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Consultant Clinical Psychologist Head of Enhanced Recovery Pathway

Job Reference: 313-A-20-86038-KW

Employer:
Leicestershire Partnership Trust
Department:
AMH Clinical Psychology
Location:
Leicester
Salary:
£63,751/£63,751/£63,751/£63,751/£63,751/£73,664

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.


Band 8c Consultant Clinical Psychologist and Head of the Enhanced Recovery Pathway

Applications are invited from a qualified UK HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist with significant experience of work in the context of Adult Mental Health Rehabilitation services for a full-time (37.5 hours per week), permanent post at Agenda for Change Band 8C.

Following recent organisational redesign revising the role and function of the Leicestershire Partnership Trust’s Adult Mental Health services, we are looking for a highly experienced and enthusiastic clinical psychologist to lead the development of an Enhanced Recovery Pathway for individuals experiencing serious mental illness.

The post will provide leadership and strategic direction to the development and delivery of the enhanced recovery care pathway. This will require flexibility and imagination on the part of the post-holder and, while it will retain a direct service delivery aspect, will emphasise delivering rehabilitation and recovery interventions across a pathway.

This post will be pivotal in the next phase of organisational redesign of the Leicestershire Partnership Trust’s Adult Mental Health service. The post holder will be expected to take a key strategic and management role in further developments as we reconfigure services to accommodate new care pathways and new service configurations.

Adult Mental Health clinical psychology and psychological therapy services are a diverse and non-doctrinaire group who continue to welcome new colleagues with fresh approaches to the issues surrounding the delivery of services to adults with mental health problems.

Agile Working

We recognise the need to develop modern working practices to enable employees to maximise their performance and productivity whilst maintaining a good work life balance. To this aim the Trust has adopted an Agile working methodology as outlined within the Trust Agile working Policy.

The post advertised falls under the Trust’s Agile working methodology, so if successful you will be appointed as an Agile Worker, and will need to work to the Trusts Agile working policy. Talk to the recruiting manager about what this means in practice for you.

 

Informal discussions regarding this post are welcome with Denis Salter (Head of Adult Mental Health Clinical Psychology) on (0116) 295 3098 email denis.salter@leicspart.nhs.uk or Rachel Kingman Service Manager Rehabilitation Services email rachel.kingman@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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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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