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Band 7 CAMHS Clinical Psychologist - Bristol

Employer
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Location
Bristol
Salary
£40,057 to £45,839 a year per annum
Closing date
10 Aug 2022

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Profession
Psychologist
Service
Child & Adolescent / CAMHS
Grade
Band 7
Hours
Full Time
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We are looking for a Clinical Psychologist with a passion for working with children and young people in a vibrant and diverse area of Bristol.

It is a fantastic opportunity for you to undertake and develop assessments and formulations, which underpin the young people's care and treatment plans, provide consultation and support to the wider team in holding a psychological understanding in the care they provide to young people and provide training to the team. It is a real opportunity for you to be able to work as a psychologist using the skills you have developed. There is potential for growth and development in the post and for you to bring your creativity as a psychologist to the post. The wider multi-professional team respect, value and seek psychology support in the team.

Main duties of the job

- Assessment of children and young people referred to the team.

- Development of treatment plans.

- Multi-Agency working.

- Specialist clinics relevant to clinicians area of skills and experience.

- Risk assessment and management.

About us

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset.

Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care.

We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, and people living with disabilities - we are a 'Disability Confident Employer' offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

As an equal opportunities employer and one which values diversity as an asset to the Trust, we welcome applications from all sections from within our communities and across under-represented groups in our workforce such as (and not limited to) Black and Minority Ethnic communities, people living with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ+ communities.

Job description Job responsibilities

The East and Central Bristol CAMHS Team is located within a community settlement in a vibrant area of Central Bristol. The post holder will be offering consultation, assessment and treatment to young people and families from a diverse range of backgrounds. The post holder should be passionate about working within diverse communities andbe keen to develop an awareness of local community organisations and services that support the wellbeing of all families.

Please see attached job description for more detail.

Person Specification Experience Essential
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • Experience of working in CAMHS
  • Experience of delivering at least one NICE guideline recommended therapy
  • Experience of working in a multidisciplinary team with children and young people within a NHS mental health setting
  • Experience of assessing and managing risk in young people with mental health difficulties
Desirable
  • Experience in providing consultation to other team members and junior psychology staff on formulation and therapy
  • Experience of assessment and treatment of children with neurodiversity
  • Further training ina specific evidence based therapeutic approach, e.g., EMDR, CBT, DBT, PBS
  • Research and Audit Skills


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342-CAMHS152-0722
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