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Senior Practitioner

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Job summary

Are you a dynamic and motivated individual with strong leadership skills with a professional registration (RMN, Social Worker, OT)?

If so Central Manchester is seeking to recruit a Senior Practitioner to join our vibrant teams.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:
  • Provide clinical leadership, supervision, support and consultation to staff in the CMHT, in line with clinical pathways and as outlined within the operational procedure.
  • Take a lead clinical role in identified clinical pathways within the service
  • Manage and evaluate caseloads in line with relevant clinical pathway, as outlined within the operational procedure and will include:
    • Assessment
    • Formulation
    • Therapeutic intervention as required
    • Signposting
    • Close working with all colleagues
    • To be responsible for a complex caseload

    Deputise for the Team Manager in his/her absence and take on any delegated management duties as required. To participate in the bronze on call rota this is subject to approval.

    About us

    Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

    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.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    See attached detailed job description and person specification:

    Staff benefits

    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

    Person Specification



    • Uk professional registration - Qualified RMN, OT or Social Worker



    • Post registration experience of working in multi-disciplinary mental health community services.



    • Evidence of clinical leadership
    • Working knowledge of safeguarding policies and procedures


    • Experience in commissioning care packages
    • Awareness of importance of staff wellbeing, including their own

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