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Clinical Lead Psychologist - Mental Health Liasion

Bolton, Greater Manchester, England
£ 52306 - 60983 Per year
Part time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
16 May 2019
14 Jun 2019

Job Description

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 substance misuse services across the North West.
The Trust employs around 4750 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. This puts our staff and service users at the leading edge of new mental health treatments.
The Trust provides a range of specialist services including prison in reach across the North of England, a specialist centre for mental health and deafness and in patient perinatal mental health care.
We have been rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commission. Our substance misuse services and leadership were rated as 'Outstanding'

This is a unique opportunity to provide maternity leave cover for the substantive post holder and gain experience of a clinical lead role within the Mental Health Liaison Team within Bolton. This post is for 0.6 wte for a minimum of 9 months.
The MH Liaison team, previously known as Rapid, Assessment, Interface and Discharge (RAID) service is a specialist multi-disciplinary mental health service within the acute hospital in Bolton. It specialises in understanding the link between people's physical and mental health, supporting the assessment, formulation, diagnosis and management of individuals of all ages who attend A&E, or are admitted to hospital and who might be experiencing mental health difficulties.
A Clinical Lead Clinical Psychologist post has been integral to the development of this service and forms a core part of the MDT. The team works closely with Bolton hospital healthcare staff to ensure that physical and mental health care is as joined up as possible.
The psychological resource within the team ensures:
    • Case formulation and complex case formulation leading to discharge planning and management plans, including management of frequent attenders.
    • Ward based brief Interventions e.g. CBT informed interventions and solution focussed therapy, in accordance with the stepped care model.
    • Psychological contribution to and enhancement of MDT working.
    • Psychologically informed case supervision and application of psychological approaches to enhance staff capacity to cope with the pressure and stress of liaison working.
    • Contribution to the development of psychological mindedness of the Liason team and wider teams within Bolton acute care trust.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Zandra Bamford (Consultant Clinical Psychologist)Apply
Jade Moore (Team Manager)Apply

Ref: 1693897

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust - 14 jobs
This job was posted to Psychology in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England

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