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EDI & Anti Racism Tutor- University of Leeds

Employer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Leeds
Salary
£45,585 to £54,395 a year
Closing date
20 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

Job Details

Clinical Psychology Anti-Racism Lead

We are looking for an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist to work as an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Tutor on the team, with a particular responsibility to coordinate anti-racism activities across the programme.

Leeds has a longstanding and highly regarded clinical psychology training programme. We are a close knit, friendly and supportive team, with excellent links with clinical psychology and expert by experience colleagues in West Yorkshire, and academic colleagues in the Institute for Health Sciences.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in clinical psychology training is a national and local priority, and this post is based in the new inclusion team on the programme.

The clinical psychology training programme is committed to diversity, and is supported by our host Division and School, the only Medical School in the UK to hold a Gold Athena SWAN award for Gender Equality.

The postholder will have a remit to build on what the programme has already achieved in this area, and establishing sustainable changes to be incorporated into the programme in the future. They will coordinate anti-racism aspects on the training programme, including teaching, mentoring, curriculum review, community outreach, support for trainees and selection. They will also have a role in broader consultation with local stakeholders.

Main duties of the job

Your main duties will include:

To work with the inclusion team on the programme, and to report to the PPD & Inclusion director

To coordinate anti-racism initiatives on the programme including:

o mentoring programme for aspiring clinical psychologists from the global majority

o curriculum review

o supporting trainees impacted by racism

o community outreach

o changes to selection processes

o training for trainees, staff and supervisors

To contribute to the evaluation of different initiatives

To engage with stakeholders including:

o trainees

o local aspiring clinical psychologists from under represented communities

o clinical psychologists and service leads

o the DClin team

o service users and carers

To link with national initiatives in clinical psychology training via the Group of Trainers in Clinical Psychology

To link with other EDI initiatives at the University of Leeds

To attend the DClin programme inclusion group

To report on anti-racism and other EDI initiatives at the Programme Management Committee

To join regular team meetings

To pursue, develop and take forward pedagogic developments relating to anti-racism, EDI, and learning and teaching on the clinical psychology training programme

To engage in knowledge transfer and continuous professional development, and maintain registration with the HCPC

See advert for full details

About us

Additional information

Find out more about the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

Find out more about Athena Swan in the Faculty of Medicine and Health.

Find out more about Leeds Institute of Health Sciences.

Working at Leeds

Find out more about the benefits of working at the University and what it is like to live and work in the Leeds area on our Working at Leeds information page.

Candidates with disabilities

Information for candidates with disabilities, impairments or health conditions, including requesting alternative formats, can be found on our Accessibility information page or by getting in touch with us atdisclosure@leeds.ac.uk.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Clinical Psychology Anti-Racism Lead

Clinical Psychology Training Programme

Division of Psychological and Social Medicine

Faculty of Medicine and Health

We are looking for an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist to work as an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Tutor on the team, with a particular responsibility to coordinate anti-racism activities across the programme.

Leeds has a longstanding and highly regarded clinical psychology training programme. We are a close knit, friendly and supportive team, with excellent links with clinical psychology and expert by experience colleagues in West Yorkshire, and academic colleagues in the Institute for Health Sciences.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in clinical psychology training is a national and local priority, and this post is based in the new inclusion team on the programme.

The clinical psychology training programme is committed to diversity, and is supported by our host Division and School, the only Medical School in the UK to hold a Gold Athena SWAN award for Gender Equality.

The postholder will have a remit to build on what the programme has already achieved in this area, and establishing sustainable changes to be incorporated into the programme in the future. They will coordinate anti-racism aspects on the training programme, including teaching, mentoring, curriculum review, community outreach, support for trainees and selection. They will also have a role in broader consultation with local stakeholders. The postholder will also be expected to work with the inclusion team on the programme, and to link in with other initiatives at the University of Leeds, and with other clinical psychology training programmes regionally and nationally.

We welcome and encourage applications from all clinical psychologists. For this role we would particularly encourage applications from, but not limited to Black, Asian, people who belong to a minority ethnic community, as this group is underrepresented in the Profession. We will select the best candidate solely on the basis of merit and ability to do the job.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • UK recognised qualification as a Clinical Psychologist (current HCPC registration & eligibility for/possession of chartered clinical psychology status)
  • A qualification at doctoral level (D.Clin.Psychol PhD)


Experience

Essential

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including written and ability to present to an audience
  • A sensitivity to the experiences and needs of trainees from the global majority
  • A good understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion in action and the relevant legislation
  • Knowledge of the clinical psychology training context
  • The ability to build trust to ensure engagement and commitment, and to treat staff fairly, with respect and dignity
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure in a complex environment
  • The ability to contribute to management and administrative processes and structures, including managing resources and/or staff.


Desirable

  • Knowledge of the research on disadvantage in higher education for applicants from the global majority, and the impact on clinical psychology
  • Proven ability to translate excellence in research and scholarship into learning opportunities for students.


Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Address

University Of Leeds

Woodhouse Lane

Leeds

LS2 9JT

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