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Psychological Therapist

Band 7

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Psychological Therapy
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Eastern Recovery Team
Gt Yarmouth
£33,222 - £43,041 gross per annum
27/01/2019 23:59

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!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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This is an exciting opportunity to recruit a Band 7 Psychologist/Psychological Therapist to the Adult Recovery Team in Great Yarmouth.

We are seeking an innovative, enthusiastic, motivated and experienced clinician who has a core health professional qualification and is accredited with the relevant professional bodies, for example BPS, BABCP, ACAT etc. However we would be willing to consider applications from newly qualified Psychologists/Therapists. 

Having experience of working with clients with a broad range of clinical presentations, including PTSD, complex trauma and people with attachment difficulties/complex needs is essential.  There will be wide range of clinical work including one-to-one therapy, facilitating therapy groups and working with the wider team, for example facilitating psychological formulation sessions, providing consultation on cases and potentially clinical supervision to other members of the multidisciplinary team.  

Recovery is a strong ethos in our service, therefore we are looking for people who are passionate and committed to promoting recovery. As part of  our service  we run a flourishing Recovery College, and we would be keen on applicants who would have an interest in co-developing and co-facilitating future courses. 


Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • staff physio service
  • gym membership
  • NHS discounts and many more.

To find out more about the job role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

Interviews are due to be held on 14th February 2019

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Applicant requirements

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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Further details / informal visits contact

Laura Edwards or Sari Kelsey 01493 337652

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421137