Clinical Psychologist/Psychological Therapist

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackley, Manchester
Salary
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
29 Jun 2022

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Profession
Psychologist
Service
Community
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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Manchester Early Intervention in Psychosis Service currently supports approximately 600 Service Users and families across the city of Manchester.

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled and motivated Clinical Psychologist/Psychological Therapist to join our service.

Main duties of the job

The successful applicant will join a capable, supportive and compassionate team who are dedicated to facilitating high quality evidence based psychological interventions for our service users and their families.

As well as working alongside therapy colleagues within an environment that we work hard to ensure is enjoyable, you will be one amongst 30 MDT colleagues who are dedicated to working alongside people experiencing psychosis related difficulties for the first time.

If you are interested in applying or want to hear more about the role/talk to myself or colleagues, then please feel free to apply or get in touch to discuss further.

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

To carry a caseload of clients and deliver evidence based psychological assessment and interventions to individuals, families and groups.

To provide psychological assessment of clients based on the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of psychological data from a variety of sources. This will include use of specific validated self-report measures, rating scales, observation and interview.

To use judgement in formulation and implementation of plans for the clients care, and to design and implement specific evidence-based therapy programmes, drawn from a range of empirically supported theoretical models of therapy.

In conjunction with other members of the multi-disciplinary team, to undertake risk assessment and risk management for all clients, and to provide general advice to other professionals on psychological aspects of risk assessment and management.

To communicate complex and potentially emotive information regarding the clients condition, treatment and prognosis, directly with clients, carers/relatives, and other healthcare professionals (subject to ethical boundaries of confidentiality).

Person Specification Clinical Qualifications Essential
  • Experienced in the application of cognitive-behavioural approaches to people with psychosis and/or their carer's
Desirable
  • Experienced in the application of cognitive-behavioural approaches to people with psychosis and/or their carer's
Clinical Qualifications Essential
  • Experienced in the application of cognitive-behavioural approaches to people with psychosis and/or their carer's
  • Experienced in the application of cognitive-behavioural approaches to people with psychosis and/or their carer's


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