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Highly Specialist Staff Wellbeing Clinical Psychologist

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Mental health, Psychologist
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a 0.4 WTE permanent position as a Band 8a Clinical Psychologist with an interest in working in staff wellbeing.

The role will based with the Staff Wellbeing Service at NUH to help support the work of staff wellbeing mental health practitioners and develop new training programmes, resources and support mechanisms/systems for line managers to better support staff with mental health concerns. The post holder will not have line management responsibility but may be required to provide clinical support/supervision for a range of other staff as part of the role.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist with an interest in supporting the psychological wellbeing of our staff.

The Team is led by the Consultant Clinical Psychologist for staff wellbeing and supported by other areas across the hospital. We are looking for a clinical psychologist with an interest in and experience of staff wellbeing and/or trauma support to deliver elements of the programme as well as contribute to the ongoing mental health wellbeing team offer in the Staff Wellbeing Team.

The post holder will be employed by Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust. Our office base is at QMC although you will be required to travel and deliver initiatives across all 3 main campuses. Applicants must have the personal qualities and resilience to be able to work in a busy acute trust setting.

Please apply if you can demonstrate:

-A strong interest in staff wellbeing

-Enthusiasm for and past experience of developing and delivering group interventions/training sessions

-Experience in staff wellbeing and/or trauma support

-Evidence of significant knowledge and substantial post doctorate experience of working in clinical health psychology

-Experience of clinical supervision/support of other staff

About us

In addition to the below summary you need to familiarise yourself with full Job Description and Person Specification documents attached to this advert

Nottingham University Hospitals (NUH) is one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country. We are, a large, complex, person-centred organisation with an excellent national and international reputation for the quality of patient care, research, education and innovation. For more information about the Trust, visit our website

Some of the benefits of working for our organisation include:

-Flexible working

-Opportunities for to be innovative/creative in the workplace

-Friendly and supportive work colleagues within the team

-Salary sacrifice schemes

-Cycle to work and travel

The Staff Wellbeing team is a small, friendly and busy team with a passion for supporting our staff to look after their wellbeing in a variety of ways. We provide a high quality staff workplace wellness programme across the Trust. We're looking for an individual with good communication skills who can work closely with the different members of our team and wider staff wellbeing partnership, who is resilient, able to work autonomously and flexibly as a valued member of the team as well as having a strong commitment to staff wellbeing.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail, please read the attached job description and person specification documents.

Person Specification

Training & Qualifications


  • Post-grad doctoral level or equivalent as accredited by BPS
  • HCPC registration as practitioner psychologist


  • Knowledge of staff wellbeing and mental health issues in the workplace



  • Developing and delivering training programmes, group work and workshops
  • Experience and knowledge and mental health issues in the workplace and the role of the line manager
  • Experience of working in a multi disciplinary team and partnership working to design/deliver services
  • Experience of conducting service evaluation


  • Experience of working in staff wellbeing or working with staff
  • Experience of dealing with critical incidents and debriefs



  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Skills in providing advice/consultation and delivering presentations
  • Ability to be adaptable in approach to meet diverse needs of staff
  • Ability to manage groups and group dynamics
  • To be compassionate and deal with emotional distress


  • Knowledge of evidence based practice in relation to mental health in the workplace



  • Able to analyse information, risk assess and use professional judgement to provide advice for the safe management of staff with complex needs
  • Able to appraise own performance and make judgements about prioritising workload



  • Ability to identify/provide/promote appropriate means of support to staff
  • Ability to develop/use multi media materials for presentations

Physical skills


  • Able to work across all NUH sites
  • Able to cope with physical and emotional demands of delivering events/sessions
  • Understanding of the wider wellbeing and health promotion agenda of the staff wellbeing programme and personal commitment to wellbeing

Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts



E11 Curie Court



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