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Senior Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Greater Manchester Control Room Triage
Band 6
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Clayton Brook Police Control Room
Greater Manchester
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
30/04/2018 23:59

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust until 1st April 2017), provides physical health, mental health and learning disability services across the North West region. The Trust employs around 4000 staff across our sites and also has a Temporary Bank which offers the flexibility of working shifts around other commitments.

We are committed to providing safe, compassionate care and look to appoint people who are as passionate about patient care as we are.


Committed to delivering outstanding care? 

North West Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and Greater Manchester Police are pleased to invite applications from caring and committed individuals to join the newly commissioned Greater Manchester Control Room Triage Service.

This exciting new service based within the Vulnerability Support Unit of the Police Control Room, will provide the personnel of Greater Manchester Police and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service with access to advice and support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year; when they come into contact with members of the public who may be experiencing mental health issues.

Working as part of a wider multi-agency, multi-disciplinary team, the successful applicant will be based in the Greater Manchester Police Control Room to provide real time clinical advice to police officers and Greater Manchester Fire Rescuce Service personnel in order for them to make more informed decisions when dealing with members of the public in potential crisis.

We would like to hear from you if:

  • You are a registered health or social care mental health professional
  • You have good working knowledge of how health and social care services are delivered in a community setting, particularly urgent response services.
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and have experience of delivering care and working with potentially vulnerable individuals in a range of settings.
  • You are able to identify risk and support the management of risk in a proportionate and defensible manner.
  • You can identify need, assess, plan and deliver care with compassion in a sometimes pressured environment.
  • You have good IT skills.

This post is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check.  Successful candidates will either have a valid DBS check with the Trust or will be required to pay for the cost of the DBS Disclosure which is £47.50 for an enhanced disclosure and £29.50 for a standard disclosure, the cost of which will be deducted from first salary.

In addition, this post is subject to Greater Manchester Post Non Police Personnel Vetting (NPPV) - for further information visit GMP Website - Force Vetting Unit.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kirsty Simpson or Emma Dickenson, on 01925 275300, or by email or

If you have problems applying, contact

01925 664894

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