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Counsellor

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
GMMH Wide - Manchester
Salary
£33,706 to £40,588 a year per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2022

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Profession
Counsellor / Psychotherapist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust is currently looking for an enthusiastic qualified Counsellor to join their IAPT services and deliver Psychological therapies in Manchester.

Main duties of the job

The post available is for an appropriately qualified Counsellor. The Counsellor will be part of an Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) pathway located within Psychological Therapies Services providing clinical interventions to local populations.The post holder will work with clients who have a range of Anxiety and Depression related problems collaboratively using evidence based intervention. The post holder will work with the diverse residents of Manchester, which includes people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary.The posts offer an unparalleled opportunity to consolidate clinical skills in relation to a wide range of presenting, and sometimes complex issues. You will join a friendly and supportive team ofPsychological Therapists/Clinical Psychologists, Counsellors, Cognitive Behaviour Therapists and IAPT Therapists delivering psychological assessments and psychological therapies in South Manchester. The team is also supported by Mental Health Practitioners.You will need to be flexible and adaptable, responding to the fluctuating needs of the local population and the changing demands of the national IAPT performance framework. As part of our drive to improve access to therapy some evening working is anticipated.There are excellent opportunities for continuing professional development and clinical supervision.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

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 northwest 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

The post holder will work with clients who have a range of Anxiety and Depression related problems collaboratively using evidence based intervention.

The post holder will work with the diverse residents of Manchester, which includes people with different cultural backgrounds and ages, using interpreters when necessary.

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 Qualifications Essential
  • Achieved as per spec
Desirable
  • Additional Modality Training
Experience Essential
  • Has worked in an IAPT service
Desirable
  • Expereince of supervising others


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