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Clinical Neuropsychologist/Psychologist

Employer
North Bristol NHS Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£43,742 to £57,349 Per annum, pro rata - dependent on experience
Closing date
28 Dec 2023

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Profession
Mental health, Psychologist
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for a budding or established Clinical Psychologist / Neuropsychologist to join a large Neuropsychology department at Southmead Hospital with links to the University of Bristol Neuropsychology courses.

This is a one-year fixed term opportunity in Bristol, up to 30 hours per week on band 8a, or up to 34 hours per week for early career applicants at band 7. The post is primarily in the General Outpatients Neuropsychology service. This service receives referrals from a wide range of sources, including GPs, Neurologists, Neurosurgeons, Neuropsychiatrists, Oncologists, and AHPs. You will join a large, friendly, supportive and welcoming Neuropsychology department comprised of 13 Clinical Neuropsychologists/Psychologists and 9 Assistant Psychologists in 5 services (General Outpatients, Neurosurgery, Cognitive Disorders, Stroke and Community Head Injury).

We will consider applications from newly qualified individuals and those working toward joining the Specialist Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists and looking for a fixed-term or part-time secondment to enhance their skills and range of experiences.

Please contact us if you have any questions at all.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide a comprehensive outpatient neuropsychology service (e.g., diagnosis, formulation, recommendations to patient, carer, or other professionals, intervention and recommendations)
  • Communicate with service users, carers and other health professionals regarding the neuropsychological aspects of a person's care via individual sessions, discussion and formal reports, as appropriate.
  • Manage, plan and prioritise a clinical caseload
  • Engage in individual supervision with a senior Clinical Neuropsychologist
  • Engage in peer supervision via colleagues in the Neuropsychology department and obtain the required Continuous Professional Development hours
  • Work with Assistant Psychologists


About us

The postholder will be part of the Department of Neuropsychology, which is a large neuropsychology department providing an array of services within the neurosciences across a number of care pathways.

As part of a friendly, supportive and highly experienced team the postholder will be well supported in their role and have opportunities to develop their practice, complete further training and undertake service relevant research.

The department works in partnership with the University of Bristol in the delivery of Clinical Neuropsychology training and postholders will be supported to engage in further training as appropriate.

Broadly the department adopts a scientist practitioner approach to clinical practice and we strive to provide the most patient centred care we can.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the Job Description for full details.

There is a Job Description for the band 8a role, and there is Job Description at a band 7 level if you wish to view it.

All applications will be considered and you do not need to choose a band level when you apply.

Person Specification

Clinical Experience

Essential

  • Neuropsychology Experience
  • SRCN


Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust

Address

Southmead Hospital

Bristol

BS10 5NB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

339-SRD4046

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