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Clinical Psychologist (Adult ASC) - Band 8a

Employer
Gloucestershire Health & Care NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Cheltenham
Salary
Depending on experience
Closing date
15 Aug 2022

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Profession
Psychologist
Service
Community
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
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An exciting opportunity has a risen for a clinical psychologist to join the adult ASC service. The service provides diagnostic assessment and signposting covering the locality of Gloucestershire.

We are keen to develop a more representative diversity of our senior staff and particularly encourage applications from those individuals with protected characteristics - in particular from women, ethnic minorities, LGBTQ+ and disabled candidates.

The qualification, training & experience requirements for the role are underlined in the Job Description/Person Specification.

Closing date: 19th August 2022

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be working to provide highly specialist assessment and diagnosis of Adult ASC and would be responsible for promoting the psychological health and well being of clients in Gloucestershire.

About us

At Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust, we are supportive of the people we care for in the community and aim to provide a fully responsive service to everyone who needs it. This is the same approach we take for our employees. We look to value the skills and experiences of those we work with, whether they are service users, carers, families or those looking to work with us.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is part of the NHS. We treat NHS patients according to NHS principles and standards. The difference is the Trust is accountable to local people, rather than to Government, and so we are able to work closely with our community to develop services in the way that best suits the needs of local people.

Job description Job responsibilities

Our service is proud of its strong multi disciplinary ethos within it's clinical delivery and has robust clinical supervision, work load management and continuing CPD structures in place.

The Trust aims to recruit and retain the best possible staff who, through the application of their skills, qualification and experience, will make a positive contribution to our business of providing quality health care services. It is the Trusts view that the costs associated with moving house in order to take up a post with us should not restrict our ability to recruit the excellent people we need; therefore, we support staff to relocate with our relocation policy.

This post requires the post holder to be able to undertake all statutory and mandatory training and post holders must be able to undertake physical interventions. Fitness for physical intervention will be assessed by Occupational Health.

A valid UK driving licence plus the use of own transport for business purposes is essential. For qualifying staff the Trust has a Lease Car Scheme in place and also offers a popular Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme with our partner Tusker.

To ensure you fully understand how the Trust, as a Data Controller, will process and store your data please read the attached document Applicant and Staff Privacy Notice prior to applying for the role.

Candidates for any staff appointment shall, when making application, disclose in writing to the Trust whether they are related to any governor. Failure to disclose such a relationship may disqualify a candidate and, if appointed, may render them liable to dismissal.

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust are proud to have been recognised as a Veteran Aware Trust, evidencing the provision of the best care for Veterans and driving to improve the care for veterans and their families. Find out more about this by clicking on the link at the right-hand side, titled Veterans Covenant Healthcare Alliance.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • oPost Graduate doctoral level training in Clinical Psychology (or equivalent Applied Psychology qualification), as accredited by the B.P.S
Desirable
  • oChartered status
Knowledge Essential
  • oHighly developed knowledge of lifespan developmental psychology, models for psychopathology, psychometrics, up to date practice with client group, and two or more psychological therapies.


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