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Team Manager - Psychological Therapy Service

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Central Manchester
£41,659 to £47,672 a year Per annum
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

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Senior Manager
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
GMMH Psychological Therapies Division is a large IAPT reporting service for people experiencing common mental health disorders. We consist of Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, Counsellors, Mental Health Practitioners and Psychologists and work in partnership with Self Help (Services) and other Step 2 providers.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven and motivated individual to work as a Clinical Team Manager in our IAPT service. We have a permanent position available in our Central Manchester IAPT Service and a 12 month FTC available in our Wigan IAPT Service.

The FTC could be a secondment as well.

Main duties of the job

In this role you will assist with the day-to-day management and leadership of these well established services. In this role you will provide line management supervision to staff within the service and deputise for/support the Operational Manager with other aspects of service development and delivery.

You will be involved in the recruitment, training and retention of staff. You will work closely with HR to support staff within the team and to implement HR policies where required.

You will chair Team Meetings and support the ongoing development of the team through identifying learning opportunities with the wider management team.

The successful applicant will join an established management team, where they will experience close support and will benefit from ongoing training and development.

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
  • 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 Education & Qualifications Essential
  • Registered professional qualification
  • Post qualification certificate in a desirable subject
Experience Essential
  • Experience in a leadership role - providing supervision to others
  • Experience of IAPT
  • Experience in service development
Knowledge & Skills Essential
  • Full understanding of the role of a manager in an IAPT Service
  • Good knowledge of Safeguarding and Risk Management

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