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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 14/04/2021.

Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology / Clinical Neuropsychologist

Job Reference: 236-DPG-P151-2021

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Department of Clinical Neuropsychology
Northern Care Alliance, Rochdale
£53,168 - £62,001 pro rata

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group was created by bringing together staff and services from two NHS Trusts, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust and The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. Together, we’ve a wealth of skills and resources to share and tap into and, a wide range of career paths for you to develop and explore. If you want to join a team of over 19,000 NHS experts in delivering high-quality, local care across Salford, Oldham, Bury and Rochdale and beyond – come and take your place with us.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Heywood, Middleton, and Rochdale Integrated Community Stroke & Neurorehabilitation Team (ICSNRT).

You will be based within the HMR ICSNRT at Rochdale Infirmary, but affiliated to the Department of Clinical Neuropsychology at Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust Hospital, as a part of the Northern Care Alliance. The Clinical Neuropsychology Department at Salford Royal is a well-established service consisting of a friendly and supportive team, which provides specialist clinical neuropsychology services for the Greater Manchester Neurosciences Centre, and in a number of local Community Teams.

You will be jointly-responsible for developing and evaluating the service, and will work alongside ICSNRT colleagues to deliver and promote the service via the provision of multi-disciplinary team working, teaching and training. You will be working alongside another part-time Principal Clinical Psychologist. Regular specialist supervision will be provided by a Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist.

You will have a strong interest in working with clients with acquired brain injuries, long-term neurological conditions, and stroke. Previous experience of working with clients with neurological difficulties is essential. The ability to utilise psychometric cognitive tests is necessary. Completion of the academic component of the Qualification of Clinical Neuropsychology (QiCN) is a prerequisite. Access to transport is vital.

The Northern Care Alliance is an integrated provider of hospital, community, and primary care services, including the University Teaching Hospital, therefore you will also provide supervision and teaching for Trainee Clinical Psychologists from courses across the North West.

This is a part time (0.6 WTE) position.

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, nationality, religion, marital status, social back ground or trade union membership. However, as members of ethnicity minority groups and individuals with disabilities are currently under-represented at this level of post, we would encourage applications from members of these groups. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr Chris MartinJob titleConsultant Clinical NeuropsychologistEmail addressChristopher.Martin@srft.nhs.ukTelephone number01706 754242 or 01706 754243Additional contact information

Dr Chris Martin

Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist

01706 754242 or 01706 754243

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