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Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology

Job Reference: 449-AS01001

Employer:
Solent NHS Trust
Department:
Neuropsychology
Location:
Southampton
Salary:
£40,057 - £45,839 p.a pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

We are seeking to recruit a Clinical Psychologist with experience in neuropsychology, to provide psychological input to a specialist 2b Neurological Rehabilitation Service. Snowdon is a 14 bedded unit providing multi-disciplinary assessment and rehabilitation to patients with acquired neurological impairments.

The post-holder will be a key member of the MDT and will provide neuropsychological assessment, formulation and rehabilitation as well as supporting other members of the team to develop a psychological understanding of patients’ difficulties. The post will be based on Snowdon ward which is located in the Western Community Hospital in Southampton, but the job may involve some travel to other sites within the Solent NHS Trust region. The post-holder will work primarily with in-patients but on occasion may visit some patients or relatives in their own home and carry out some out-patient work. They will also provide input for family members.

We are a large Neuropsychology Department which consists of 9 Clinical Neuropsychologists/Psychologists in Neuropsychology working across the rehabilitation pathway. We offer regular accredited supervision and there are excellent professional development opportunities. We can provide supervision for candidates wanting to undertake the Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology (QICN). Trainee Clincial Psychologists who are due to qualify in September 2022 are welcome to apply.

For further information or informal discussion please contact Dr Jane McNeil, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist and Service Lead by email jane.mcneil@solent.nhs.uk or phone 07919 397566

Job Specific Location/Base Western Community Hospital, Southampton

 

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Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

We encourage and support our staff to be vaccinated as this remains the best line of defence against Covid-19.


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