Bank Level 8a Highly Specialist Psychologist

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience Hourly Rate of pay is Bank level 8a
Closing date
31 Mar 2024

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Job summary

The World doesn't need Superheroes, it needs Incredible People!
  • If you are looking for an exciting role, we want to meet you!
  • Do you want to support the NHS in these unprecedented times?
  • Are you passionate about care and looking for flexible working with weekly pay and NHS pension scheme membership?
  • Do you want the opportunity to work in a large, diverse organisation that promotes values of being Caring, Open, Respectful, Responsible and Inclusive?

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) would love to hear from you, as we are seeking Bank Level 8a Psychologists with well-developed assessment skills and holistic client centred practice to join our friendly and forward thinking community team.

Are you an innovative Clinical Psychologist excited about a new way of working with the NHS? Or experienced in Neurodevelopmental Conditions looking for a new challenge in assessing autism?
  • Are you passionate about working with children?
  • Do you want the opportunity to be part of a friendly and supportive Multidisciplinary Team?
  • Do you want to be part of a team that works with a range of multicultural communities and be part of an inclusive Trust which is keen to reduce inequalities?

Main duties of the job

The roles are in Childrens and Families Division via Temporary Staffing

Come and join us to work within a developing and forward thinking Neurodevelopmental Team across Birmingham, working alongside education and local authority partners.

This is a great opportunity for committed, experienced and dynamic Clinical Psychologists to join our friendly, forward thinking childrens community Neurodevelopmental Team.

We deliver clinical excellence through the application of gold standard assessments that adhere to NICE clinical guidelines and recommended best practice. Ideally you would have CARS 2, ADOS or ADIr training or would be willing to undertake this.

It is a a friendly and supportive working environment with a strong emphasis on CPD through access to specialist clinical support, sharing good practice and effective team working

You will work as an integral part of the existing Neurodevelopmental team of nurses, SLTs, OT, clinical assistants and psychologists. Delivering assessments and contributing to diagnoses as part of the multidisciplinary team. You would be expected to liaise with the wider system across health education and social care to offer the best possible support to families of children with suspected ASD.

We value our staff and advocate career progression internally, so encourage our Psychologists to contribute to service development, where we welcome and value new ideas and experiences

About us

BCHC provide high quality community and specialist services within Birmingham and the West Midlands. We deliver over 100 clinical services, out in people's homes and in over 200 healthcare settings for adults, children, people with learning disabilities, those with rehabilitation needs and also dental services. One of our key objectives is to be 'a great place to work'enabling everyone within the organisation to be the best that they can be.

  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process.
  • Also ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully; particularly that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Visit our website further details about Birmingham Community Healthcare including our Trust valueswhich are :-
  • Caring
  • Open
  • Respectful
  • Responsible
  • Inclusive.

We look forward to receiving your application!

Person Specification

Qualifications Education


  • Qualifications Education



  • Experience

Skills/Transferable Skills


  • Skills/Transferable Skills



  • Without justifiable acknowledgement, no gaps in employment and/or no period of time not in healthcare over 18 months
  • Driving Licence and Access to Vehicle

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