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Trauma Informed Care - Trust Lead

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pro rata
Closing date
23 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
GMMH are seeking to appoint a clinician to lead the development of the trust plans to be more trauma informed and trauma responsive. This is an opportunity for an experienced and skilled clinician to become involved in the strategic planning of the organisation, influencing the future direction. A key objective of the Trauma Informed Care work will be to research trauma informed care principles and set out a plan for the trust to deliver systems change across the organisation.

Main duties of the job

The role will support staff across the trust to implement Trauma informed and responsive approaches. The role will involve advising on TIC best practice, TIC communication across the trust, co-ordinating TIC action group meetings, and supporting services to change practice, using Quality Improvement methodology.

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.

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

The successful candidate will ensure that the lived experience of people using GMMH services is embedded into the trusts TIC work. The post holder should have significant clinical experience of working with people who have experienced trauma, a strong ethos of partnership working and an understanding of working within a multiagency system. They will also be required to liaise and work with Trust Executives, NHS England team, and the GM TIC partnership group.

Please see attached 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

Qualifications & experience


  • Relevant Qualification relating to TiC
  • Clinical trauma care experience
  • Organisational change relevant experience
  • Change management experience
  • Team communication skills
  • TiC knowledge within NHS systems
  • IT competence
  • EDI principles and compassionate leadership


  • Experience of developing and delivering training
  • Experience of line managing / supporting colleagues to develop

Reflective abiltity


  • Ability to communicate reflections and learning in writing in clear and concise manner

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


GMMH Prestwich Site

Bury New Rd


M25 3BL

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