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Programme Lead SMHP and PGDip CBTpd&pb

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£58,972 to £68,525 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

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Mental health, CBT therapist
Band 8B
Part Time

Job Details

To lead and co-ordinate the delivery, development and evaluation of the year one Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Psychosis and Bipolar Disorders (CBTp& b) and Personality Difficulties (CBTpd)

Main duties of the job

To operationally lead, coordinate and develop the PG Dip SMHP programme and pathway.

To deliver line management and supervision to other engaged in the delivery and evaluation of the SMHP programmes and pathway and to ensure they have the support structures in place to meet their professional accreditation requirements.

Develop and co-ordinate the teaching programme in line with national developments.

Oversee and participate in the teaching and supervision of specialist CBT in liaison with the Director of Adult Programmes.

Maintain and develop the evaluation plan for the SMHP programme and pathway to demonstrate its impact on levels of competency, degree of clinical application of skills and relevance to work settings.

For further information on the main duties of the job, please see the attached job description and person specification.

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

  • 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 Discount

Person Specification



  • Qualification in one of the main mental health, health or social care professions with significant post qualification experience in mental health relevant settings
  • Masters level qualification or post qualification training and experience equivalent to this


  • Recognised teaching qualification
  • BABCP Accreditation as a trainer and supervisor



  • Sufficient years post qualification experience in relevant mental health settings to have developed the competencies required for the post.
  • Track record of successful development and delivery of training programmes in CBT/ CT for anxiety & depression, SMHP and other project leadership
  • Substantial experience of delivering highly specialist CBT training and supervision to a range of other professionals including use of standardised CBT measures of competency


  • Experience of programme development in the context of Higher Education



  • Advanced knowledge of the theoretical basis of CBT for anxiety and depression & SMHP


  • Knowledge and understanding of national policy and strategic context of SMI IAPT

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Harrop House, Prestwich site

Bury New Road


M25 3BL

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