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Clinical Psychologist

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Wigan
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
9 Jul 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Psychologist
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you looking for a fantastic, creative opportunity to work alongside a true Multi disciplinary team. A team that can effectively change young people and families lives.

Wigan Children's Services are developing a new multi-disciplinary Safeguarding Adolescent Service and have an exciting opportunity to recruit via GMMH a Band 8A Psychologist WTE

You will be part of Wigans ATOM service, which supports children who are on a trajectory of becoming looked after, children in fostering placements where they are likely to breakdown without intervention or supporting children to return to family-based care from residential homes.

You will be based and work within a multi-agency adolescent safeguarding hub alongside a strong team of professionals from complex safeguarding, youth justice and targeted youth support.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner that is passionate about working with and improving services for children and adolescents experiencing complex extra-familial harm and can support a team or individuals to follow your developed formulation, offer regular consultation and deliver training.

There is also the opportunity within this role to work directly with children young people and their families, including parents and carers, as part of a wider trauma informed and trusted relationships approach.

If you think you have the skills and experience and would like further information about the role please contact

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be expected to be primarily based within Wigan local authority Whilst being part of ATOM team. The role will be based with colleagues in targeted youth support services, alongside other colleagues in the council as identified in the assessed needs of the children/their family and within GMMH Manchester Rd CAMHS. The post holder will be expected to provide a specialist / highly specialist Psychology service to children and young people, their families, and carers. The post holder will provide specialist psychological assessments, formulation and therapeutic intervention for children and young people referred to the service and psychological consultation to other professionals involved in their care.

The psychologist will form part of a multi professional multi agency team that supports children young people families and their carers who are on the edge of care. The successful candidate will work closely with the senior managers local authority staff CAMHS and wider agencies to ensure a psychologically informed and trauma informed service delivery system.

We are seeking to recruit a clinical psychologist to support our ambition in creating a wraparound team of support offering:
  • Formulation
  • Consultation
  • Assessment
  • Direct and indirect intervention
  • Training
  • Clinical supervision
  • Coaching
  • Contributing to developing the right models of intervention


About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 7000 members of staff who deliver services across more than 160 locations.

We provide inpatient and community based mental health care in addition to specialist services and prison healthcare in the Bolton, Salford, Trafford, Wigan and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the worlds 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 dinning options.

We are passionate about our staff and we care and value the contribution they make to patient care and experience. We are committed to ensuring that staff have a healthy work life balance, feel safe and happy in work and have opportunities to learn and develop in a supportive and compassionate environment.

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


Job description

Job responsibilities

Full details of role and responsibility can be found in the attached 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

Qualifications

Essential

  • registration


Desirable

  • 1


Experience

Essential

  • years experience


Desirable

  • 5


Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT

Address

Wigan Locality ( base Manchester Road Ince)

Wigan

WN2 2JA



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437-6338232

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