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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 22/09/2020.

Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Head of Department and Profess

Job Reference: 199-M12751

Croydon Health Services NHS Trust
Broad Green Clinic, Croydon
£68,573 - £78,486 pa inc HCAS

About Croydon Health Services

Croydon is a busy, exciting and diverse place to work. The borough has one of the youngest populations in London and continues to grow. Croydon Health Services cares for local people at Croydon University Hospital, Purley Memorial Hospital and in clinics and people’s homes all across the borough.

We are a very close-knit and friendly organisation where everyone of our 3600 members of staff is valued. We strongly believe that our employees are our greatest asset and so through Listening into Action – our way of engaging staff - we empower everyone at any level to initiate and bring about real improvements in our care.

As a Trust, we are striving to be at the forefront for how the NHS is trying change and working in partnership with others to join up services for everyone, from the very young to the elderly.

We offer many flexible and part-time working opportunities and all of our employees can enjoy a range of staff benefits, including parking, a gym, an active health and wellbeing programme, an on-site nursery and a cycle to work scheme. We value diversity and promote equality of opportunity.

We particularly welcome applications from black, asian and minority ethnic candidates as there is an under-representation at senior level within Croydon Health Services NHS Trust.

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Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Head of Department and Professional Clinical Lead for Clinical Psychology

Band 8c - 26 hours per week

Applications are invited for a highly experienced and dedicated Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist for the role of Head of Department and Professional Clinical Lead for Clinical Psychology based within Croydon Health Services NHS Trust. The Clinical Psychology Service is a vibrant and expanding service, well respected within the Trust. The dimensions of the job description require you to have advanced clinical, strategic and organization skills to lead neuropsychologists across community and acute sites. You will also lead the newly established Clinical Health Psychology service for the Trust.

We are looking for an individual that can demonstrate highly specialist Neuropsychological experience across a wide range of diagnostic and treatment conditions and in both inpatient and outpatient settings, with proven clinical and leadership skills. You should have appropriate supervisory and management experience with a track record demonstrating skills and knowledge gained from working in varied clinical settings. You should demonstrate an ability to work innovatively and responsively to the ongoing challenges for the modern NHS.

You will be responsible for representing the Clinical Psychology aspects of patient care in various senior level and national forums and should have significant experience at this level of this strategic work.

We are also looking for an individual who has excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with complex emotive subjects. We will require RAPPS registration and membership of the BPS Specialist Register of Clinical Neuropsychology. A record of research/publications is expected.

Closing date for applications is 22nd September 2020

Interviews will be held week commencing 5th October 2020

For further details / informal visits contact:

Annette Schwartz -Consulatant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Head of Department and Professional Lead for Clinical Psychology

annette.schwartz@nhs.netTelephone number020 8274 6880Additional contact information

Alex Mathieson - General Manager

020 8401 3000 ext 3091

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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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