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Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology - CNRT and CSNRT

Employer
Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rochdale, and Bury
Salary
£43,742 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Psychologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

We are excited to be recruiting into this new permanent full time Band 7/8a Clinical Psychologist/Clinical Neuropsychologist post to supportneurological rehabilitation patients in the HMR CommunityNeuro Rehabilitation Team (CNRT) and the Bury Integrated Team (CSNRT). Please note: applicants must have completed at least the first year of the PGDip in Neuropsychology to be considered for an 8a position. Funding arrangements are in place for the PGDip and successful completion of the first year of the course allows you to be considered for the 8a position.

The HMR CNRT and the Bury CSNRTs are welcoming, ambitious and enthusiastic teams with a wealth of expertise. There is a focus on multi-disciplinary working and goal setting to achieve the best outcomes with the patients and their support systems. The teams provide assessment and intervention for people across Rochdale and Bury who have a broad range of neurological conditions and acquired brain injuries.

Main duties of the job

To provide clinical psychology/neuropsychologically-informed assessments, formulations, and interventions for persons referred to the HMR CNRT and Bury CSNRT for MDT input. This includes individuals with a wide range of neurological conditions and acquired brain injury.

To support the CNRT and the CSNRT in working with these client groups.

To monitor outcomes with clients.

To support research, audit and service evaluations within the 2 teams.

To provide training to other members of the MDTs.

You will join one of the largest Neuropsychology teams in the country. We are a group of highly committed and supportive clinicians who work across inpatient, outpatient and community settings supported by an excellent administrative and managerial team.

The person will benefit from the supervision structure and peer support of the department and the additional CPD opportunities afforded here.

We are looking for a proactive and creative individual who has a keen interest in clinical work and in developing evidence based, inclusive clinical neuropsychology services.

About us

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust (NCA) provides hospital and integrated health and social care services to over one million people living across Greater Manchester. Our 20,000 colleagues care for people in hospital and in the community, working across Bury, Rochdale, Oldham and Salford, to save and improve lives. As a large NHS trust we are committed to enhancing the health of our local population by delivering consistently high standards of care and working closely with local authorities and key partners. We believe in our power and potential to make a difference and we're always looking for people who demonstrate our three

core values - care, appreciate and inspire - to join our team. In return, we can offer you a job role with purpose and flexibility. The size and scale of the NCA means we can provide more challenge and opportunities so your career can always be moving in the right direction. By joining us you can also access a competitive benefits package, including, a fantastic annual leave allowance, flexible working opportunities and protected hours for health and wellbeing activities, helping you to achieve more personal downtime and a betterwork-life balance.

We are currently in process of updating our values. For the latest information

around our values and behaviours, please visit our careers website

https://www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

Job description

Job responsibilities

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading.

You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website: www.careers.northerncarealliance.nhs.uk

In line with the Trusts Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Person Specification

Qualifications / Accreditation

Essential

  • DClinPsy
  • HCPC registered


Desirable

  • PGDip Neuropsychology - 1 year completed
  • Additional academic qualification (e.g. diploma, research MSc, PhD)


Experience

Essential

  • Previous experience of work in a neuropsychology service
  • Neuropsychological assessments
  • Cognitive interventions
  • Applying therapy in neurological populations
  • Mental capacity assessments
  • Adapting communication
  • MDT working
  • assessment and therapy with complex mental health conditions


Desirable

  • Previous experience of patients undergoing rehabilitation and exhibiting challenging behaviour
  • Previous experience of providing clinical supervision for Assistant Psychologists or Students
  • Prior experience of service development.
  • Prior experience of research activity.
  • previous experience of work within a specialist epilepsy or functional neurological conditions service


Employer details

Employer name

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

Address

HMR CNRT, Commnuity Hub and Bury Integrated Community Team (CSNRT), Bury

HMR Community Services, Rochdale Infirmary, Whitehall St and Bury Community Team

Rochdale, and Bury

OL12 0NB

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