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Senior Trial Therapist Clinical/Forensic/Couns. Psychologist (NW area) Leyland

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust Leyland United Kingdom

1 month ago

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is now established as a part of the Government's strategy, 'Best Research for Best Health'. It is committed to establishing the NHS as an internationally recognised centre of research excellence through supporting outstanding individuals, working in world-class facilities, conducting leading-edge research focused on the needs of patients and the public.

This opportunity involves travel between HMP Garth and HMP Wymott in Preston. There will be a requirement to travel to meetings in Manchester throughout the duration of the study.

The main purpose of these posts is to provide access to CBSP therapy to men detained in prison who have been identified as at risk of suicide and have been recruited into the PROSPECT study. A course of up to 20 sessions of CBSP, with sessions lasting up to 1 hour on a once or twice weekly basis.

The therapy is based on a detailed manual, and you will receive training prior to treating patients in the trial... and close supervision (group and individual) during the trial. The post holder will be expected to treat patients to an exceptionally high standard and to contribute to process evaluation that will be conducted alongside the RCT.

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over 6,400 members of staff, who deliver services from more than 160 locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford, Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and 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.

This is a unique opportunity to develop specialised treatment skills and to participate in a National Institute of Health Research funded evaluation of a new treatment for men detained in prison who are at risk of suicide.

This vacancy is offered on a full time 12-month fixed term basis. Part time working will be considered.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Rebecca Crook Job title: Study Manager Email address: [email protected]
Leyland UK

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