Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health, learning disability, and autism services to people across Greater Manchester and beyond. They serve a population of 1.3 million. More than 3,600 dedicated and skilled staff deliver care from 88 different locations in five boroughs: Their mental health teams provide care and treatment for people with mild to moderate conditions such as depression, anxiety or dementia, or more serious mental health illnesses such as schizophrenia and bi-polar disorder. They run Talking Therapies (psychological therapies), drug and alcohol services, psychiatric intensive care, rehabilitation services, military veterans’ services and many more.

Values & Vision

Their vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in their communities.

Their purpose is to maximise people’s potential to live more rewarding lives and to create a great place to work.

Their values are kindness, fairness, ingenuity and determination.

They believe that care and compassion underpin everything. This means they:

  • Support and care for the people they work with and for
  • Champion great team work
  • Always respect others

They treat everyone fairly. This means they:

  • Empower and involve others in decisions
  • Are accountable and honest for their actions
  • Work towards a fairer society by being inclusive and challenging stigma

They are resourceful and innovative. This means they:

  • Are creative and solutions-focused
  • Are curious to continuously improve
  • Enthuse and support people to bring about positive change

They are courageous and ambitious for what they can achieve together. This means they:

  • Aim high
  • Are tenacious and confident
  • Learn from mistakes

Where to find Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Living in Manchester

Less than half an hour from both stunning scenery and Manchester city centre, Bury could be the perfect location for a family home. The popular suburbs of Prestwich, Whitefield and Ramsbottom offer quick access to city life and the region’s rugged countryside. Bury is surrounded by a number of small, traditional villages scattered across the stunning fields.  The quaint cobble-stoned village is home to some of the areas most historic buildings, such as Hey House, dating back to the De Trafford family in 17th century.

Surrounded by the majestic Pennines and wedged between two scenic stretches of river, Oldham is a Greater Manchester town (and borough) that boasts big city connections with slower-paced suburban living. One of the biggest draws of Oldham is its choice of affordable housing, its easy access to Manchester city centre, and its proximity to some of northern England’s most stunning natural beauty.

Less than 10 miles northeast of Manchester and around 5 miles north of Oldham, Rochdale offers great local amenities and leisure facilities and provides a more affordable alternative for homebuyers priced out of some of Great Manchester’s more expensive suburbs. Whether you’re looking for everyday essentials or a spot of retail therapy with a bite to eat thrown into the mix, Rochdale delivers the goods.

Stockport is transforming into one of the most sought-after places to live in the North West, from its vibrant town centre overflowing with quirky independent shops, to the abundance of local parks, green-spaces and gardens – all within close proximity to Manchester City Centre, Manchester Airport and even the Peak District. So, here’s everything you need to know about being a ‘Stopfordian’.

The Tameside area is made up of a series of small towns and villages to the east of Manchester. To the north east of the borough lies the popular village of Mossley with its rural feel and spectacular views across the Pennines. Further south, to the east of Tameside’s principal town, Ashton-under-Lyne, you’ll find the affluent historic market town of Stalybridge which boasts fine Victorian architecture and plenty of amenities. Also popular is the attractive town of Hyde which straddles the M67 directly south of Ashton offering a good range of spacious detached houses in leafy surroundings.

Bury, Greater Manchester