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Bank Mental Health Nurse - Greater Manchester

Job Introduction

We are looking for dedicated, passionate and skilled bank nurses to join our established and experienced teams across our North West services. Turning–Point, a leading Health and Social Care Organisation and a Registered Charity, offer packages of rehabilitation, treatment and care in numerous services across Manchester to individuals who have severe and enduring mental health needs. Our services offer therapeutic packages of mental health rehabilitation to those who are both informal and detained under the Mental Health Act.

We encourage everyone to reach their full potential, whilst working towards personal recovery goals. Ultimately our aim is to reintroduce and maintain daily living skills alongside the psycho-social interventions necessary to equip people to live more independently in the Community.

Role Responsibility

Working alongside full and varied multi-disciplinary teams consisting of consultant psychiatrists, doctors, mental health nurses, art therapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, support workers and project workers, and peer support workers, you will develop therapeutic relationships with service users, and help them to develop appropriate coping strategies and skills for independent living. Playing a key role in the multi–disciplinary team, you will be expected to and liaise regularly with the CMHT and lead on evidence based frameworks and treatments, including adherence to NICE guidance. For the suitably qualified and experienced individual, the professional challenges will be significant and varied.

Reporting to the Clinical Team Leader, you will work with individual’s and develop care packages and risk management plans, with an emphasis on discharge planning. You will ensure a ‘Recovery focused’ pathway is embedded in the daily routine. Working closely with the Clinical Team Leader you will ensure all aspects of Clinical Governance are adhered to ensuring the consistent provision of high quality person centered care in a recovery focused Rehabilitation Service.

On a day–to–day basis you will lead the shift and supervise, guide and mentor staff, you will engage in all audits including, Clinical Audits, Health and Safety and SU involvement and participate regularly in MDT reviews.

The Ideal Candidate

If you are someone who understands the importance of recovery and are passionate about seeing people achieve their best, then we want to hear from you. We need you to be a qualified nurse, with an understanding of recovery models/approaches and a good understanding of mental health issues and the way in which they are managed (including knowledge of the mental health act, mental capacity act and care program approach).

In return for your hard work, dedication and commitment, we can offer the opportunity to grow, learn and develop as a practitioner in an environment that is focused on recovery and collaborative MDT working.

As a bank nurse you are able to pick up shifts that fit in with your own schedule and that offer flexibility over the 7 days that the service operates.

About us

Why Turning Point?

As a leading health and social care provider with more than 300 locations across England, we take real pride in the services we offer.

Across the varied regions, sectors and settings we operate within, our organisation is held together by a shared vision – and our people are connected by the same values. These include belief in potential, confidence in communication, embracing positive change and always treating each other as individuals.

We run all of our services on a not-for-profit basis; instead, we invest every penny back into our services and people. We never stop believing in change for the better, and we work constantly to improve the lives of the people we support.

Our people bring our vision to life. So, if you are enthusiastic, motivated and committed to support others to fulfilling their potential, here at Turning Point, we don't just offer you a job – we offer you a career.


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