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Community Mental Health
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
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Kath Locke Centre
£37,570 - £43,772 per annum
21/07/2019 23:59
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Senior Practitioner for Personality Disorder

Band 7

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, the Trust employs around 4750 people who make a difference across 130 locations. Situated in 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.

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’

An opportunity has arisen to join a busy, diverse and dynamic Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) for adults in Central Manchester. Central West  is a well established multidisciplinary CMHT in Central Manchester providing mental health care for residents of the area with severe and complex mental health needs.

The successful candidate will be required to fulfil the role of Senior Practitioner for Personality Disorder, delivering care and interventions (Structured Clinical Management) to a designated caseload of people with Personality Disorder, participate in supporting the team manager including line management of a designated group of staff, deliver supervision and training specific to Personality Disorder and support the day to day running of the CMHT.

The successful candidate will have an important role in developing the service across Central Manchester and linking in with wider Trust strategies for Personality Disorder, developing their own professional and personal development and will be supported to access training relevant to the role. 

The successful candidate will be expected to work 9-5, Monday to Friday though will also be required to participate in the Bronze on call rota.

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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

Bernie McMahon - Operational Manager

Tel: 0161 271 0176