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Child Psychotherapist / Clinical Psychologist

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bolton
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum pro rata
Closing date
21 Dec 2023
This is an exciting opportunity to join a new and developing team.

The post holder will be based in Bolton Parent and Infant Relationship Service (PAIRS) which is a Parent Infant Mental Health (PIMH) service located in Greater Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust, Bolton CAMHS Service. PAIRS has been commissioned to provide a clinical service and also provide strategic leadership, training and workforce development in the perinatal period up until the child's 2nd birthday across the borough.

The service has good working relationships with the Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Teams, Maternity Services, Children's Centres, Adult Mental Health, Specialist Perinatal Community Mental Health Services, Voluntary sector and Children's Social Care, etc. Bolton PAIRS provides a clinical service, training, consultation, and supervision across the large multi-agency network of mixed professionals.

Main duties of the job

  • Ensure that interventions are planned in an integrated and co-ordinated manner particularly where dependent on other external agencies identified through supervision or complex case discussion.
  • To provide specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation, from a psychodynamic perspective to other professionals, to assist in the formulation, diagnosis, management and treatment of clients.
  • To provide reports and communicate in a skilled and sensitive manner concerning the assessment, formulation and treatment plans of clients.
  • Following consultation be responsible for developing care packages including assessing, planning, intervention and evaluation. Ensuring active involvement of parents and infants
  • To provide specialist psychotherapeutic assessments of referred families and identify collaboratively the most appropriate treatment for them
  • Participate in the development / delivery of a programme of training for other professional groups working in parent infant mental health service
  • Lead on programmes of audit and research within the team and implement the findings
  • Lead on areas of service development
  • Deputise for the Team manager / Clinical Lead in their absence
  • To provide Clinical Supervision both internally and externally
  • To contribute to the training experience of trainee Child Psychotherapists / Clinical Psychologists as appropriate.


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

The role of the Child Psychotherapist / Clinical Psychologist in the PAIRS team is to ensure delivery and development of a high-quality parent infant mental health service which is underpinned by a psycho-analytical framework to compliment the range of psychological/therapeutic services within the multi-disciplinary service working from families from conception up to the age of 2 years.

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

Essential

  • Masters level preclinical training at a Association of Child Psychotherapists recognised training school - post graduate doctoral level training in clinical child psychotherapy at a training school accredited by the Association of Child Psychotherapy or Association of Child Psychotherapists Statement of Equivalence OR Doctoral level Clinical Psychology accredited by BPS / HCPC


Desirable

  • Pre-qualification training and qualifications in relevant fields in health, social care or education settings


Experience

Essential

  • Experience of specialist psychotherapeutic assessment and treatment of families as a full member of a multidisciplinary team located in community, primary care, outpatient or inpatient setting .


Desirable

  • Experience of working with families ante / perinatally


Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT

Address

Bolton CAMHS, RBH

Minerva Road

Bolton

BL4 0JR



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