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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/09/2020.

Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 311-R026-19-G

Employer:
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Psychology
Location:
Rochdale
Salary:
£45,753 - £51,668 Per annum

We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.

Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We’re really proud of our #PennineCarePeople and do everything we can to make sure we’re a great place to work.

Our ambition is to maximise people’s potential and we aim to promote an inclusive environment and improve the diversity of our workforce so our people truly represent the communities we serve.

All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.

If you come and work for us we will offer a range of benefits and opportunities, including:

1. Generous annual leave entitlement for Agenda for Change and Medical and Dental staff.

2. Flexible working opportunities to support your work/life balance

3. Access to Continued Professional Development

4. Involvement in improvement and research activities

5. Health and Wellbeing activities and access to an excellent staff wellbeing service

6. Access to staff discounts across retail, leisure and travel

If you are Kind, Fair, Ingenious and Determined then we want you to come and join our #PennineCarePeople


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Clinical Psychologist to join the Early Intervention Team within the Specialist Services Division of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust.

The post-holder will be based within the Early Intervention Team within Rochdale, an integrated multi-professional health and social care team.

This post offers the opportunity to provide highly specialised clinical psychology services to adults and young people experiencing severe and enduring mental illness who have highly complex psychological needs. The post-holder will require at least two years post-qualification experience of working as a Clinical Psychologist, and experience of working with adults and young people with mental illness.

The role will involve delivering multi-dimensional psychological assessments, risk assessments, formulations and a range of psychological interventions and therapy. The post-holder will be instrumental in supporting the development of a psychologically-minded workforce delivering specialist health and social care to adults and young people will mental illness, hence will require expertise in delivering psychological consultancy, training and clinical supervision. Good leadership and multi-disciplinary team skills are essential, as the post-holder will be taking a lead Clinical Psychology role within the Rochdale Early Intervention Team, under the supervision of a Consultant Clinical Psychologist within the directorate.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Jennifer Mack

Rochdale Early Intervention Team

HMR Division

John Elliot Unit

Birch Hill Hospital

OL12 9RD

07970356290




All new starters to Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust who are appointed to a post which requires a Disclosure Barring Certificate check (DBS) will be recharged for the full cost of the check. Substantive staff will have the amount deducted from their first months’ salary. Members to the Trust bank must repay the full amount from their first pay. The Trust encourages all staff and bank workers to register with the DBS update service at an annual cost of £13, for bank members this is obligatory. The cost of an enhanced DBS check is £40 and for a standard check £23, both attract an administration charge of £3.50.

  • Priority will be given to applications from NHS employees with an at risk status
  • This post is on PCFT T&C's. If you are an internal employee currently on transferred T&C's and you are voluntarily applying for this post please be aware that should you be appointed the T&C's of this post will transfer to PCFT.
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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.


UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.



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