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Clinical Psychologist or Counselling Psychologist

Main area
Mental Health
Contract
Fixed Term - 11 months
Hours
18.75 hours per week
Job ref
363-CH3827
Site
C&H Central Psychology
Town
London
Salary
£46,897 to £54,983 pa inc HCA
Closing
Today at 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.

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2016. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients.

We have set ourselves the mission of providing the highest quality mental health and community care in England, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire and Luton. We provide psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond, as well as Children and Young People's Speech and Language Therapy in Barnet.

In addition, the Trust provides forensic services to the London Boroughs of Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest, and some specialist mental health services to North London, Hertfordshire and Essex.

The specialist Forensic Personality Disorder service serves North London and the specialist Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME adult outpatient service serves North London and the South of England.

The Trust's specialist Mother and Baby Psychiatric Unit receives referrals from London and the South East of England.


 

The North Hackney CMHT is one of two locality team providing a service to C&H residents with a severe mental health problem.  The population of the borough is diverse, including a number of minority ethnic communities and there are opportunities to liaise with community services as relevant.  The teams also collaborates with ward, community and crisis services to provide a coherent care pathway.  The successful candidate will offer a highly specialist clinical/counselling psychology service to patients referred to the North Recovery CMHT, providing highly specialist psychological assessment and therapy and offering advice, supervision, training and consultation on patients psychological care to colleagues and to other workers. Engagement in local QI projects will be part of the role, independently and through supervision of trainees.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Maxine Sacks maxine.sacks@nhs.net / 020 8510 8204

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