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Tower Hamlets Lead for Psychology & Psychological Therapies

Band 8c

Main area
Mental Health
Band 8c
18.75 hours per week
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TH AMH Psychology
£68,554 to £79,374 per annum, Inc HCA, Pro rata for part-time
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ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

We are seeking to appoint a Lead for Psychology and Psychological Therapies in Tower Hamlets who shares our commitment to population health, integrated care, recovery and co-production. The successful post holder will have the drive, enthusiasm and strategic vision to support the psychological therapies contribution in realising ELFTs Strategic Plan and ambitions.
This senior role will be a member of the Tower Hamlets Senior Leadership Team and will work alongside senior managers and clinicians to lead on the provision and transformation of local mental health services.
The successful candidate will be accountable to the Borough Director and will be registered with the HCPC as a practitioner psychologist. The main tasks for this post are:

to provide professional leadership for Psychologists and Psychological Therapists in Adult Mental Health Services in Tower Hamlet. to be the senior lead who is operationally responsible for the stand alone psychological therapy services and art therapies service. to ensure consistency of performance and working practice across relevant therapy services.
You will work closely and in partnership with senior leads for IAPT, AHPs and People Participation, local voluntary sectors and other health, social care and place based partners.

You will provide visible, accessible professional and clinical leadership for psychological therapies in AMH Tower Hamlets to support Trust aims.
This post is being offered as job share with the current post holder who is reducing their hours. Responsibilities will be clearly defined and agreed with the Borough Director.

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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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Contact Details: Patricia Potter

Contact Number: 020 8223 8076

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