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Clinical Psychologist

Band 8a

Main area
Clinical Psychology
Band 8a
12 month Fixed Term
37.5 hours a week
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The City Anchorage, Julian Hospital
£40,428 - £48,514 gross per annum
17/06/2018 23:59
Interview date

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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Are you an experienced or newly qualified clinical psychologist with a strong interest in working in an adult community team?

Are you a respectful, collaborative and positive colleague and clinician, with the skills and enthusiasm to work in a community mental health team offering a service to people with mental health difficulties over the age of 25?

We are looking for someone with good and developing clinical skills to provide direct and indirect psychological interventions, group work, supervision of other professionals and consultancy to other members of the team and provide a key role in the delivery of psychological models of care within multidisciplinary teams. This will be a 12 month fixed term post, and would be happy to consider the possibility of a job share.

You will be part of a busy, committed, multidisciplinary team that covers a wide range of complex and enduring mental health needs and works with adults from 25 years until end of life. You will be based in Norwich, and serve a largely urban population, though will also be involved in some aspects of the delivery of care over a wider rural area. You will have the opportunity to participate in Recovery College courses.

You will be supported in your role through supervision and multi-disciplinary colleagues, including close working relationships with other psychologists. We have good links with the University of East Anglia, including providing clinical psychology training placements. We have an active research department within the Trust.

Benefits include - Free parking, NHS Pension, Staff Physiotherapy, discounts for local gyms and health activities and much more.

Click on the job description attached for more information on the role and then click APPLY to start your NSFT candidate experience TODAY!

Interviews for this post are due to be held on 28th June 2018 (subject to change).

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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

For more information on the role or for an informal visit please contact:

Dr Deirdre Williams or Dr Jane Wallace on 01603 421576
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If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421515