Clinical Psychologist

Employer
Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Macclesfield
Salary
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
5 Feb 2023

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Profession
Psychologist
Service
Community
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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To provide a high-quality specialist psychology service to Adults and Older adults who are under the care of the Community Mental Health Team.

To support the principle psychologist in the management and supervision of the psychological practitioners including trainees.

To work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the service's policies and procedures.

Main duties of the job

To provide specialist psychological assessment and therapy as well as providing consultation and advice on clients' psychological care to non-psychologist colleagues and to other, non-professional carers.

To support the principle psychologist in the management and supervision of the psychological practitioners including trainees.

About us

We are committed to equal opportunities and we welcome applicants from all sections of the community to ensure our workforce is representative of the population we serve.

Job description Job responsibilities

To provide specialist psychological assessment and therapy as well as providing consultation and advice on clients psychological care to non-psychologist colleagues and to other, non-professional carers.

To support the principle psychologist in the management and supervision of the psychological practitioners including trainees.

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Post-graduate doctoral level training in clinical psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996)
  • HPC Registered
Desirable
  • Additional Psychotherapy qualification
  • Supervision qualification
Knowledge & Expertise Essential
  • Skills in conducting complex psychological assessment and intervention frequently requiring sustained and intense concentration
  • Well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex and /or clinically sensitive information to clients and professional colleagues within and outside the NHS
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Skills in providing consultation to other professionals and non-professional groups
Desirable
  • Experience of liaison with other health professionals
  • Experience of providing teaching and training
  • Experience of contributing to policy and service development
Experience Essential
  • Expertise in neuropsychological assessment
Desirable
  • Experience of liaison with other health professionals
  • Experience of providing teaching and training
  • Experience of contributing to policy and service development
  • Experience of working with adults with complex mental health difficulties
  • Experience with clients who are on the autistic spectrum
  • Experience of working with groups


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