Clinical/Counselling Psychologist

Employer
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Location
St. Albans
Salary
£41,659 to £47,672 a year per annum
Closing date
3 Feb 2023

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Profession
Counsellor / Psychotherapist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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This is an exciting opportunity for a Clinical/Counseling Psychologist to join the HPFT CAMHS West team.

HPFT is at the forefront of providing integrated health and social care. The Trust is one of only a handful of mental health trusts in the country to receive a CQC rating of 'OUTSTANDING'.

Main duties of the job

You will be based in a multi-disciplinary community CAMHS team covering the West quadrant of the county and have the opportunity to work alongside psychotherapists, psychologists, social workers, nursing and psychiatry. You will have HCPC registration. You will provide a highly specialist clinical psychology service within the context of the principles of CAPA (The Choice and Partnership Approach) and CYP-IAPT, providing both Core work and Specific/Specialist work including contributing to provision of a specific model of evidence-based therapeutic intervention across the CAMHS clinics (for example Specialist provision of Systemic Therapy, Child Psychotherapy, CBT, IPT). You will be a clinician in the service and provide supervision to junior and pre-qualified clinicians in the service.

Services for young people in the Trust also include:

Children Looked After Team

Eating Disorders Team

Crisis Assessment and Treatment Team

DBT team

Forensic Adolescent Practitioner service

Adolescent inpatient unit

Home Treatment Team

About us

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is an outstanding organisation with ambitions to match. We are one of just fivemental health trusts to achieve an overall rating of 'Outstanding' from theCare Quality Commission, and our aim is to be the leading provider of mental health and specialist learning disability services in the country.

Our family of over 3500 members of staff provide health and social care for over 400,000 people with mental ill health, physical ill health and learning disabilities across Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, and Norfolk, delivering these services within the community and several inpatient settings. We also deliver a range of nationally commissioned specialist services including Tier 4 services for children and young people, perinatal services, plus medium and low secure learning disabilities services.

The care we provide makes a fantastic difference to the lives of our service users, their families and carers - everything is underpinned by choice, independence and equality, with our Trust values embedded throughout:

Our Trust values are:

Welcoming. Kind. Positive. Respectful. Professional.

These values are at the core of who we are, everything we do, and how we do it!

Would you like to be part of the HPFT family? Would you like work with us to ensure our service users live the fullest lives possible they can? Would you like to be supported in your career to be the best that you can be?

Then please read on...

Job description Job responsibilities

For full details of the role and responsibilities for this vacancy please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification documents attached.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Doctorate in Clinical or Counselling Psychology
  • Clinical supervision training
Desirable
  • Post qualification training in evidence based models
Experience Essential
  • 2 years post qualification experience in CAMHS
  • Experience of project or portfolio leadership
  • Experience of supervision
  • Experience of cognitive assessments and interpretation


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