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Senior Assistant Psychologist

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Salford
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum pro rata
Closing date
11 Aug 2022

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Profession
Psychologist
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Summary

We are looking for two motivated and enthusiastic assistant psychologists, who are passionate about working with people who have an eating disorder, and want to help us make a difference to the people of Greater Manchester. These are new and exciting roles within our teams, and are part of a further expansion across both services, as part of NHS community transformation plans.

There are two posts available:

- A full-time Band 5 assistant psychologist, based at The Willows Eating Disorders Service

- A part-time (30 hours per week) band 5 assistant psychologist, based at The Manchester Eating Disorders Service

As part of your application, please start your supporting statement by explaining what motivates you to work with people who experience eating disorders.

Main duties of the job

Main Duties

These roles will form an integral part of our multi-disciplinary teams, and will include providing individual and group clinical interventions. As part of this, the role will include supporting the delivery of our FREED early intervention pathway, co-facilitating psychological therapy groups, the delivery of brief manualised psychological interventions for people who have eating disorders, and supporting coordination and input of data collection across the service.



Experience in working work people who experience eating disorders is desirable, but not essential, and training and support will be provided. Successful candidates will be supervised by clinical psychologists.

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

Main Duties

These roles will form an integral part of our multi-disciplinary teams, and will include providing individual and group clinical interventions. As part of this, the role will include supporting the delivery of our FREED early intervention pathway, co-facilitating psychological therapy groups, the delivery of brief manualised psychological interventions for people who have eating disorders, and supporting coordination and input of data collection across the service.



Experience in working work people who experience eating disorders is desirable, but not essential, and training and support will be provided. Successful candidates will be supervised by clinical psychologists.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Has required qualification
Experience Essential
  • Has required experience
Desirable
  • Has desired experience


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