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Band 8a Highly Specialist Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£48,526 to £54,619 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
27 Mar 2023

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Are you passionate about staff health and wellbeing? You will be part of a small committed team of psychological professionals which provides psychological assessment and treatments for referrals of health & social care staff from a range of acute care, social care and primary care settings. You will also deliver team interventions and reflective practice groups as appropriate and psychoeducational workshops. You will be involved in outreach work across a range of settings and some travel will be required.

Main duties of the job

To provide psychological assessments, formulations and therapeutic interventions to individuals, both remotely by telephone and video and in person face to face.

To provide team interventions as required, in response to team requests for support and in response to serious incidents.

To conduct outreach work across primary care and/or social care to promote the service, give presentations, and respond flexibly to requests for support.

Flexibility of approach and attitude is essential and some travle across the City is required.

About us

Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.

Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.

Job description Job responsibilities

For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.

Person Specification Essential & desirable Essential
  • Qualification
  • Experience in Mental Health since qualifying
  • Experience in Staff Support/HWB
  • Experience in Supervising Assistant psychologist
  • Evidence of ability to work independently and flexibly

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