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Consultant Psychologist - Neuropsychology

Employer
Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£78,163 to £88,884 Per annum including HCAS (pro rata)
Closing date
17 Apr 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Psychologist
Grade
Band 8C
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
To act as the strategic neuropsychology lead for North London MH Partnership. To oversee the teams providing neuropsychology services to service users, and their families and carers. To have strategic responsibility for the development, provision, and management of neuropsychology input to these services and related teams.

Main duties of the job

To act as the Neuropsychology training and education lead providing strategic leadership and governance of neuropsychology across the partnership.

To work as a senior clinician in the service, providing an advanced level of psychological expertise in assessment, advice and treatment and offering advice and consultation on clients' psychological care.

About us

The partnership between Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust (BEH) and Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust (C& I) is going from strength to strength since it was originally established in 2021 forming the North London Mental Partnership.

Why choose to join the Partnership?
  • We believe that by working together, our two Trusts can achieve more for the residents of North Central London and our patients than we can by working apart.
  • Deliver the best care using the most up-to-date practise in supporting those with mental health illnesses.
  • Transforming and creating a positive environment for our service users, staff and visitors.
  • Creating and working together to become a great place to work for all our staff.
  • We offer flexible working, a wide range of health and wellbeing initiatives, NHS Pension and so much more.
  • Generous Annual Leave Allowance
  • NHS Discounts in a large variety of retail stores and services.
  • We have excellent internal staff network support groups.


Job description

Job responsibilities

CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES

To work as a senior clinician in the service, providing an advanced level of psychological expertise in assessment, advice and treatment and offering advice and consultation on clients psychological care to referrers, non-psychologist colleagues and other, non-professional carers.

To provide highly specialist psychological assessments, using interview, formal psychometric and other assessment methods as appropriate, for clients referred.

To formulate and provide highly specialist psychological treatment and management plans for clients referred, based on NICE guidelines and other frameworks working autonomously and using the full range of clinical judgement where there is complexity that requires interpretation of standard guidance.

To make final clinical decisions for highly challenging and complex clients, taking into account the wider system.

To provide advice and information to people referred to the Psychology service to support them with adjustment to their health condition and to help them develop coping strategies to manage the impact of this condition.

To provide specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals, to assist in the formulation, diagnosis and treatment of clients.

To provide reports and communicate in a skilled and sensitive manner concerning the assessment, formulation and treatment plans of clients, including working with people with high levels of emotional distress and complex physical health conditions, interacting with their psychological presentation.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Doctoral level training in clinical or counselling psychology
  • Current registration with the Health Professions Council as a clinical psychologist or a counselling psychologist
  • Completion of further post-doctoral post-qualification specialist training in areas of practice relevant to the post


Skills

Essential

  • Advanced skills in the use of a range of methods of psychological assessment (including neuropsychological tests), intervention and consultation for the relevant client population.
  • Skills in providing consultation to other professional and non-professional groups regarding highly complex patients and in challenging situations


Knowledge

Essential

  • Significant experience of psychological assessment and treatment of clients across the full range of care settings, including community, primary care, outpatient and inpatient settings.
  • Substantial post-qualification experience working with the client group of the post and advanced, highly specialist knowledge of that group.


Employer details

Employer name

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

Address

St Pancras Hospital

London

London

NW1 0PE

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