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Clinical Psychologist/ Psychological Therapist

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated, ambitious, and enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist or Cognitive Behaviour Therapist to join our Early Detection and Intervention Team (EDIT) in Salford. You will work alongside colleagues to provide evidence based therapeutic interventions to individuals at risk of developing a first episode psychosis. You will contribute to the assessment of individuals referred to EDIT and will receive training and supervision in using specialist assessment tools. The role also involves working collaboratively with colleagues in EDIT and Early Intervention (EI) team to review referrals in MDT meetings.

You will participate in service-related activity including research, service evaluation and audit activities, and will receive supervision from a Clinical Psychologist.

Main duties of the job

The EDIT team support individuals 14-35 years old who are at risk of developing a first episode psychosis. The post holders will be expected to deliver psychological interventions to individuals at risk of developing a first episode psychosis. You will also be responsible for assessing individuals referred to EDIT using the Comprehensive Assessment of At-Risk Mental States (CAARMS). You will contribute to MDT referrals meetings supporting the wider MDT to make decisions about referrals into the service. You will participate in service-related activity including research, service evaluation and audit activities. There is opportunity to contribute to and attend Psychosocial Intervention training sessions delivered across EDIT and EI. The role can involve liaising with colleagues across other services. The team often have trainee Clinical Psychologists on placement and so there is opportunity to contribute towards their learning and development.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400members 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



  • Clinical Psychology Doctorate or CBT qualification



  • Experience of working with service users experiencing a First Episode of Psychosis or experiencing an At Risk Mental State

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Salford EIT

7 Wesley Street


M27 6AD

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