This post holder will lead the Trafford Health and Justice, and St Joseph’s Mental Health Teams. The post holder will support practitioners in those teams to deliver access to mental health care for people in the criminal justice system, in the Trafford borough and to residents at St Joseph’s Approved Premises in Eccles. The post holder will support the teams clinically by holding a small number of complex cases.

The post holder will contribute to the development of health and justice care agenda within across Trafford directorate and will also contribute to the wider health and justice agenda within GMMH.

Provide operational and clinical leadership to Trafford Health and Justice, and St Joseph's Approved Premises Mental Health Teams.

Contribute to the development of the wider Community Health and Justice service to deliver accessible mental health care to people in the criminal justice system.

Develop and sustain relationships with partners with the aim of collaborating on creating and maintaining pathways for the cohort

Contribute to the good governance of mental health care for people in the criminal justice system

Participate in the division on call rota

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford, Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

See attached detailed job description and person specification:

Staff benefits

  • Pay Enhancements – 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

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