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Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Employer
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Hull
Salary
£40,057 to £45,839 a year pro rata
Closing date
8 Aug 2022

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Profession
Counsellor / Psychotherapist
Service
Rehabilitation
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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We are delighted to advertise a full time band 7 Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to work for the Specialist Treatment and Recovery Service (STaRS) providing a psychology provision as part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team and the integrated psychology hub. This is a permanent, full time post.

You will be working according to the principles of Psychologically Informed Environments (PIE) and trauma-informed approaches. You will be part of the Specialist Treatment and Recovery Service (STaRS) covering both inpatient and community mental health rehabilitation services. You will be offering formulation lead interventions to adults aged 18-65. This will include indirect and direct working with service users; training and supporting staff teams and evaluation.

Please see additional information document for information on the wider service.

Main duties of the job

  • To ensure the systematic provision of a high quality clinical service to clients of the STaRS service, by being accountable in own area of responsibility and providing strong, effective professional direction, ensuring the delivery of evidence based, bespoke, tailored psychological interventions and practice.
  • To be part of the MDT, offering psychological assessment, formulation and intervention to service users and their families in the Hull and East Riding area.
  • To be part of a wider collective of psychologists working in the system - within the Making Every Adult Matter cohort, developing PIE and trauma informed approaches.
  • To provide consultation to other stakeholders such as; CMHT's, Housing and other agencies working with our service users.
  • To contribute to appropriate training, teaching and supervision of other staff and contribute to the leadership of the team.
  • To manage a caseload.
  • To utilise research skills by contributing to the identification, initiation and co-ordination of audit and research within the relative service area.
  • To develop with the team a Psychologically Informed Environment (PIE) .
  • To be part of the continuing development of the STaRS team
  • To support and work with the ethos of collaboratively agreed care with the service user.
  • To facilitate reflective practice for the team, using a compassion focussed model
  • Provide consultation for referrals and assessments.
  • Attend and feedback to service user MDT meetings


About us

We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust that delivers care to communities in Hull, East Yorkshire, Scarborough and Ryedale and Whitby. We deliver safe, effective and integrated health services that improve the physical, mental and social health and wellbeing of our patients and service users.

To find out more about our wide range of services including mental health, learning disabilities, children and young people service, Forensic, Community and Primary Care visit our Trust website humber.nhs.uk/Services

You will join our team of over 2,800 colleagues that work together across our wide geography and specialties to change lives every day. We're extremely proud of our Trust community and we know you can expect to receive a warm welcome and all the support you'll need from your new team to get you started.

Job description Job responsibilities

To ensure the systematic provision of a high quality clinical service to those in the STaRS Team, by providing strong, effective professional direction, ensuring the delivery of bespoke , tailored evidence based psychological interventions and practice. The psychologist will support the development of a safe space, the building of trusting relationships, support trauma informed approaches and provide reflective practice.

Please see job description and person specification documents attached.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Imminent or actual post-grad doctoral level training in clinical psychology or its equivalent including specifically models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics and neuropsychology, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan development psychology.
  • To be eligible to hold and maintain current professional registration in line with HCPC on completion of training
Desirable
  • Post-doctoral training in one or more specialised areas of psychological practice
Skills Essential
  • Skills in providing consultation and specialist advice to other professional and non-professional groups
  • Skills in working with people presenting with multiple and complex needs.
  • Ability to effectively chair meetings
  • Skills in working with people presenting with multiple and complex needs
Desirable
  • Post-doctoral training in one or more specialised areas of psychological practice
  • Leadership training/qualification/experience
Experience Essential
  • Experience of working with a wide variety of client groups, across the whole life course and presenting with the full range of clinical severity across the full range of care settings
  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary, multi-agency context
  • Experience of working with trauma cases
Desirable
  • Experience of teaching, training and/or clinical supervision
  • Experience of the application of psychology in different cultural contexts
Personal Attributes Essential
  • Ability to lead and motivate staff to embrace change
  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Effective inter-personal skills and experience in supervising and mentoring and teaching
Desirable
  • Able to demonstrate effective communication skills at all levels i.e. strategically and locally
  • Be able to demonstrate leadership/management skills at an advanced level


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