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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/04/2021.

Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 173-18521-CYP

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
National Deaf CAMHS
National Deaf CAMHS Service, Manchester
£45,753 - £51,668 pa pro rata

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The NDCAMH Service works with children and young people aged 0 - 18 who have severe to profound hearing loss, have deaf parents or have British Sign Language as a first language and who also experience significant mental health difficulties.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Clinical Psychologist with a breadth of experience and skills working with children with complex difficulties, including Autism, to make a significant contribution to the Deaf CAMHS outreach service based in Manchester. The post provides the opportunity to hold a varied caseload, to work flexibly across pathways of care in a variety of community settings. A key aspect of the role is working closely with clinicians/practitioners as part of a bi-lingual, bi-cultural multi-disciplinary team with deaf and hearing practitioners and BSL/English Interpreters.

The postholder will have regular contact with Deaf CAMHS Psychology colleagues receive supervision and training to develop specialist skills and knowledge.

The service also offers a unique opportunity for a Clinical Psychologist to input into the development of specialist services for deaf children and young people, including audit, research and service development.

You must be willing to gain British Sign Language skills; training will be provided.

Travel is an essential aspect of this role. You must have a clean driving license and use of a car.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Ruth Street

Clinical Psychologist

Tel 0191 2106875 / 07980967237

Claire Crompton

Clinical Team Manager

Tel 0161 7014519 / 07980956996

All applications submitted will be held by and the Trust Resourcing team. If you are unsuccessful at interview your details will be held for a further 6 months and then deleted.

***Please note that from 1st July 2018, all new employees will be required to pay for their DBS Check, and to subscribe to the DBS Update Service.***

If a DBS Check is required for your role the Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost of the DBS check (Enhanced Check £48 or Standard Check £30) by way of deductions from your salary over the first 3 consecutive months of employment with the Trust. As a condition of your employment you will also be required to register with and to participate in the DBS Update Service, and will be responsible for maintaining payment, and subscription to the DBS Update Service (£13 annual payment).DBS checks for volunteers remain free of charge.

NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk of redundancy’ will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are ‘at risk of redundancy’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application.

The Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date.

In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.

Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.

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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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