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Psychologist

Employer
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Andover
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 a year Based on full time hours
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Profession
Mental health, Psychologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Are you ready to make a difference to Children and Adolescent's Mental Health services while advancing your career? We have an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Psychologist to join our Community CAMHS team! If you're passionate about delivering high-quality psychological care and eager to work in a supportive, innovative, fun, and friendly environment, this could be the perfect role for you.

Working autonomously and collaboratively within a supportive team, you'll utilise your expertise in assessment, treatment, and intervention to provide high-quality specialist psychology services to our young people, their families, and carers.

You'll work alongside a dedicated team of professionals in a multidisciplinary setting, contributing to holistic and effective mental health care. This role involves managing a clinical caseload, providing supervision to assistant and trainee psychologists, as well as expert consultation to professionals across various settings.

You'll receive regular clinical supervision and have access to continuous professional development opportunities through postgraduate teaching and training. You'll have the opportunity to contribute to and be involved in cutting-edge research, service evaluation, and audit projects to shape our therapeutic approaches and policies, as well as local and national policy, whilst ensuring the highest standards of psychological care.

Main duties of the job

Providing quality driven psychological assessments and formulations for young people experiencing a range of mental health problems.

Using specialist psychological expertise to deliver a range of interventions to families and young people to meet their needs and goals, through individual, group work and consultation, in line with care pathways.

Being part of the MDT and providing consultation and developing psychological knowledge within the MDT.

Providing CAMHS assessments following referral to the service, and supporting the duty provision with the team.

Supervising and supporting the development of others in the team, including psychology undergraduate placement students, as well as trainee clinical psychologists and other staff members.

About us

Southern Health is one of the largest NHS Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health and learning disabilities, as well as offering physical health community-based services.

With a workforce of more than 7000 and a footprint that spans more than 200 sites across Hampshire, we're wholeheartedly committed to providing the best possible healthcare, reaching a range of diverse communities, whilst placing patients and staff at the forefront of all our endeavours.

We are currently working closely with other NHS Trusts to integrate all our collective community, mental health, and learning disability services. Our new organisation, to be known as Hampshire and Isle of Wight NHS Foundation Trust, is set to launch in July 2024.

The transformation will happen in staggered stages Hampshire CAMHS, part of Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust joined Southern Health in February 2024, with Isle of Wight NHS Trust mental health and community services transitioning in early May 2024. The final combination of Southern Health and Solent Trusts is anticipated to occur in July 2024, when the new organisation will be formed.

Our new Trust will continue to cater to the unique needs of different communities, making healthcare across the county more accessible, as well as offering staff more opportunities for career development, training and partnership working.

Join us as we embark on this exciting journey to shape the future of healthcare in Hampshire.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached. We are happy to talk Flexible Working all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Postgraduate doctoral level training in applied psychology or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996 or outside the UK including specifically models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology as approved by the HPC and professionally registered as a practitioner psychologist with the health professionals council.


Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Advertiser House

24-32 London Street

Andover

Hampshire

SP10 2PE

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