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Clinical Psychologist

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic clinical psychologist to join the Ramsgate House CMHT team in a 18.75 hours a week position. The post holder will deliver psychological interventions and support a compassionate, recovery focused, and well-functioning team.

The successful candidate will have a varied and stimulating role. They will provide direct clinical care to a set number of clients (i.e. engagement, assessment, formulation and intervention in individual and group formats), and will contribute indirectly to the care of service users under the CMHT via the provision of consultation, team formulation and contribution to MDT meetings, liaison, supervision and training sessions to non-psychology colleagues. The psychology team at Prescott House has a strong commitment to supporting MDT colleagues, also offering a reflective practice group informed by a Cognitive Analytic model, and bi-weekly mindfulness sessions.

You will be offered the opportunity to be trained in EMDR and provided with a high level of supervision to support your practice.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide appropriate structured psychological interventions to people with severe and/or very complex mental health problems (and their families), many of whom will be suffering with personality disorders and/or psychoses, within the Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs).
  • To harness and support the psychological skills of other team members in the CMHT by providing supervision, teaching, consultation, opportunities for co-working, and active participation in Care Programme Approach and other multi-disciplinary forums.
  • To contribute to the provision of rapid psychological assessments ofservice-users with complex mental health problems.
  • To provide advice on psychological aspects of risk assessment and positiverisk -taking.
  • To develop psychological formulations of service users' complex mental health problems so as to aid the team's input and management of these difficulties.

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
  • 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

Person Specification



  • Appropriate qualification


  • Further training



  • Demonstrable experience of providing CBT for psychosis, PD, and complex affective disorders



  • Demonstrable experience of psychological assessment, formulation and treatment of clients across the age range
  • Demonstrable clinical experience of delivering structured, evidence based, psychological interventions to people with severe and complex psychological problems and specifically people experiencing psychosis and those diagnosed with personality disorders.
  • Demonstrable experience of adapting psychological therapies to the needs of clients with multiple co-morbidities, including health and cognitive problems.


  • Experience of teaching/training non-psychologists.
  • Expertise in the delivery of cognitive-behavioural interventions to people suffering with psychoses or personality disorders.

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Ramsgate House CMHT

Ramsgate Street


M7 2YL

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