Clinical Psychologist

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Job summary

We are recruiting for a Clinical/Counselling Psychologist 3.5 days a week, to be based at Tatchbury Mount, Calmore to work with our work with a dedicated Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) team. We are a supportive team, who pride ourselves on delivering high quality care and promoting recovery. We are committed to CPD and self-care, and ensuring staff are able to achieve the right work-life balance. There will also be some work across the bases within the area.

This role is a combination of direct clinical work, team working and service development. You will undertake specialist psychological assessment, formulation and evidence-based interventions with individuals and families with a range of difficulties associated with the experience of psychosis.

Main duties of the job

You will be joining the South West Hampshire Psychological Therapies Team. We are a friendly and supportive team of clinicians, who pride ourselves on delivering high quality care and promoting recovery. As a team we are keen to share ideas and to continually develop the service to ensure we are offering the highest quality of care.

The post could be appointed either as a band 7 preceptorship towards an 8a role or be appointed at 8a. Responsibilities would be adjusted accordingly. We are able to put a development plan in place to support applicants wishing to be considered for a preceptorship.

This post would be suitable for someone about to qualify as an Applied Psychologist and who will be registering with the Health Care Professions Council.

We welcome informal enquiries and visits. If you would like to discuss the post in more detail, please email Dr Kathryn Gaussen (Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Community Lead) at kathryn.gaussen@southernhealth.nhs.uk in the first instance

About us

Are you committed to providing remarkable care and service?Are you passionate about helping people and want to make a difference every day?We want to meet you!

Southern Health is one of the largest Foundation Trusts in the UK, specialising in mental health, adult and child community health and learning disabilities. We are committed to promoting the welfare and safeguarding of children, young people and adults at risk of abuse and neglect through our 6,500 strong workforce.

Southern Health has over 300 sites across the county and we serve 1.5 million people throughout all stages of their lives. Our aim is to work alongside the people we support (and our health and care partners) to deliver the best possible care and constantly improve.

Here at SHFT we have so much to be proud of:

  • Working as a team and supporting each other, we put patients and our staff at the heart of everything we do.
  • We have a skilled and diverse workforce and are committed to our staff development, offering bespoke training packages, leadership pathways and career opportunities.
  • We offer a variety of benefits such as an amazing pension scheme, generous annual leave, Childcare Choices scheme, many discounts (Blue Light card, The Company Shop, NHS Staff Discounts, cycle to work scheme) and much more.

Come to work with us, together we will provide outstanding treatment and care to improve lives.

Date posted

15 November 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£50,952 to £57,349 a year Based on full time hours

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

348-SW-3147

Job locations

Tatchbury Mount

Calmore

Southampton

Hampshire

SO40 2RZ


Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

We are happy to talk Flexible Working - all requests for flexible working options can be discussed as part of the interview process.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Doctoral-level training in psychology, including specifically models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics and neuropsychology, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology accredited by the BPS.
  • Registered with the Health Care Professions Council as a Psychologist
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Doctoral-level training in psychology, including specifically models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics and neuropsychology, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology accredited by the BPS.
  • Registered with the Health Care Professions Council as a Psychologist

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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 (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Tatchbury Mount

Calmore

Southampton

Hampshire

SO40 2RZ


Employer's website

https://www.southernhealth.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Tatchbury Mount

Calmore

Southampton

Hampshire

SO40 2RZ


Employer's website

https://www.southernhealth.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Hiring Manager

Dr Kathryn Gaussen

kathryn.gaussen@southernhealth.nhs.uk

07341787994

Date posted

15 November 2023

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 8a

Salary

£50,952 to £57,349 a year Based on full time hours

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

348-SW-3147

Job locations

Tatchbury Mount

Calmore

Southampton

Hampshire

SO40 2RZ


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