Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.
We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!
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Are you a skilled psychologist with a passion for working with young people? Do you believe in keeping young people and families at the heart of everything you do? Would you like to work in an experienced and committed multidisciplinary team?
We are looking to recruit a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist, part time (0.6 WTE), in our Bury Children and Families Mental Health teams, serving young people up to the age of 14 in West Suffolk, but co-located with our Youth adult teams.
You will be a trained Clinical or Counselling Psychologist, registered with the HCPC, with clinical experience of this age group and children who are experiencing significant impairment and distress regarding their emotional health.
You will be part of a skilled community team with a real ethos of care for the young people seen. We seek thorough understanding of the young people's needs through team review, multi-agency working and supervision processes. Your role will complement and enhance the existing psychological resources and skills within the team, provided by psychology, therapy, nursing and medical colleagues, and contribute to team formulation, consultation, supervision and skill sharing.
You will be supported through the Trust Management and Clinical Supervision structures, and from other psychology and multi-disciplinary colleagues. We endeavour to provide a learning environment to facilitate professional development and have ties with the UEA clinical psychology course .
It is an exciting time to join the service, as with all CAMHS teams, we are undergoing transformation and development plans with other key agencies. We value multi-agency collaborative working and aspire to values from Future In Mind and CYP-IAPT, such as service user participation and ensuring appropriate and evidence based services for the young people we see.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIESApart from its legal duties in relation to equality and diversity, the Trust recognises and actively promotes the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all employees with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief. Additionally, people with disabilities that fall under the Two Ticks - Guaranteed Interview Scheme will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post (outlined in the Person Specification). DISCLOSURE AND BARRING SERVICE CHECK (formerly CRB) FOR POSTS WITH DIRECT SERVICE USER CONTACT - Please be advised that due to recent changes in the DBS Service, organisations no longer receive copies of DBS Disclosures – these are sent directly to candidates only. Therefore, it will be your responsibility, if successful, to ensure that this is taken to the appointing officer as soon as you receive it. Alternatively, if you have subscribed to the update service, we will be able to check your status once we have your authority to do so.
The Trust has now introduced a DBS Update Service which is a contractual requirement. You need to subscribe when you have applied for your DBS clearance and there is a time limit to subscribe of 19 days after receipt of your DBS disclosure. Please ensure that this is completed within the set time scale.
This update service is an annual subscription at a cost of £13 to you. This will enable the Trust to have instant online access to your DBS record, with your consent, and so will remove the need for you to have to apply for this repeat check again.
You must have appropriate UK professional registration.
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.
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If you are interested in finding out more, please contact Clare Hedges, Clinical Team Leader; Linda Rowland, Clinical Psychologist (both 01284 733188); or Claire Tyler, Consultant Clinical Psychologist (01473 341100).
The date for interview has been provisionally set for 13th March 2018
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