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Principal Clinical/ Counselling/ Forensic Psychologist

Employer
Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Northampton
Salary
£58,972 to £68,525 a year pa, pro rata
Closing date
2 Mar 2024
This exciting opportunity open to applied qualified psychologists is to work within the county wide service of the Community Forensic Team for people requiring support for mental illness and who have committed serious offences. The postholder will provide psychological interventions and offer input from a psychological perspective to the Community Forensic Team. To work closely with the multidisciplinary team consisting of nursing staff, Occupational Therapist, social workers, and Consultant Psychiatrists.

Main duties of the job

The successful post holder will develop trauma informed practice and support the team in understanding risk. There will also be the opportunity to utilise research skills for audit, policy and service development and research within the area served by the team/service. It will also be important to work with other services across the Trust to ensure that individuals are supported for mental health problems and co-occurring risk issues. To liaise and work with other agencies such as MAPPA, probation and the police.

About us

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC registered


Desirable

  • Specialist training


Experience

Essential

  • Forensic expeirence and knowledge


Desirable

  • Specialist training


Employer details

Employer name

Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Address

Newland House

Northampton

NN1 5EB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

270-TE776-MH

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