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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/12/2021.

Band 8a Senior Clinical Psychologist - Children’s Specialist

Job Reference: J11-39287-HCT-CPC00

Employer:
NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Department:
PALMS
Location:
Sandridge Gate
Salary:
Day: £24.57 (Excluding Holiday Pay)

**PLEASE NOTE THIS IS TO APPLY TO JOIN NHS PROFESSIONALS’ ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS BANK**

 

Job Title and Grade: Band 8a Senior Clinical Psychologist – Children’s Specialist

Location/Trust: Sandridge Gate | Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Department Covered: PALMS

Pay Rates: Days: £24.57(Excluding Holiday Pay)

Placement Ref/ID: 39287

 

The Role:

Are you interested in supporting children and young people with learning disabilities and Autistic Spectrum Disorder?

PALMS works across Hertfordshire providing a specialist multi-disciplinary approach, offering individually tailored support for children and young people (CYP), aged 0-18, helping families to manage challenging behaviour, toileting, feeding and sleeping concerns.

PALMS provides intervention where necessary and intensive support to families reaching crisis with a step up and step down approach throughout their care journey. Interventions include workshops, groups, individual therapy, and therapeutic work with parents/carers/siblings. PALMS clinicians comprise a ‘virtual team’, delivering a consistent service across Hertfordshire to CYP within the target group and in the registered population for Hertfordshire.

We currently have a long-term placement for a Band 8a Senior Clinical Psychologist – Children’s Specialist at Hertfordshire Community Trust, specifically providing the following:

  • Provide highly developed specialist psychological assessments of clients referred to PALMS (Positive behaviour, Autism, Learning disability and MH Service)
  • Undertake risk assessment and risk management for relevant individual child and adolescent clients and provide advice to other professionals on psychological aspects of risk assessment and risk management
  • Responsible for providing clinical supervision and professional support and guidance as required to psychologists within PALMS

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust has an enviable reputation, great supportive team with a family feel, sharing the same strategic objectives:

  • Outstanding quality and performance
  • Joined-up local care
  • Great place to work
  • Best value through innovation

 

Skills/Responsibilities:

Skills/Responsibilities

To apply for this post, you will:

  • Chartered Clinical Psychologist status, formal training and accreditation to Doctoral level in Clinical Psychology or equivalent for those trained prior to 1996
  • Further specialist post-qualification training relevant to the CYP and/or ASD and LD client group
  • Significant experience of working with people with a learning disability and with people with an Autistic Spectrum disorder in a range of settings and/or experience of working with CYP

 

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
  • Dedicated consultants
  • Flexible working options
  • Free DBS and free training
  • Build holiday allowance
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03330 144 370
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

 

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Register today for various flexible working options and long term placement opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Rakesh Solanki, Recruitment Consultant on 0144 290 2016 or E-mail on rakesh.solanki@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk.

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

 

Disclaimer

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.





As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.


We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.



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