Senior Clinical Psychologist - Band 8a Full time and part time posts available, permanent roles
Do you have a passion for working with adults with a range of mental health difficulties? Are you looking for a role that allows creativity and variety in your work, alongside a wider team of a highly experienced and supportive psychologists? You may already have experience of working in acute/urgent care settings, or you might be thinking about a change? Please get in touch to find out more about working in Home Treatment in CWPT! Please note interviews will be held in person
Main duties of the job
Working in Home Treatment is a fantastic use of a psychologist's skills and no two days are the same. If you are interested in working at different levels of systems, providing direct clinical work as well as consultation, supervision, and getting involved in new initiatives to improve service user experience, then please call us to talk further. We do not have targets for contacts, we do not have waiting lists, and we work closely with our MDT colleagues. Senior Clinical Psychologists are an integral part of the team, and highly valued by our MDT colleagues. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED DOC FOR FULL DETAILS
Candidates interested in full-time as well as part-time hours are encouraged to apply and many of our staff work part-time and flexibly, and CWPT has recently launched a supportive new flexible working policy. We have a strong ethos of looking after our staff and we work hard to ensure that people's strengths and skills are nurtured, and people feel happy to come to work. Psychology is seen as a valuable resource across our Urgent Care teams, and you will receive robust supervision and line management support, from within Acute Psychological Services.
Job description Job responsibilities For more information on this role please see the attached support information. This will give you a better overview of the job role and requirements.
Person Specification Qualifications Essential
- Doctoral level training in Clinical Psychology and Full registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist
- Experience of working with adults across the lifespan.
- Experience of working psychologically with a range of people presenting with a range of difficulties who are very distressed and who may be engaging in unsafe behaviours.
- Maintenance of professionalism in highly emotive and challenging circumstances
- Experience of tailoring psychological assessment, formulation and intervention to individual needs, drawing on a range of psychological models as indicated.
- Experience of psychological supervision of others.
- Experience of working in mental health settings.
- Experience of multi-disciplinary team working.
- Experience of providing consultancy to colleagues
- Experience in providing group supervision / case formulation to colleagues
- Experience of working with people who have history of complex trauma
- Experience of working with people with psychosis
Knowledge and skills Essential
- Understanding of NHS mental health systems
- Evidence of continuing professional development.
- Knowledge of research and audit methodology suitable to the job.
- Requirement to travel throughout the area covered by the Trust's services.
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