Clinical\/Forensic\/Counselling Psychologist\/Psychological Therapist

Salford, Greater Manchester, England
M6 6LD
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
18 Jun 2022
Closes
17 Jul 2022

Job Description

Main duties of the job

You will be involved with psychological input in all aspects of patient care, including assessments, formulations and interventions (individual and group). An ability to work creatively and flexibly with hard-to-engage service users will be an essential aspect of the job. Your work will be trauma informed, and might include the use of models such as CBT, CAT, Schema, Compassion Focussed Therapy, or other evidence-based approaches.

The role will also involve advising staff, facilitating reflective practice, work with carers, and collaboration and consultation with other members of the multi-disciplinary team. Youwill also be required toprovide supervision to an assistant psychologist and other team members.

Working for our organisation

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (GMMH) is one of the leading mental health trusts in the UK.

Serving a population of 1.2million people, across one of the most exciting and affordable cities in Europe, GMMH provides community and inpatient mental health care, alongside prison in reach, substance misuse services, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and inpatient perinatal mental health care.

The Trust employs around 5700 people, who make a difference across 130 locations. Staff at GMMH work to improve lives with a culture based on five core values:
  • We are caring and compassionate
  • We inspire hope
  • We work together
  • We value and respect
  • We are open and honest

GMMH is one of the most active research trusts in the UK, with one of the highest levels of recruitment to clinical trials for mental health.

We have been rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as 'Outstanding'

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
1.1 To maintain adequate electronic/paper records of clinical activities.
1.2 To furnish appropriate statistical returns as required.
1.3 To provide such information as is required for the purpose of auditing the professional service.
1.4 To maintain adequate correspondence with other professionals regarding clinical work.
2.1 To provide comprehensive psychological assessments and psycho-social formulations of people with severe and complex mental health problems so as to inform multi-disciplinary management of each service-user.
2.2 To provide appropriate structured psychological interventions to people with severe and/or very complex mental health problems (and their families)
2.3 To harness and support the psychological skills of colleagues in the team by providing supervision, opportunities for co-working, and active participation.
2.4 To develop and maintain appropriate frameworks for the provision of supervision and consultancy so as to support the psychological work of colleagues within the team.
2.5 To provide advice on psychological aspects of risk assessment and positive risk-taking.
2.6 To facilitate reflective practice groups for staff colleagues.
2.7 To develop psychological formulations of complex mental health problems so as to aid the team's input and management of these difficulties.
2.8 To participate in, and actively contribute to, the stepped-care provision of psychology services within the unit.
2.9 To promote team working and constructive relationships with other members of the ward team.
2.10 To act in the role of named supervisor for clinical psychology trainees
2.11 To provide training sessions for ward staff around relevant psychological skills
2.12 To provide the above psychological services into other GMMH rehabilitation units were required



Person specification

Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • HCPC registration as psychologist or equivalent


Desirable criteria
  • Relevant other qualifications


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Experience of working with adults with severe and enduring mental health problems.


Knowledge
Essential criteria
  • Up to date knowledge of the needs of adults with severe and enduring mental health problems


Important Information about working for GMMH:

All positions within the Trust are subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, for further information on the checks required please visit the NHS Employers website www.. Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply for posts at Greater Manchester Mental Health who have direct experience of mental health, learning disability or drug and alcohol services either as a service user or a carer.

**If you do not hold a current competency b

Ref: 1032539295

Job Details

Clinical\/Forensic\/Counselling Psychologist\/Psychological Therapist

Salford, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 1.0 - 1.0 Per hour
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
18 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
17 Jul 2022

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