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Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 285-848A-CYPF

Employer:
Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly known as Black Country Partnership Foundation Trust)
Department:
285 Youth Offending Team
Location:
The Gem Centre
Salary:
£44,606 to £50,819 pa

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust provides specialist mental health, learning disability, and community healthcare services for the population of the Black Country.

Across the whole of the region we provide:

  • Adult and older adult mental health services
  • Specialist learning disability services
  • Mental health services for children and young people
  • Community healthcare services for children, young people and families is Dudley

Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was formed on 1 April 2020, after NHS England and NHS Improvement approved the merger of Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving.

We currently employ over 3,000 members of staff and just like the population we serve, we are made up of diverse cultures and backgrounds. Whatever your role, working in a NHS Foundation Trust, like ours, is a demanding and extremely rewarding experience. Knowing that every day you can help to make a positive difference to someone’s life is a very powerful feeling. We know that our Trust runs on this desire to help and support people, and our Trust vision expresses this. Our vision is to improve health and wellbeing for everyone, especially our colleagues to achieve the best possible work/life balance.

We proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies. We have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best - and find support if they need it. To find more about our staff benefits, please visit our website: blackcountryhealthcare.nhs.uk.

For further supporting information to apply for this role please see documents attached under ‘Additional documents’.


YOT Highly Specialist Psychologist

Wolverhampton CAMHS/YOT

Band 8a

1.0 wte

Permanent

We seek to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic practitioner to support highly specialist services for CYP in Wolverhampton within a YOT MDT. The successful candidate will need to have clinical experience within CAMHS and YOT, and knowledge of this specialist clinical area. Candidates will need to have excellent assessment, formulation and intervention skills, Trauma experience is highly desirable. However we may accept candidates with less experience ie: Newly qualified Psychologists.

Please read the job description and person specification and use the supporting information to demonstrate your ability to undertake this role, drawing on your skills, knowledge and experience. Your application must provide evidence of how you have applied the essential skills and knowledge in practice.

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Laura McGowan on 01902 444021

Please note, we reserve the right to bring the closing date forward for this vacancy at any time should we receive an overwhelming response of applications. We therefore encourage applicants to apply early if you wish to be considered for this post.

Due to the nature of the work some posts may be subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service disclosure check (police check), through the Criminal Records Bureau as stipulated under part V of the Police Act 1997.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities, providing opportunities for flexible working and is a non-smoking organisation.

If you do not hear from the recruitment 4 weeks within the advertised closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful at the shortlisting stage. Please ensure that you check your NHS Jobs Account on a regular basis for any recruitment updates regarding this vacancy.

The successful applicant will be notified in the same manner that they have applied. For example, online applicants will be notified via NHS Jobs using the email address provided (your NHS Jobs username). All further correspondence will be via the same method, so it is important that you regularly check your NHS Jobs account after the closing date for this post. For paper applications, applicants will be notified by post.

If you have any difficulties applying online please contact the Recruitment Team, Human Resources Department on 0121 612 8103/8109.

Please note, Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust and Black Country Partnership NHS Foundation Trust have merged together as one organisation to create Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust from 1st April 2020. Our aim as one trust is to provide sustainable, high quality, accessible and responsive services. Combining resources, strategies and talented workforce enables us to deliver a wider variety of outstanding services that are based on best practice and are continually improving. We are really excited by this opportunity and hope that you are too, we look forward to you expressing an interest in working joining us.

 




** Please Note that Internal at Risk Employees will be given preference for this position**

We reserve the right to bring the closing date forward for this vacancy at any time should we receive an overwhelming response of applications. We therefore encourage applicants to apply early if you wish to be considered for this post.

If you do not hear from the recruitment 4 weeks within the advertised closing date please assume that you have been unsuccessful at the shortlisting stage. Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis for any recruitment updates regarding this vacancy.

Successful applicants for clinical posts up to and including Band 4 are expected to hold the national Care Certificate qualification and will be supported to attain this once in post.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities, providing opportunities for flexible working and is a non-smoking organisation.

Due to the nature of the work some posts may be subject to a Standard Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, through the Disclosure and Barring Service as stipulated under part V of the Police Act 1997.

Having a criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working with us; this will depend on the nature of the position and the circumstances of your offences.


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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