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

Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 377-FCS34222

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Clinical Health Psychology
£38,890 to £44,503 per annum

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Clinical Psychologist to join a new 0-18 Autism Assessment Pathway service, hosted by Mid Yorks NHS Hospital Trust. You will join an MDT comprising psychologists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists and nurse specialists. The post will sit within an innovative and growing Clinical Health Psychology Department within a large acute hospital trust, which comprises a strong team of Clinical Psychologists working into a range of specialities including Neuropsychology, Spinal, Pain, Diabetes, Burns, Oncology and Palliative Care Services, Surgery specialties and Medicine specialties. We actively encourage and support supervision, CPD and service-related research. As a department we take trainees from several local training courses in Clinical Psychology and have good academic links to the local training courses. Clinical and professional supervision and support will be provided by experienced Clinical Psychologists within the Clinical Health Psychology Department.

The post holder will provide specialist triage, assessment and intervention to children and families referred through the ASD Assessment Pathway, under supervision from a Senior Clinical Psychologist in the ASD Assessment Pathway service. The post holder will undertake individual and family assessment as part of a wider MDT assessment, working both independently and directly with the MDT. (eg school visits, patient observation, involvement with children’s services and other agencies). The post-holder will attend MDT meetings as well as indirect work with staff including supervision, training and teaching. It is anticipated that the post will involve some work into paediatric health psychology specialties where required and agreed between services.

The successful candidate will have experience in clinical work with children, carers and families across a range of settings. We welcome applications from enthusiastic, highly motivated and resourceful individuals with strong skills in delivering psychological input and in working effectively within multi-disciplinary teams. This post is open to suitably qualified individuals at AfC Band 7 and applications will be considered from individuals due to qualify from Doctoral Clinical Psychology courses in 2020.

For further information or an informal chat, please contact Rachel Mumford on / 01924 543799

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