Hello, my name is Jhiselle, and I am the Service Manager for the CFYP (Child, Family and Young Person) CAMHS (Child & Adolescent Mental Health) Service.
We are seeking an experienced Clinical Psychologist to support us on our improvement journey. As Principal Psychologist, you would offer first class clinical leadership within our CAMH's community therapeutic service for children and young people.
We are looking for a forward thinking, dynamic change agent - do you think this could be you?
The post holder will be based, in part, within West Norfolk, and there is flexibility to work at any one of an array of office bases across Norfolk and Waveney. These include offices in Central Norwich and Great Yarmouth.
The successful candidate will be supporting an energetic multi-disciplinary team, providing clinical leadership and shaping service quality as we improve our clinical pathways across the Norfolk and Waveney service line.
You will work closely alongside other clinicians including Consultant Psychiatrists, Consultant and Principal Psychologists across the service, actively leading on the improvement of service quality for those most in need of Mental Health Services in Norfolk & Waveney.
This post is offered on a substantive, part-time basis and we are pleased to accept applicants from colleagues interested a part time, 0.6 WTE role.
We are also able to offer a £3000 welcome bonus for this post.Main duties of the job
The primary requirements of this role will include offering clinical leadership to the West CAMHS Team while holding a restricted number of complex clinical cases. You will provide clinical oversight and support to other members of the CAMHS team. This will include direct clinical supervision of a range of clinicians and overall responsibility for the clinical quality of the service working alongside the Community Team Manager, Service Manager and Consultant Clinical Psychologist.
Our successful applicant will be experienced in working with complex therapeutic presentations and use an eclectic but evidence-based range of therapeutic interventions.
Our successful applicant will be a dynamic and creative individual who enjoys organising their own time and leading on service-related projects. They will value supervision, both group and individual, and recognise the importance of teamwork and close partnership working. They must enjoy making a difference to young people, supporting them, their families, and carers to lead mentally healthy and fulfilling lives.About us
Within the Child, Family and Young Person Community and the Core CAMHS Service we value multi-agency, multi-disciplinary, collaborative working and encourage service user participation, supported by our People Participation Lead, Lucy North.
Our Care Group is on an incredible and exciting journey, continually striving to improve our offer. We encourage individuals, not only to ensure that they are able to meet the requirements of the Job Description, but also that they are able to demonstrate a commitment to our Trust's values of working Positively, Respectfully, and Together. We are committed to promoting a positive culture in the workplace for everyone.
Benefits included with this role are an NHS pension, comprehensive in-house and external training programmes, career progression, starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service, staff Physiotherapy Service, NHS discounts, relocation packages, staff support services and a £3,000 welcome bonus
!Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For full details of the expectations of this role please see the attached job description.
If you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click apply!Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Post graduate doctoral level training in clinical psychology, or it's equivalent, including eligibility for chartered status with the BPS
- Registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)
- Evidence of CPD in one or more additional specialised areas of psychological practice
- Specialist complex psychological assessment and treatment of people with a wide range of mental health problems, of varying severity and complexity.
- Experience of working with a wide variety of client groups and presenting problems including maintaining a high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing problems
- Representing psychology within MDT setting (clinical and organisational contexts).
- Use of complex methods of psychological assessment, intervention and management.
- Well-developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively complex, highly technical and clinically highly sensitive information to clients, their families, carers and other professional colleagues both within and outside the NHS
- Production of reports suitable for public presentations and presentation in medico-legal setting
- Well-developed knowledge of the theory and practice of specialised psychological therapies in difficult to treat groups (e.g. personality disorder, dual diagnosis, people with additional disabilities etc.)
- Legislation and its implication for clinical practice and the appropriate management of people presenting with mental health problems
- Providing consultation to other professional and non-professional groups
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