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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2020.

Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Job Reference: 325-A-20-101929R

Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Community Mental Health Team Older People Mid
£40,681 - £46,294 inc fridge HCAs

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and innovative Clinical or Counselling Psychologist with a keen interest in older people’s mental health to work within the Mid Surrey CMHTOP. You will be working collaboratively with members of a dynamic and well-established community multi-disciplinary team, where psychology is seen as a highly valuable resource.

Working in this field offers a wealth of opportunities for Psychologists to utilise a diverse range of professional skills, which includes completing comprehensive assessments and formulations, therapy interventions, neuropsychological assessments, service development initiatives, research and consultation/training. We are keen to recruit clinicians who wish to develop a well-rounded set of clinical skills but are also supportive in nurturing people’s special interests.

You will be joining an active department of approximately 18 qualified Psychologists who connect regularly to share experiences, campaign for the rights of older people and shape local services. We have strong links with the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training Programme at the University of Surrey, as well as our Trust’s Research & Development team.

You will be well supported within the psychology department, where Continuing Professional Development and staff support are highly valued. There will also be opportunities for you to meet regularly with other Psychologists across the Trust for CPD events and service development/transformation projects.

The post holder will be professionally supervised by a Senior Clinical Psychologist and Team Leader/Sector Manager, in addition to receiving specialist group neuropsychology supervision from a Clinical Neuropsychologist.

As a Trust, we support flexible working and are happy to explore your preferences for desired hours/working patterns at interview.

We welcome applicants who are newly-qualified, as well as those with post-qualification experience. Any job offer will be dependent on HCPC registration.

For further details about this exciting opportunity, please contact: Cecilia De Fazio-Saunders (Tuesday to Thursday)or Louise Taylor.(Monday to Friday)

Please note that all salaries shown are based on whole time of 37.5 hours per week for non-medical roles and 40 hours per week for medical roles, part time roles are pro-rated accordingly.

The Trust aims to ensure that no job applicant or employee is unfairly disadvantaged on the grounds of race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, transgender, marital status/civil partnership, religion/belief or trade union status. The Trust is committed to the employment and career development of people from ethnic minority backgrounds and people with disabilities.

The Trust would encourage applications from people who have experience of using Mental Health & Learning Disability Services.

We reserve the right to close this post early should we be overwhelmed by applications. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible to ensure it is considered in the selection process. If you have a disability and can demonstrate that closing this post early would impact on your ability to submit an application in time, please do not hesitate to contact us to make an offline application within the original timeframe.

Existing work permit holders should be aware that if the post they are applying for is a promotion or with a different Trust, a new work permit application will have to made. We are unable to guarantee the outcome of the decision of the Home Office.

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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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