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Clinical Psychologist

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
3 Jul 2023

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 8A
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit a Clinical Psychologist to join the Bradford and district community health team for adults with learning disabilities.The service is a friendly and well established multi-disciplinary team. You will provide a psychological service to adults with learning disabilities both directly and indirectly with families and carers. You will work collaboratively with colleagues and other agencies to meet the needs of people with learning disabilities providing consultation, supervision and training, as well as helping promote the implementation of psychologically informed care. There are opportunities for training and development within the department and the successful candidate will be supported to develop their interests.

The post is advertised as full time but part time hours will be considered.

This post can be offered as a preceptorship (7/8a) post for final year trainees due to qualify in autumn 2023.

Closing Date: 2nd July 2023

Shortlisting Date: 3rd July 2023

Interview Date: 19th July 2023

Main duties of the job

  • Provide specialist evidence based psychological assessment, formulation & therapy, making autonomous clinical decisions about own professional practice.
  • Provide clinical leadership, supervision, consultation and advice on psychological therapies.
  • Provide clinical consultation and advice to healthcare professionals across all localities.
  • Support adherence to relevant NICE guidance and clinical governance arrangements.
  • To ensure the clinical effectiveness of own practice and of service functioning by undertaking research and development activities relevant to the service area.
  • Work with the Team/Clinical Manager on service development, leading research and development activities.

About us

Everything we do is underpinned by our core values: -

We Care - We act with respect and empathy, and always value difference

We Listen - We understand people's views and respond to their individual needs

We Deliver - We develop and provide excellent services and support our partners

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and home lives and support staff by offering a fantastic range of benefits including :

Increase mileage rates for > 3500

A wide range of health and wellbeing support packages

A range of internal and external development and learning opportunities

Plus many more.

We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

BDCFT is dedicated to environmental and social sustainability by delivering on the commitments within our Green Plan. All staff are actively encouraged and supported to participate in training and to identify and implement sustainable quality improvement across all service areas and activities.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please read the attached Job description and person specification for more information about this role.

Person Specification



  • Doctoral training in psychology


  • Supervision training



  • Post qualification experience as a psychologist
  • experience working with people with a learning disability


  • Involvement in developing training/teaching

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust



44 Queens Road



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