Support Worker / Nursing Assistant

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
£ 17652 - 19020 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
11 Sep 2019
10 Oct 2019

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'

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS FT are looking to recruit a number Support Workers / Nursing Assistants across the Trust in both full and part time positions. The Trust have sites across the whole of Greater Manchester including:
  • Bolton
  • Central Manchester
  • Chorlton
  • North Manchester
  • Prestwich
  • Salford
  • Trafford
  • Wythenshawe
Support Workers/Nursing Assistants play a vital role in delivering care to the individuals admitted on to Wards. As a Support Worker/Nursing Assistant, you have the most direct patient contact out of staff on the ward and engage with the patients on a 1-1 basis or in groups.
The role of the Support Worker/Nursing Assistant is broad and varied one. Working amongst a wider team of professionals enables individuals to learn from one another and contribute to providing high levels of care.
This role includes working both day and night shifts.

Key Responsibilities of the Post:
  • Provide Safe and Effective Care
  • Treat patients as individuals
  • Engage patients in their own care
  • Strive to provide an outstanding service
  • Engage in learning and development
  • Contribute to growth through regular supervision and annual appraisal.
We offer excellent opportunities for personal and professional development via, appraisal personal development plans and training. The Team will work alongside you to enable development of the skills, knowledge and competencies that enable you to succeed in the role and further develop your career should you wish.
We would encourage applications from anyone who has direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or carer.
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an initial assessment on Friday 5th October 2019.
Those people successful on 05/10/19 will then be invited to an assessment session on Thursday 17th October 2019.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Further information is available from Apply or calling Apply

Ref: 1980887

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