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Structured Clinical Management Practitioner

Pennine Care NHS FT
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
Pennine Care is committed to improving services for people with Personality Disorder in line with the GM model for treatment of personality disorder and the National Community Mental Health Framework.

A new service is being developed allied to the adult CMHT transformation to bring a more psychological approach to treatment and care.

Main duties of the job

You will work as a member of the HMR CMHT personality disorder team providing 1-1 and group interventions to service users on the Structured Clinical Management (SCM) Pathway under the supervision of the Consultant Clinical Psychologist. You will provide case management and support to people engaged with the SCM programme with relatively stable but complex presentations.

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 attached job description and person specification to support your application for this post. Please refer to the essential criteria in the person specification which will highlight the skills, knowledge and experience you will need to demonstrate in your application, by way of example, to give yourself the best opportunity to be shortlisted.

Person Specification



  • Professional qualification in health or social care (Nursing, allied health professional, social work)
  • Current registration with professional body
  • Evidence of post registration training/ development


  • Mentorship qualification



  • Demonstrable experience of working with people with personality disorder
  • Significant post registration experience working in a mental health service
  • Proven experience of completing mental health assessments, risk assessments and risk management plans without direct supervision
  • Experience of MDT and multiagency working
  • Experience of case managing service users care
  • Experience of working with service users experiencing suicidal ideation and self harm
  • Experience of working to multiagency safeguarding processes


  • Previous experience of working to a model of SCM
  • Completing Care Act assessments and commissioning of services



  • NICE Guidelines and current best practice in the management of people with personality disorder
  • STORM principles
  • Current best practice in approaches to management of self -harm
  • Trauma informed approaches to care
  • Group management principles
  • Care Act eligibility and commissioning processes


  • SCM principles

Skills and Abilities


  • Ability to work collaboratively with services users 1-1 and in group settings
  • Evidence of ability to provide specialist mental health assessment and risk assessment/ management and be accountable for decision making
  • Evidence of ability to manage a complex caseload without direct supervision
  • Ability to provide therapeutic interventions for this client group
  • Ability to communicate effectively and provide coherent reports and documentation according to Trust documentation standards.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other agencies in the best interests of the service user
  • Ability to manage own emotions in the face of others distress
  • Ability to plan own workload and prioritise without direct supervision
  • Ability to be assertive and engage in difficult conversations with clients, carers and other professionals


  • Ability to complete Care Act assessments and commission services

Employer details

Employer name

Pennine Care NHS FT


Birch Hill Hospital

Birch Road, Rochdale


OL12 9RD

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