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Clinical/Counselling Psychologist

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum pro rata
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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We are looking for an experienced, dynamic, enthusiastic and compassionate Clinical/Counselling Psychologist to join the adult community Eating Disorder Service which is based in Salford, Greater Manchester. You will take responsibility for providing assessments and evidence based psychological interventions to clients from the Oldham, Tameside and Bury localities with a range of eating disorders. The service prides itself on delivering high quality, evidence based psychological and dietetic interventions. This post is part of current exciting developments in the community Eating Disorder Service. The service was the first in Greater Manchester to launch a FREED pathway and we have successfully recruited a Consultant Psychiatrist to enable a more comprehensive service to be provided.

Main duties of the job

You will take responsibility for providing assessments and psychological interventions to clients in the Oldham, Tameside and Bury area with a range of eating disorders. At present, team members are continuing to hybrid work and in person clinics are currently provided from our base at Salford. You will also provide clinical supervision to more junior members of the team depending on experience.

to provide a responsive and effective adult community Eating Disorder Service including FREED, SEED, Medical and Family Therapy pathways in addition to our range of core psychological and dietetic pathways.

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

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



  • Has required qualifications


  • Trained in evidence based psychological intervention for eating disorders



  • Has significant experience of delivering evidence based psychological interventions to service users



  • Understanding of/or willingness to learn the physical consequences of eating disorders

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


NHS Jobs

The Willows Centre for Health, Lords Avenue, Off Tootal Road


M5 5JR

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