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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/05/2021.

Clinical/ Counselling Psychologist

Job Reference: 367-EAN-4352-D

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical/Counselling Psychology, Adult Mental Health
Saffron Ground, Ditchmore Lane, Stevenage, SG1 3LJ, Stevenage
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum pro rata

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role

We are looking to recruit either a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist grade 8a, 0.8 WTE (30 hours per week). This is a fixed term / secondment opportunity until 31.3.2022. The post holder will work primarily from the team base in Stevenage, although will work as part of a quadrant wide team provide services across North Hertfordshire. The post holder will be involved in the assessment and treatment of adults of working age, who present with a wide range of mental health problems and personality disorders, and will provide a blend of both individual and group work. The post holder will be encouraged to develop their skills in supervising and consulting to the wider team. The team regularly offer a training placement to a trainee from the University of Hertfordshire with whom we have close links. Support and supervision will be provided by a more senior member of the psychological therapies team and you will join a group of clinicians who meet regularly to discuss therapeutic issues as well as service related developments.

This is an exciting time for Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation NHS Trust. We are proud that National Surveys consistently show that our staff recommend working for us. Rated ‘Outstanding’ by CQC, HPFT values and seeks to support our staff in their development.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr Nicola GreenJob titleConsultant Clinical PsychologistEmail number01438 792000

About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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