We are looking for an enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist to join the team for a fixed period to cover Maternity leave.
We are a new service within Mental health Services for older people. Our remit is to deliver therapeutic group work to individuals experiencing mental health problems or are newly diagnosed with Dementia.
The Therapeutic intervention service (TIS) was launched in April 2022 and is still in its infancy. Some groups are wrote and ready to be delivered and some are still to be created.
This exciting role will take the lead in creating these groups utilising the expertise of the wider MDT alongside the other team Clinical Psychologist.Main duties of the job
You will be integral to the creating of the groups, assessing referrals for appropriateness, supporting assistant Psychologists, delivering groups as required, supervision and training of staff and other tasks as required within this multi disciplinary team.About us
We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.
We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes. Do you want to make a difference?Do you believe in Trust, Honesty, Respect, Compassion and Teamwork?
Then Nottinghamshire Healthcare is the perfect place for you to start, maintain or further your career. Join our team of nearly 9000 who are making a difference every day. We are all about our people - our staff, volunteers, carers, service users and patients. We are NottsHC.
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To see a detailed description of this job and the main responsibilities, please see the attached job description and person specification.Person SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Qualification in Clinical Psychology with eligibility for British Psychological Society Chartership.
- Evidence of an ability to design and complete doctoral level research
- Postgraduate qualification in a specific therapeutic model or clinical area such as neuropsychology.
- Evidence of publication.
- Further training in specialist area of psychology
- Experience of working with Older Adults
- Evidence of working with a range of mental health problems including severe, complex and chronic psychological problems.
- Evidence of an ability to draw on a range of psychological therapy and theoretical approaches to inform assessment and therapy.
- Post qualification experience of working in older adult services.
- Evidence of an ability to work with and liaise with other health professionals and agencies.
- Evidence of the ability to provide consultation to other professional and non-professional groups.
- Ability to monitor and audit services.
- Knowledge of relevant legislation.
- Skills in providing clinical supervision.
- Ability to identify, provide and promote appropriate means of support to carers and staff exposed to highly distressing situations and severely challenging behaviour.
- Ability to manage stressful and difficult situations.
- Demonstrable ability to advocate for psychological factors in client care.
- Ability to function within a multidisciplinary team environment.
- Commitment to continuing professional development.
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