Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Wigan, Greater Manchester, England
WN3 5NZ
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust £ 65.664 - 75.874 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 65.664 - 75.874 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
12 May 2022
Closes
10 Jun 2022

Job Description

Main duties of the job

Within inpatients we have six teams including an adult PICU, an older adult ward and three AOWA wards. We also have an Inpatient Therapy Hub team which includes psychologists of various grades 8b, 8a's and band 4 assistant psychologists, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, activity coordinators, physical health and wellbeing assistant practitioner and therapy assistants.

The CRHTT is led by an 8b Clinical psychologist, and they offer a crisis toolbox intervention via assistant psychologists. within Liaison services there is provision for an 8b psychologist and band 4 assistants.

Across all three services there is several joint objectives to skill up the workforce in brief psychological interventions, promoting least restrictive practice provide reflective practice, offer multi modal interventions, write and embed in the MDT. Evaluating small scale change is an important facet of the role and we actively promote publishing clinical outcomes in various journals.

Support and supervision will be offered by Janet Winstanley - Lead Clinical Psychologist for the Division. There will be opportunities to connect to psychologists beyond the Wigan Division to build a network of support and skills sharing.

On site there is free carparking and access to a small gym.

Working for our organisation

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 Wigan, Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford and Trafford with 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.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Offer effective clinical leadership across mental health acute inpatients, CRHTT and MH Liaison within the Wigan Division. Provision of clinical supervision to other practitioner psychologists working within these services. Lead on the sustainment, development and embedding of psychologically informed pathways. Lead on quality improvement initiatives to reduce restrictive interventions and support the system to reflect and work in a trauma informed way. Value using principals of co-design/production where appropriate.

Offer of highly specialist clinical psychology assessment, formulation and brief intervention within the inpatient wards focusing on holding of a small complex caseload. Working as a key senior clinician within relevant pathways, contributing to the wider MDT (including provision of training, supervision, reflective practice, post incident support and consultation where required). Day to day support to the psychology practitioners within the areas cited above.

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, we'd love to hear from you.

Please contact Denise Gleave, Recruitment & Retention Advisor Applyor email Apply

Person specification

Education/Qualifications
Essential criteria
  • Doctoral/Masters Degree or equivalent experience/qualification, plus further specialist training research or study, conferring advanced theoretical and practical knowledge within a specialist field of psychological therapy.
  • Registration with the HCPC


Desirable criteria
  • Additional further training and qualifications in a range of therapeutic models (e.g. CBT, IPT, EMDR, CAT) and in the use of specific psychometric and/or neuropsychological assessment tools.


Experience
Essential criteria
  • Evidence of post-qualification experience as a psychological therapist within the NHS. Experience working with a wide variety of client groups, across the whole li

Ref: 2010765768

Job Details

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Wigan, Greater Manchester, Englandd Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust
Pay
£ 65.664 - 75.874 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
12 May 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
10 Jun 2022

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