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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/06/2020.

Trainee Psychologist

Job Reference: 392-RNOH1257

Employer:
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
Department:
Psychology
Location:
Stanmore, Middlesex
Salary:
£36,070 - £42,712 per annum inc. (pro rata)

The RNOH NHS Trust is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK and a global leader in our field. We provide a dynamic working environment where we support frontline staff to implement improvements so that we can realise our vision of being a world leading neuro musculoskeletal hospital providing the best patient care and staff experience in the NHS, delivering world leading research, and offering a strong foundation of education, training and career progression. Our dedicated staff come from diverse backgrounds, and our patients benefit from the wide range of experience they bring to the Trust. The RNOH brings unrivalled expertise together in one place allowing us to deliver some of the world’s most complex and innovative care to our patients

  • Rated Good by the CQC
  • Two sites, one in central London and one in Stanmore - which has recently opened The Stanmore Building, a new, state-of-the-art inpatient facility
  • Our Research and Innovation Centre works closely with our main academic partner, University College London
  • Recognised as a centre of excellence, leading on national initiatives, such as the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) Programme
  • Further major redevelopment underway across the Stanmore site – improving and modernising our facilities to maintain our position as the UK’s leading centre for orthopaedic medicine
  • In the NHS staff survey, over 90% of our staff were satisfied with the quality of care they are able to give to patients - the best result of any NHS Trust in the country
  • Our staff also indicated that they had the best experience of appraisals as compared to all other NHS Trusts.

This is a great time to join us and play a critical role in the next stage of RNOH’s journey to achieving an outstanding CQC rating.

Our aim is to remain a world-leading orthopaedic hospital with the best patient care and staff experience in the NHS.

Our annual staff survey results have been improving year on year, with our staff telling us that their experience of working at the Trust is getting better and better.


Trainee Health Psychologist (with Stage 2 Training)

The Rehabilitation Service, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore.

Employer: Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH)

Department: Clinical Health Psychology

Location: Stanmore, London

An exciting opportunity has arisen through collaborations between the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital and Staffordshire University for a Band 6 trainee health psychologist. The trainee will be based within the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital for two years and will undertake Stage 2 training as a full-time student on the Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology at Staffordshire University. This role includes outpatient psychological assessment and therapy and contributing towards the psychological component of our inpatient pain management programmes. The post presents a unique opportunity for a highly motivated and professional person who has already completed their Stage 1 health psychology training, to complete competences required for their Stage 2 training at Staffordshire University, directly supported by the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. (Please note that the full-time fees of £6,300 per annum and writing up fees will be payable from the salary provided).

The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH) is the largest orthopaedic hospital in the UK and is regarded as a leader in the field of orthopaedics both in the UK and world-wide. The RNOH provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal health care, ranging from acute spinal injury or complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist rehabilitation for chronic pain sufferers. This broad range of services is unique within the NHS.

As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients from across the country, many of whom have been referred by other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment of complex or rare conditions.

Patients benefit from a team of highly specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally recognised for their expertise and experience. Consultants are supported in their work by nurses, therapists and other specialist clinical staff who are trained experts in their particular fields of orthopaedic care.

The RNOH plays a major role in teaching, with 20% of all UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching and clinical effectiveness are enhanced by our work in research and development and academic links with University College, London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute of Orthopaedics, the Centre for Disability Research and Innovation, the Institute of Human Performance and the Centre for Biomedical Engineering.

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Job Title: Trainee Psychologist

Location: Clinical Health Psychology Department, RNOH, Stanmore, London, HA7 4LP

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and committed individual to work in the Clinical Health Psychology department, based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore. This role includes outpatient psychological assessment and therapy and contributing towards the psychological component of our inpatient pain management programmes.

We are looking to recruit a trainee health psychologist, who has already completed their Stage 1 health psychology training, ideally with an interest or experience within the area of physical health. This post involves working with people with chronic neuromuscular and musculoskeletal conditions providing highly specialist psychological assessment and therapeutic interventions and also providing advice and consultation on patients’ psychological care to members of the multidisciplinary team.

The Clinical Health Psychology department currently consists of two full-time and five part-time members of staff with backgrounds in Clinical, Health and Counselling Psychology. We offer a supportive and friendly environment and are able to provide excellent opportunities for CPD, supervision and peer supervision, and teaching and training of healthcare professionals aimed at developing innovative services of supporting health-related behaviour change

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Andrew Lucas, Consultant Lead Health Psychologist on 0203 947 0570 – andrew.lucas3@nhs.net

For further information regarding the Professional Doctorate in Health Psychology at Staffordshire University, please contact Dr Rachel Povey (Co-Director), on r.povey@staffs.ac.uk  




We are committed to equal opportunities in employment and offer a range of flexible working practices. Part-time and job share applications will be considered.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to RNOH transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) system and other secure, internal NHS workforce systems.

Additionally, by applying for this role, you accept in the event you are successful that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which is aimed at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers. Therefore we want you to complete your e-learning modules prior to joining our organisation.

RNOH uses identification scanning technology to confirm the authenticity of documents; all prospective employees of RNOH will have their original documents verified using this technology.

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date once a sufficient number of applications have been received.

The RNOH operates a Smoke-Free Policy. Smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s premises (including the grounds that those premises are sited on) or in any Trust owned vehicle.

Where applicable, in line with the 2018 framework agreement on the reform of Agenda for Change, the new system for pay progression will come into effect on 1 April 2019 for new starters or those promoted to a new role on or after 1 April 2019.


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.


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