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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/12/2021.

NDC Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 267-OM3622973

Employer:
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
CAMHS
Location:
Maple House, Oxford
Salary:
£47,126 - £53,219 pro rata

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.


The Neurodevelopmental Conditions (NDC) Service is part of the integrated CAMHS for children and young people aged 5-18 and their families / carers. The function of the NDC Service is to ensure that presentation of the emotional and mental health needs of children and young people with suspected or identified neurodevelopmental conditions such as autism and ADHD are appropriately met, with the aim of increasing ability to manage these long term conditions, and reducing the likelihood of long-term mental health problems. The service is delivered by a multidisciplinary team who can deliver a range of evidence-based therapeutic interventions.

The post holder will provide a specialist clinical psychology service to the young people who access the NDC Service, working within the multidisciplinary team. They will provide specialist psychological assessment and therapy to clients and offer advice, consultation and supervision on clients’ psychological psychological care to non-psychologist colleagues and to other, non-professional carers. They will be part of the multidisciplinary assessment team for autism and ADHD. They will work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the team’s policies and procedures. They will utilise research skills for audit, policy and service development and research within the area served by the team/service.

This post is a fixed-term vacancy to cover maternity leave and is a potential secondment opportunity for someone interested in developing their knowledge and experience of neurodevelopmental conditions in a specialist team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Laura Mackenzie

Job title: Clinical Team Manager

Email address: laura.mackenzie@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 01865 902447




  • 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.

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.


UK Registration

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



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