Assistant Psychologist - Band 5 FTC

Coventry & Warwickshire Partnership Trust
£25,655 to £31,534 a year per annum
Closing date
29 Jun 2022

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Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Band 5
Full Time
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Assistant Psychologist - Band 5

12 month FTC

Rise Primary Mental Health Service is a well-established multi-disciplinary team within Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust. We work in partnership with different providers across Coventry and Warwickshire including Coventry and Warwickshire Mind, GP surgery's, schools, children's services, and parents/carers to promote positive outcomes of mental health and emotional wellbeing for children, young people and their families. Embedded in our model are pathways that are built upon Evidence practice and ensure a supportive supervision structure that allows for effective care delivery as well as the development of staff skills and knowledge.

The post holder will be required to be involved in forming, supporting, delivering and evaluating professional and parent training .

There will be a specific focus on data collection and analysis in this role and research projects may need to be undertaken. In addition to this you will be supporting the team lead with quarterly reporting of the PMHT offer.

Please note many Trust interviews are currently taking place through Microsoft Teams, this can be downloaded either through the App Store or Google Play for use on your phone/tablet.

Main duties of the job

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Delivering training and workshops, data analysis, research projects, quarterly reporting, service user facing role

About us

If you're successful you will receive, regular management and clinical supervision, an annual appraisal and fantastic training opportunity within the Trust, universities, and the local authorities. To support your professional development there is a postgraduate 'CAMHS module' delivered at Coventry University which we encourage you to attend. We are part of the CYP IAPT initiative and work in partnership with the Reading CYP-IAPT collaborative where we have ongoing opportunities for further study. In the wider trust we have an excellent health and wellbeing support offer to staff, regular mindfulness 'pause sessions' embedded in your diary and the opportunity to request flexible working as well additional support for working carers.

Job description Job responsibilities

For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Good degree in Psychology AND Some experience of working with people in a caring role.
  • Adhering to a relevant code of ethics
Knowledge and skills Essential
  • Computer literate
  • Well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, relating to complex, highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information to clients and other professional colleagues both within and outside the NHS
  • Participate and undertake audit evaluation and research. Completed clinical audits within a service
  • Ability to function in a largely autonomous fashion, subject to suitable supervision
  • Appropriate understanding of confidentiality in a mental health context
  • Demonstrates a knowledge of the issues surrounding work and the impact it can have on mental health / benefits & employment systems
  • Some knowledge of child protection issues and other relevant legislation
Experience Essential
  • Ability to meet agreed / specified service targets. Working in a manner consistent with the service.
  • Working as a member of a team or team environment.
  • Worked in a service where agreed targets are in place demonstrating clinical outcomes
Other Essential
  • Car driver to have access to independent means of transport for work purposes and willingness to travel to locations throughout the organisation

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