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IAPT Team Manager

Salary: £31,365 per annum
Working hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract length: 2 x permanent, 1x fixed term (Maternity Cover)
Holidays: 25 days per annum, pro-rata (rising to 30 days after 5 years)
Based at: Talking Therapies Manchester, Oakland House, M16 0PQ. Travel to other locations in Manchester will be required.

We are looking for motivated IAPT Team Managers to join our expanding Talking Therapies service in Manchester.

Permanent contract: the post-holders will line and case manage a team of PWPs, eTherapy Coordinators and Counsellors delivering a range of NICE approved low intensity interventions for depression and anxiety disorders.

Fixed term contract: the post-holders will work within the Talking Therapies Manchester service; managing practitioners within both the Hub and Core team. This will include facilitating line management and case management. They will work alongside the service manager to support team members to deliver the service to a high standard. The role will involve supervising staff, ensuring practitioners are supported and confident in their roles. The role will also have an emphasis on developing and maintaining relationships with the Manchester NHS Mental Health Service, and the other third sector mental health organisations across Manchester. The post-holder will be competent in assigning clients to the most appropriate service (provided either by Self Help or externally) to meet the client’s needs, whilst also working within the stepped care model.

The successful candidates will be skilled in delivering low intensity therapy, highly motivated with the ability to organise and prioritise their own workload and will have successfully completed an approved IAPT PWP Post Graduate Certificate. An IAPT/counselling supervisor qualification is desirable. The willingness/capability to successfully complete the IAPT supervisor course is essential.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is Sunday 20 June at 11:59pm, however, please be aware that the post may close early. Applications received after this time will not be considered.

Interviews will take place on Monday 28 June 2021.

Permanent contract

Fixed-term contract

If you need the application form in an alternative format, please contact our HR Team.


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