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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 05/10/2020.

Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 389-A-20-40798

Employer:
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Clinical Health Psychology
Location:
Bradford
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum

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Post Title: Clinical Psychologist

 

Grade: Band 7

 

Salary: £ per annum

 

Department: Clinical Health Psychology

 

Location: Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

 

Hours: 0.4 WTE

 

 

We have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Psychologist to join the thriving Clinical Health Psychology Department at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We currently have 36 clinical staff including Clinical and Health Psychologists, Counsellors and Social Workers working across a variety of specialties in our supportive and friendly department. This position is primarily to join a dedicated team of experienced Psychological Therapists providing a specialist service to clients under the care of the multi-disciplinary Living with Pain Service and to provide psychological input to people with a persistent pain condition. We would welcome applications from Trainee Clinical Psychologists who expect to qualify this year. The Living with Pain team is an innovative, well-established and supportive multi-disciplinary team delivering specialist assessments and group-based approaches to people with chronic pain conditions, alongside physiotherapy, occupational therapy and medical colleagues. We would particularly welcome applications from Clinical Psychologists who speak Urdu and Punjabi.

 

 

Bradford is a diverse and vibrant community in which to work, combining an urban centre with close proximity to the Yorkshire Dales. Significant health challenges exist in the population, which present interesting opportunities for developing health psychology services.

 

We have an excellent reputation for the services we offer, and value continuing professional development and personal support. We regularly take trainees from the D. Clin. Psych. course at Leeds and Hull Universities.

 

 

Informal Enquiries to:

 

For further information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact Dr Merry Hill, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, on 01274 365176.

 

We can offer staff gymnasiums on both hospital sites, final salary pension scheme including life assurance cover and advice on childcare.

 




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