrey Booth Resource Centre

16-18 Worsley Road


M27 5WW

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached job description and person specification for full details.

Staff benefits

  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for 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 years.
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts


Person Specification



  • NMC registered


  • Experience with line managing others



  • NMC registered
  • Previous community experience
  • Leadership experience


  • Experience with line managing others



  • Previous leadership experience


  • Experience with line managing others

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Humphrey Booth Resource Centre

16-18 Worsley Road


M27 5WW

Employer’s website (Opens in a new tab)

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