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Clinical Psychologist

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pro rata
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time

Job Details

This is a great opportunity for a part-time clinical psychologist to join our Greater Manchester Student Universities Mental Health Service.

Our team includes a collection of capable and compassionate staff who are dedicated to supporting mental health needs of our students. We have a strong focus on staff well-being within the team and know the importance of facilitating an enjoyable and supportive working environment.

The post holder will be based in Crawford House at University of Manchester but will work with students presenting with a range of more complex Trauma difficulties from across the region

Main duties of the job

We are a collaborative, multidisciplinary team who aim to provide a values and evidence-based, NICE concordant package of care to our students. We actively seek to engage, assess, intervene and support students in their mental health needs. As a psychologist or psychological therapist, helping our students to make sense of their experiences and progress in their recovery is challenging, fascinating and rewarding work.

The students referred to our service all present with complex mental health needs often with ongoing risks. Common themes include histories of neglect and abuse through childhood and adulthood, drug/alcohol misuse, severe mental illness e.g. Bipolar Disorder and psychosis, and current self-harm/suicidal ideation. They are frequently exhibiting symptoms associated with complex trauma presentations including difficulties with attachments and emotional regulation

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

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 post holder is primarily responsible for providing assessment/therapeutic intervention

Although the post holder will be primarily responsible for providing psychological input to students they will function as an integral member of the services multi-disciplinary team, and will on occasion support care coordination, crisis management and other tasks that will support us to provide the best possible service to our clients.

In conjunction with other clinical psychologists/psychological therapists working within the service, the post holder will contribute as appropriate to the provision of individual and group evidenced based interventions.

The post holder will contribute to the supervision and development of other staff.

The post holder will work within the policies, procedures and guidelines of the for Greater Manchester Mental Health Foundation Trust

The post holder will plan and organise their work schedule and tasks within the parameters of the Job Plan agreed with the Operational Manager.

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

Professional Qualification


  • achieved grade

Mental Health Experience


  • Years experince

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Crawford House

Crawford House Booth Street East Manchester M13 9EP


M13 9EP

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