Clinical Psychologist

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
11 Jul 2022

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Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
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This post is part of the neurodiversity service, and will involve working with young people and their families who have been referred to see if they have a diagnosis of ASD or ADHD. The role sits in a busy assessment team and is supported by an MDT and other Clinical Psychologists. We have access to support for newly qualified Clinical Psychologists and have access to the wider post qualification training for Clinical Psychologists network.

Main duties of the job

We are currently seeking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist who has experience working with children with neurodevelopmental conditions to join our Hull and East Riding Autism and ADHD assessment team.

The post holder will have the opportunity to work alongside other psychologists in the neurodiversity service, assessing young people who are referred to the service as well as consultations and training to other agencies where required. If you have relevant skills and experience with assessment in autism and ADHD, we would be delighted to hear from you.

This role is part of our neurodiversity service, consisting of Nurses with a broad range of specialities, Art Therapy, Psychology and Psychiatry. You will have the opportunity to work as part of an MDT and be part of the wider service and link in with other psychologists working across the child speciality.

We also have a strong focus on evidence based practice and are working towards the use of routine outcome measures. There is a commitment to ongoing staff training. We are also working towards having more participation from young people and their families in directing service development.

About us

As a teaching Trust we work closely with our academic partners, including Hull University, nurturing and developing a workforce of Clinical Psychologists and other health and social care professionals of the future. We recognise the positive value of diversity and promote equality and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.

We particularly welcome applications from disabled and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates as BAME and disabled people are currently under-represented throughout the Trust.

We are recognised by Stonewall, Europe's leading LGBT rights organisation, as a Diversity Champion and are committed to improving employment opportunities for LGB and Trans and non-binary candidates.

We are a member of the Disability Confident Employer benchmark and have made a positive commitment to employing disabled people and guarantee to interview all disabled candidates who meet the minimum essential criteria for the role as set out in role profiles.

Job description Job responsibilities

The role includes assessment of young people for ASD and ADHD, working as part of an MDT, contributing to audit, service evaluation and research as well as being part of a wider psychology network.

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