Mental Health Practitioner

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
23 May 2020
21 Jun 2020

Job Description

Manchester Psychological Therapy Service is a large IAPT reporting service for people experiencing common mental health disorders. We consist of Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, Counsellors, Mental Health Practitioners and Psychologists and work in partnership with Self Help (Services) and other Step 2 providers.

Our service is committed to reducing the suffering caused to our population by anxiety- and depression-related problems regardless of chronicity, severity of distress or functional limitation. Though the service is long established and valued, it has continually evolved. Most recently going through considerable transformation which has seen the incorporation of our complex case psychology service within an IAPTplus pathway.

We are seeking to permanently recruit enthusiastic, flexible, reflective people. We want people who work well within a team, who share the values embedded within the NHS constitution, and are confident in their ability to contribute to the demonstrated effectiveness and acceptability of our service.

If this sounds like you, then you will have the opportunity to be employed within the Central, North, or South MPTS teams; all now part of the Primary Care Psychological Therapy Division within Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust. You will therefore benefit from being part of a professional organisational structure within a large Foundation Trust and part of a more local integrated network of mental health and wellbeing services.

The successful applicants will join an experienced group of staff and benefit from close support of newly established Clinical Leads and an expanded management team. There are excellent opportunities for shared learning, reflective practice and continuing professional development.

We are committed to creating a culture which promotes staff wellbeing. We support flexible working arrangements and have an extensive range of employee benefits including:

- Salary sacrifice schemes including Childcare and Car, Cycle to work scheme
- Discounts and savings at a number of high street and online retailers through Apply
- Cashback on purchases through Apply.
- Discounts in local shops and outlets
- Employee Assistance Programme

**Please note, this vacancy may be closed at any time if sufficient applications have been received**
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.
NHS Jobs/TRAC -(Recruitment Systems) - If your application form has been submitted on NHS jobs, we will need to transfer your personal data information (application form) from NHS Jobs to upload into TRAC systems.
GMMH have made the Apprenticeship Promise and as part of that promise will consider all Band 1 to 4 vacancies as Apprenticeship Opportunities. 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 based qualification and or the Care Certificate, you will be expected to complete an appropriate Apprenticeship in Healthcare with GMMH.**
The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Ref: 2422658

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