- Band 8a
- Fixed Term - 12 months
- 37.5 hours per week
- Charter House Alma Street Luton LU1 2PJ
- £44,606 to £50,819 pa
- 22/09/2019 23:59
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 looking for a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to provide specialist psychological input to secondary care mental health services, which includes provision of psychological assessments, psychological formulations and delivery of psychological interventions to service users. The postholder will work with service users with complex mental health problems who often experience high levels of distress and may present with a high level of risk to both themselves and sometimes to other people. Assessments and interventions will be primarily delivered within the CMHT setting and occasional delivery of services in community-based settings as required.
The postholders responsibilities will also include consultation to the multi-disciplinary community team and support in the development of care plans for service users, and contribute to service development initiatives, audit and research. Depending on experience, there will be opportunities to supervise trainee psychologists and assistant psychologists. With guidance from the Psychology Lead, the postholder will meet and liaise closely with psychologists and psychological therapists working in other teams to develop and maintain a high standard of professional practice across the service.
We will consider applications from trainees in their final year and newly qualified psychologists, and salary banding will be adjusted accordingly.
Although this is a fixed term post, we are actively seeking opportunities to extend the contract, subject to organisational changes.
Interviews will be held 2nd October 2019.
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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