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Band 7 Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 313-A-20-85983-SB

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
CAMHS Eating Disorder
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£38,890 / £40,894 / £41,723 / £44,503

Can you demonstrate our values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Compassion? Do you share in our ambition to create high quality, compassionate care and wellbeing for all?

Then take a step towards LPT...

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust (LPT) provides a range of community health, mental health and learning disability services for people of all ages. Delivered through over 100 settings from inpatient wards to out in the community, our 6,500 staff serves over 1m people living in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland.


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Band 7 Clinical Psychologist – full time substantive position

Leicestershire Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Team

As part of an exciting expansion of our specialist team, we are looking to recruit a band 7 Clinical Psychologist. The team currently consists of psychiatry, psychology, psychotherapy, family therapy and nursing staff who work closely with outpatient, inpatient and adult services to ensure a seamless service. The additional investment will enhance our multi-disciplinary complement to include a paediatrician, dietician and a senior healthcare assistant.

Our service offers early intervention using evidence based approaches to young people up to the age of 18 and their family/carers. The team are based at Mawson House, Leicester.

The position will offer the candidate the opportunity to develop specialist skills in the assessment and treatment of young people using evidenced based interventions. There are excellent learning opportunities under the supervision of accredited therapists. The service is research active and has engaged in some exiting local, national and international research opportunities. There will be a significant amount of team work, where we expect excellent communication and organisation skills and would encourage applications from newly qualified Clinical Psychologists who have demonstrated an enthusiasm for working with young people with eating disorders.

We take pride in working together to maintain a supportive and friendly workplace that welcomes young people and their families and provides deliver quality interventions. We are keen to hear from candidates who reflect the diverse communities we serve. This is an exciting time to work in the Leicestershire Eating Disorders Service with service provision and team expansion.

The successful applicant will attend wider CAMHS psychology meetings and have opportunities to build links with the University of Leicester.

Interview date: 17th November 2020

Informal enquiries and visits are welcomed. Please contact:

Dr Alison Eivors at 0116 2950310 or email at Alison.Eivors@leicspart.nhs.uk




We are committed to providing the best care that we can to our patients, and so some of our roles involve a Maths and English assessment. Where this is so, details will be shared with you as part of the recruitment process.

Details of our benefits, pledge and other important information about the application process, and working for us is contained in the documents linked to our advert.

For areas where our teams work to staffing rosters, rosters are set in advance at a team level and you will be joining an established roster. Your rostered shifts will be confirmed to you when arranging your start date. We will consider requests to vary working patterns in line with our flexible working policy.

To make the most of your application, we may consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.

For all substantive roles the appointment of every new member of staff (excluding medical and dental staff) to a post is subject to a 6 month probationary period, details of which are in our Probation Policy.

We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.

For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. This will be deducted from salary following commencement.

Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.

Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS, and meeting essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.

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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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