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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 10/08/2020.

Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 824-CHD-5626

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
The Medical Centre Woodfield Road, London
£52,643 - £58,558 pa inc. HCAS - Pro-rata

Central London Community Healthcare (CLCH) is one of the largest community healthcare organisations in London and Hertfordshire, providing our services to diverse communities/boroughs in 11 London Boroughs - Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hounslow, Kensington and Chelsea, Merton, Richmond, Wandsworth, Westminster - and Hertfordshire.

We are rated Good by the Care Quality Commission and are ranked among top NHS employers. Community healthcare is our focus and our passion. We champion the role of community health professionals to make sure our patients get great care closer to home.

Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist

We are looking for a dynamic clinical psychologist to work as part of a multidisciplinary team in a child development centre based in North Westminster and K&C. The post holder will work as part of a team that provides assessment and intervention for children with neurodevelopmental difficulties.

A primary focus for Clinical Psychology within the team is to contribute to the assessment of children with social communication disorders and the provision of post diagnostic follow-up and support for the children and their families.

The post therefore offers excellent opportunities to gain further experience in specialist assessments such as the ADOS (Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule), group and individual work, as well as consultancy work to other professionals within the system.

The successful candidate are required to have direct experience of working with children who have neurodevelopmental difficulties, however, applicants who are enthusiastic about gaining experience of working in this speciality and who have a good knowledge of child development are encouraged to apply.

Given the current Covid-19 situation the candidate will need to be confident about developing skills in relation to using tele-health as part of assessment / intervention work. They will also have to be able to engage in flexible working which may involve a mix of clinic based work and working from home. The post holder will receive support and supervision from the Lead Clinical Psychologist.

Just as we care about our patients’ wellbeing, we care about yours!

We can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction into the community service followed by a local induction to introduce you to the role
  • Single occupancy accommodation in Central London – (we can help you find accommodation in London, support you with your deposit)
  • Support with gaining your driving license *T&C’s apply
  • Car lease scheme *T&C’s apply
  • Flexible working options
  • Annual travel card loan
  • Training, support and development in your career

At CLCH we appreciate and are proud of the diversity in the communities we serve and the workforce we employ. Applications are open and welcome to anyone, regardless of your age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, and disability. We are proud to say that we follow the workforce race equality standard and 28% of our senior staff (8A and above) are from a BME background. CLCH also has active BME and LGBT networks.

Please be aware that all communications about this vacancy will be received to you via email and text message. Always check your inbox and junk mail folders and provide a UK mobile number if available.

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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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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