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Clinical Psychologist 8A / 8B

Employer
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bridgwater
Salary
£47,126 to £53,219 an hour per annum, pro rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2022

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Profession
Psychologist
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Clinical Psychologist - Ash Ward

Would you like to work for an award winning trust?
  • CPD (continuing professional development) Support available - CPD workshops
  • Various study days of different care models available (suited to your interests/needs)
  • Hours can be flexible (to be discussed)

We are looking for an experienced clinical psychologist who is interested and in working with males at Ash ward a 12 bedded low secure service in Somerset located within easy reach of the M5 and Bridgwater train station.

Please note - this role is suitable to a Band 8a or Band 8b.

The role will be integral to the assessment and formulation of care for our patients, risk management and promoting independence and recovery.

We are looking for someone with excellent clinical skills able to think creatively and work well within a team. The role will include prioritising clinical need for interventions, managing own workload as an integral part of the assessment and formulation for the care of our patients, management of risk to others primarily and promoting recovery.

You will be expected to provide 1-1 patient sessions and provide staff group supervision, support, and play a part in staff development.

We will support you to develop as a clinician and as a clinical leader, through management and clinical supervision, through access to a wide network of clinicians to challenge and encourage you, and through a personal development plan.

Main duties of the job

This service is part of the South West Provider Collaborative therefore this role sits within a wider framework.

We would be happy to consider combining this role with another similar role in the trust if you're interested in full-time hours (to be discussed).

We are looking for someone with excellent clinical skills able to think creatively and work well within a team. The role will include prioritising clinical need for interventions, managing own workload as an integral part of the assessment and formulation for the care of our patients, management of risk to others primarily and promoting recovery.

If you'd like an informal discussion around this role, please do reach out to: Dr Sonia Oyervides - Clinical Psychologist

sonia.oyervides@somersetft.nhs.uk / 01278 454238

About us

The Somerset NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health services to the people of Somerset. Our aim is to provide the best possible service to individuals and encourage independence and recovery of those with mental health problems.

Somerset is an unspoilt rural and picturesque county with a population of just over half a million. It has a long coastline and wide range of attractive scenery including the Mendip and Quantock Hills and the grandeur of Exmoor contrasting with the flat wetlands and peat areas of the Somerset Levels.

We are committed to ensuring you have continuing professional development!

Job description Job responsibilities

To provide psychological interventions for the patient group of Ash ward to include formulation, risk assessment and planning of care.

To support junior staff with supervision/reflective practice.

(Please refer to the Job Description attached)

Person Specification Knowledge and experience Essential
  • Achieved grade/years experience
  • Experience of risk assessment
  • Experience of formulation
  • Experience of supporting junior staff
Desirable
  • Experience of multidisciplinary working


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