An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Senior Assistant Psychologist to join our CAMHS Community Eating Disorder Service (CEDS) for a 12 month fixed term positions. We are a county wide specialist service offering assessment, formulation and a wide range of individual and group interventions to young people and their families/carers presenting with eating disorders, including ARFID. The multi-disciplinary team comprises Clinical Psychologists, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrists, Family Therapist, Nurse Therapists, Physical Health Nurses and Dietitians.
Main duties of the job
As a Senior Assistant Psychologist your role will be to contribute to the provision of high quality specialist intervention for the young people under our care, with both clinical and research responsibilities. Supervision will be offered by the Principal Clinical Psychologist. The successful candidate will be expected to work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the teams' policies and procedures. Experience of previous experience of, or a demonstrated interest in, working in this area, is desirable. Experience of audit, service evaluation and delivering group work is also beneficial for this role.
NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools.We also provide health services to various prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire.
Job description Job responsibilities
For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the About You Section of the document.
Person Specification Academic Essential
- Academic Qualifications - Masters in Psychology
- Interest in eating disorder work
- Experience at B4 Assistant PSychologist post
- Evidence of working with CYP mental health
- Evidence of further learning and development
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