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:
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 center for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.
An opportunity has arisen for a full time (37.5 hours) and 1 part time Band 3 Support Time and Recovery worker within the South Manchester Inpatient Mental Health Unit, Laureate House. The posts will be working on Blake ward and Bronte Ward. Blake Ward is an 8 bedded Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit for females. Bronte Ward is 31 bedded mixed acute admissions ward.
The role of the Support Time and Recovery worker is to work closely with the Nursing Team and Occupational Therapy (OT) to plan and co-ordinate a programme of activities both on and off the ward.
The role is to provide support and give time to an allocated group or individual, thus promoting their recovery and assisting them to access their community environment. This will involve working with individuals supporting them to achieve goals that they have identified as important for their recovery.
You will work with the OT and nursing staff to plan and deliver a range of therapeutic activities. You will involve other staff and service users in facilitating and co-facilitating these activities in accordance with best practice.
The successful applicant to be an excellent communicator, know how to use time effectively, to be empathetic, compassionate and have the ability to deal with situations sensitively.
The hours will be predominantly Monday to Friday however will require some weekend working with flexibility being key.
We are looking for someone who is friendly, motivated, able to work using their own initiative and someone who can work creatively to engage with others
For further details / informal visits contact:
NameCarl GaleJob titleWard ManagerEmail [email protected] number0161 2710481Additional contact information
Carl Gale (Ward Manager) tel - 0161 271 0481
Manchester, Ancoats, England, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom