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, across 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.
The Trust employs around 4750 people, who make a difference across 130 locations. Staff at GMMH work to improve lives with a culture based on five core values:
- We are caring and compassionate
- We inspire hope
- We work together
- We value and respect
- We are open and honest
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 Band 2 support workers, to apply for a post to work on Bronte ward. Bronte ward is a 31-bedded mixed acute mental health ward based at Laureate House, Wythenshawe Hospital.
We are looking for highly motivated individuals who have a keen interest in mental health. Successful applicants will be able to demonstrate sound values and patient centred care, which promotes dignity and effective therapeutic engagement. Staff will provide the highest standards of nursing care, through empathy and understanding of acute mental illness and associated social issues. Successful applicants will provide routine care and support to people experiencing mental health problems, under the direction of the registered nurse.
Successful applicants will receive both managerial and clinical supervision, in addition to training and a range of development opportunities through our Learning and Development Department.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Amanda Jackson (Ward Manager), Emma Fisher (Charge Nurse) or Lucy Ralphs (Charge Nurse) on Apply