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CYP-IAPT CYWP Pathway Unit Lead & Tutor

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
3 Apr 2023

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We are seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced Practitioner with a recognised postgraduate qualification from a CYP-IAPT Training course or recognised Core profession in Child Mental Health. The successful candidate must have extensive relevant clinical experience.

The specific role is to act as a Senior Tutor/Lecturer and Unit lead for the Child and Young Person's Wellbeing Practitioner (CYWP) training programme based at the Psychological Therapy Training Centre (PTTC). The course will be moving from Certificate to Diploma level in the next year and the successful candidate will be expected to play a key role in this development.

The GMMH Psychological Therapies Training Centre (formerly CBT Training Centre) is renowned for providing extremely high quality training to students in CBT and other evidence-based psychological therapies across the North West region and beyond. We have been delivering postgraduate clinical skills training across a number of psychological therapy modalities for the last twenty years.

Main duties of the job

To undertake Unit Lead responsibilities: taking the lead in a discrete area of course delivery and development. To provide specialist teaching, tutorials and other support for trainees undertaking the CYWP postgraduate training programme. To assist in the delivery, development and evaluation of the CYWP training programmes.

Liaising with programme lead, programme administrator, service supervisors / other tutors, other administrative staff of the Psychological Therapies Training Centre, other programme leads, trainees participating in the programme and their managers as appropriate.

The CYWP Training programme delivers high quality training on a national curriculum of evidence based Low Intensity Psychological Therapies . It is part of the Government's response to create significant additional capacity in children's mental health provision.

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

  • To undertake Unit Lead responsibilities: taking responsibility in a discrete area of course delivery.
  • Provision of specialist teaching and training for trainees on the CYWP / EMHP Post Graduate and Graduate programmes.
  • Facilitate trainees understanding in the application of theoretical principles to clinical practice.
  • Provision of academic advice in tutorials to facilitate the development of trainees theoretical knowledge and academic skills.
  • Liaise with service managers and supervisors across the region to ensure consistent work practice support for trainees in place.
  • Contribute to marking submitted academic and clinical work for the low intensity PG/G Diploma & Certificate programmes, in conjunction with the Programme Leads and other staff.
  • Assist in ensuring the academic and personal needs of students are met via the maintenance of appropriate academic and pastoral tutoring systems.

We are aspiring to ensure our workforce is representative of the diverse communities that we serve, and we are strongly committed to removing barriers to employment for candidates from under-represented groups, for example BAME, Disabled and LGBT+ communities. If you would like to have an informal chat about the recruitment process for this role or would value some additional support, wed love to hear from you. Please contact Denise Gleave, Recruitment & Retention Advisor 0161 358 1448 or email

Please see 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
  • Qualified in High or Low Intensity CBT Informed Therapy
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent
  • Qualification in teaching or training
  • Qualification in LI supervision
expereince Essential
  • Experience of delivering LI CBT informed training
  • Extensive experience of working in the field of Child Mental Health
  • Experience in LI supervision
  • Experience in delivering LI interventions

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