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Highly Specialist Therapist, Psychologist

Pennine Care NHS FT
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
To provide and supervise psychological assessments and evidence-basedtherapies appropriate to a specialist psychological therapy service forveterans of the British Armed Forces. To provide specialist advice,consultation, support and training to other staff working with veterans across Greater Manchester and Lancashire. To proactively support the continuing development of the MVS through increased partnership working with statutory and non-statutory organisations. To provide clinical supervision and to play an active role in service developments and governance within the service as required.

Main duties of the job

  • To be responsible for implementing a range of psychologicalinterventions for veterans, including in groups. Developing and refining formulations across a range of clients and psychological models
  • To provide assessments for specialist psychological interventions/individual therapy based on complex data from a variety of sources to veterans referred to the service. Sources of data include:observations, self-report measures, semi-structured interviews withclients, their families and other professionals involved in the client'scare.
  • To provide advice, consultation, training and supervision to other team members and other professionals working with veterans to helpimprove client functioning
  • To proactively support the continued development of the MVS through increased partnership working with other services.
  • To participate in new and innovative service developments within theservice applying sound practice-based knowledge and theoreticalframeworks.

About us

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our#PennineCarePeopleand do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see more detail in the attached job description.

The role includes tasks and responsibilities, including but not limited to, clinical duties, training and supervision, management and leadership, and research and development.

Person Specification



  • Doctorate in Clinical/Counselling Psychology or statement of Equivalence by BPS and registration with the Health and Care Professions Council OR UKCP registered therapist with core professional qualification e.g. RMN OT MHSW and Masters or Doctoral level qualification in psychotherapy. OR BABCP/BACP accredited CBT/therapist with additional training in for example EMDR/DBT


  • Demonstrable experience of delivering highly specialist psychological assessments and interventions within an NHS mental health environment.

Employer details

Employer name

Pennine Care NHS FT


Arundel House

Hollinsbrook Park



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