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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We need to replace a Psychologist that has been promoted in our Youth Autism Diagnostic Service in Suffolk. We are a multidisciplinary team who work closely together to cover the Suffolk Commissioning group, assessing young people aged 11 -18 years.
You will be a team player, supportive, flexible and able to work efficiently with workload systems that are established and undertake assessments in accordance with NICE guidelines. Post diagnostic support services are still being developed but are short term compared to the whole diagnostic process. Ideally you will be able to undertake ADOS assessments and have experience of working with young people who have autism. There are assistant Psychologists that will need your clinical supervision and you will be supported and supervised by a Senior Psychologist in the same team.
We are a friendly professional team and we have an adult autism diagnostic team in the same office. Our office environment is positive and centrally located in Suffolk in Stowmarket.
We place a strong emphasis on home work life balance and professional development for all our staff. We would welcome applications from job share partners and can offer some flexibility in terms of hours worked.
Interviews will be held week commencing 5th March 2018
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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Dr Paul Wendon-Blixrud - 01449 745375
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