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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/02/2021.

Assistant Psychologist (Band 4)

Job Reference: 376-RCG-015

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
RCG Older Adults Services
£21,892 to £24,157 pa

Assistant Psychologist Band 4 - full time fixed term posts 12 months

An opportunity has arisen in our Older People’s Community Mental Health Services for an Assistant Psychologist. We are looking for a committed Assistant Psychologist to provide input across several older people’s mental health pathways based in Rotherham.

The successful applicant will work under the supervision of the Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist, assisting the qualified psychologists in a variety of duties. This will include supporting the delivery of neuropsychological assessments, delivery of individual and group-based psychological interventions with service-users and carers, as well as contributing to audit, research, teaching and service development.

In Rotherham we have a growing team of supportive, compassionate and values-driven Psychological Professions. We are passionate about providing high quality support to service users and influencing the wider delivery of care across all of our teams. We welcome interest from enthusiastic and well organised applicants, with some experience of working within a clinical setting and an interest in working with older people.

For more information please contact Dr Ian Asquith (Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist) or Dr Adelle Hayes (Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist) on 01709 447767

Closing date for completed applications: 26th February 2021

Interview Date: 12th March 2021

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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