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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/07/2021.

Senior Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Job Reference: 267-OM2456164-H

Employer:
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Psychological Therapies
Location:
Warneford Hospital / Littlemore Mental Health Centre, Oxford
Salary:
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.


Would you like to co-create your perfect role? - We have a range of 8a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist vacancies, working on inpatient wards and in Community Mental Health Teams across Oxfordshire.

We are looking for enthusiastic HCPC registered Clinical or Counselling Psychologist who wish to make a difference to patients with long term mental health problems, providing evidence-based treatments and wanting to develop clinical, supervisory and leadership skills. We are also happy to hear from other accredited psychological therapists that can demonstrate they meet the person specification.

We offer CPD and training to support career progression, have excellent links with the Oxford Centre for Psychological Health that includes Oxford Centre for Cognitive Therapy (OCTC) and Oxford Institute for Clinical Psychology Training, which is hosted by the Trust. We actively encourage innovation and research with opportunities for collaborations with the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Experimental Psychology. We also collaborate with Oxford Brookes University and Buckinghamshire New University.


We provide, excellent accredited supervision by senior therapists to help you consolidate your therapy skills in a focused and supported way, monthly opportunities to meet psychological therapy colleagues from across the county for reflective practice groups, clinical updates, and professional development.
We look forward to welcoming you to Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust.

For further details please contact:

Name: Jo Ryder
Job title: Consultant Counselling Psychologist
Email address: Joanne.Ryder@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk
Telephone number: 01865 902005

Additional contact information:

Cathy Woodley – Deputy Team Manager 01865 902005




  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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