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
JOB DESCRIPTION/PERSON SPECIFICATION Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed. YOUR APPLICATION It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.
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Are you a Clinical Psychologist with a passion for working creatively?
If your answer if YES - we have opportunities to join the Child & Families Young People's Service - Neurodevelopmental Disorders Service(CFYP) The ambition of our service is to provide the highest standard of provision to the young people and families we work with, and to achieve positive change. The CFYP Service provides a range of therapeutic services for adolescents, young adults, and families. The multi-disciplinary team (MDT) includes Clinical Psychologists, Family Systemic Therapists, Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Social Workers, Psychiatrists, Peer Support Workers, Psychological Therapists, and Assistant Psychologists. In Children’s Families and Young People’s service we take pride in our service which has developed through the involvement of service user’s families and partner agencies. If you are the kind of person who likes to support people in setting and achieving goals, and sharing your knowledge, information, and learning, then we would love for you to join our team. The post holder will provide direct clinical work, as well as supervision and consultation within the teams. This is an exciting time for young people’s mental health services, and our service is at the forefront of these changes. There are strong research links, both locally with UEA, and nationally with staff from our service presenting at the International Youth Mental Health Conference. The service is also a children’s and young people IAPT site and is undergoing transformation in line with these principles. The post holder would have the opportunity to help with this ongoing transformation.
We can offer this position as a substantive 8a post, or as a 12month contract for a 8B subject to experience. (Job description for 8b listed as additional/ supplementary information)
Whether appointed at an 8a or 8b the post holder will be expected to provide assessment, formulation and intervention for complex mental health difficulties taking into account the features of the neurodevelopmental disorders. There will also be an expectation that the post holder provides consultation, training and supervision to the wider team to enable them to work on psychologically informed care plans with our service users. The post holder will also contribute to service development and the development of clinical pathways. If appointed at 8b the post holder will be expected to take on more clinical leadership particularly around clinical pathways, partnership working, and workforce development; particularly in the context of up-coming developments such as “Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision: a Green Paper”.If your looking for a new role in Norfolk for 2018, we are able to offer up to £5000 relocation / removal benefit
Please be advised that the interview is currently scheduled for the 31st January 2018, if you are successful at the shortlist stage you will be invited to attend this by Monday 29th of January. These dates are subject to change depending on the service needs.
The post is community based in a rural location so applicants need to be able to travel within Norfolk.
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 this exciting opportunity please contact - Dr Ruth Turner (Lead Clinical Psychologist): firstname.lastname@example.orgSue Naylor (Clinical Team Leader): email@example.com
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