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Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
NHS AfC: Band 8a
18.75 hrs
Job ref
Ol12 9RD
£40,428 to £48,514 pa
27/02/2019 23:59
Interview date

About the Trust

Formed in 2002, Pennine Care has grown to become a leading provider of community and mental health services.

Our vision is to deliver the best care to patients, people and families in our local communities, by working effectively with partners to help people to live well.

We provide services across six boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside and Glossop and Trafford – with a combined population of more than 1.3 million people.

Our 6,000 community and mental health staff work tirelessly to deliver the very best care – and provide around 2.4 million patient contacts each year. We are privileged that some of the most talented and leading experts choose to work for us.

We consider ourselves lucky to be based just a few miles from the wonderful city of Manchester. If you’re looking to re-locate, there’s no GREATER place to live and work than MANCHESTER.                                                  

Our city offers an outstanding, yet affordable quality of life. Where else does vibrant nightlife and diverse culture meet the peace and tranquillity of the rolling Pennines?

** Interviews will be held on 14th March 2019 **

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Clinical Psychologist to join the Early Intervention Team within the Specialist Services Division of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust.

The post-holder will be based within the Early Intervention Team within Rochdale, an integrated multi-professional health and social care team.     

This post offers the opportunity to provide highly specialised clinical psychology services to adults and young people experiencing severe and enduring mental illness who have highly complex psychological needs. The post-holder will require at least two years post-qualification experience of working as a Clinical Psychologist, and experience of working with adults and young people with mental illness.

The role will involve delivering multi-dimensional psychological assessments, risk assessments, formulations and a range of psychological interventions and therapy. The post-holder will be instrumental in supporting the development of a psychologically-minded workforce delivering specialist health and social care to adults and young people will mental illness, hence will require expertise in delivering psychological consultancy, training and clinical supervision. Good leadership and multi-disciplinary team skills are essential, as the post-holder will be taking a lead Clinical Psychology role within the Rochdale Early Intervention Team, under the supervision of a Consultant Clinical Psychologist within the directorate.  

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Michelle Birtwell

Rochdale Early Intervention Team

HMR Division

John Elliot Unit

Birch Hill Hospital

OL12 9RD

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 716 3181