Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health services and community services for more than one million people in Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Heywood, Middleton, Stockport, Trafford, Tameside and Glossop. The Trust’s Headquarters is based in Ashton-under-Lyne, ten miles north east of Manchester city centre.
In July 2008 we became the 100th NHS Foundation Trust which provides greater freedom to tailor our future plans to best meet the needs of the communities we serve and be more accountable to local people.
The Trust provides support to all new starters, in patient facing roles bands 1 to 4, to successfully complete the Fundamental Care Certificate standards relevant to their role. The certificate provides knowledge and skills to enable staff to perform safely and effectively.
The Trust is committed to improving the working lives of our employees. We actively promote equal opportunities, flexible working & staff support
We are committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare of children & vulnerable adults & expect all employees & volunteers to share this commitment. Appointments to regulated activities will require an enhanced DBS disclosure
Everything we do is underpinned by five meaningful CARES values:C
These shape how we work, define what we stand for and show everyone what Pennine Care is all about.
The Trust reserves the right to close this post once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointmentInterviews to be held on Friday 3rd and Monday 6th August 2018
Following significant additional investment within mental health liaison services across Greater Manchester there is an exciting opportunity to join the mental health liaison services within Oldham. You will be working as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide an effective and efficient response to referrals from the Emergency Department and Medical wards at The Royal Oldham Hospital.
You will assess individuals mental health, risk manage, support and appropriately refer on and signpost patients who come through the services within the general hospital. You will be working with a wide range of individuals of all ages, experiencing mental health crises and co-morbid physical and mental health problems.
As part of this dynamic and progressive multidisciplinary team you will also ensure the development of effective interfacing between teams, other mental health services and agencies such as the POLICE, NWAS and local authority.
Within the mental health liaison service you can expect professional support and development in this exciting and challenging area of work. If you are an experienced mental health practitioner who holds professional registration in health or social care, who has a passion for working in an autonomous role with a wide range of people across all ages, including later life this is an opportunity to be part of some exciting service developments.
These posts will be worked on a shift basis with 24 hour working required including bank holidays and weekends.Interviews to be held on Friday 3rd and Monday 6th August 2018
For further details / informal visits contact:Claire Warhurst / Lesley Williams - Service Managers Apply Apply All new starters to Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust who are appointed to a post which requires a Disclosure Barring Certificate check (DBS) will be recharged for the full cost of the check. Substantive staff can choose to spread the cost over their first three months’ salary or pay the full amount from their first months’ salary. Members to the Trust bank must repay the full amount from their first pay. The Trust encourages all staff and bank workers to register with the DBS update service at an annual cost of £13, for bank members this is obligatory. The cost of an enhanced DBS check is £44 and for a standard check £26, both attract an administration charge of £3.50.
- Priority will be given to applications from NHS employees with an at risk status
- This post is on PCFT T&C's. If you are an internal employee currently on transferred T&C's and you are voluntarily applying for this post please be aware that should you be appointed the T&C's of this post will transfer to PCFT.
- Applicants will be informed about the progress of their application following shortlisting. Applicants who clearly demonstrate the criteria listed in the person specification will be shortlisted for interview.
- You will be contacted via email.