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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 16/12/2018.

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Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 222-LS-876

West London NHS Trust
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Psychology H&F, London
£49,077 - £56,632 pa inc hcas

We are immensely proud of our staff and their passion, professionalism and dedication to change people’s lives. If you share that passion, if you too want to make a difference, then come and join us.

In return you will get to work with a great team, with superb training and development opportunities, and excellent staff benefits (including relocation package).

We support 62,500 patients and carers every year, serving 700,000 residents in three of the most diverse boroughs in west London plus Broadmoor in Berkshire. The diversity of the communities we serve is matched by the diversity of our staff, of whom 56% come from BME backgrounds.

We offer the most diverse range of mental health services in England: from helping young people with eating disorders; to supporting new mums suffering post natal depression; to assessing people detained under the Mental Health Act; to running high secure services at Broadmoor Hospital. We are also creating innovative new services to combine physical and mental healthcare.

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Exciting new opportunity for Clinical and Counselling Psychologists at West London NHS Trust (Hammersmith and Fulham)


West London Services are in the process of transforming the provision of community services within the three boroughs and moving towards specialist pathways of care within recovery services. This transformation is aimed at improving, focussing and standardising the offer to all those using our services and is concentrating on improving access to psychological services.


As a result, we are looking for a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to work within our newly transformed services. The post advertised is within the Complex Depression, Anxiety and Trauma (CDAT) pathway.


1 X Band 8a Clinical Psychologist in CDAT pathways in the Hammersmith & Fulham recovery team.


Psychology within West London NHS Trust is central to the development and delivery of evidence based packages of care, delivered against NICE guidelines with a range of education and training to be rolled-out alongside the service transformation. Staff will sit mainly within one of the three pathways (CDAT, Psychosis and Personality Disorders) and will be able to access specialists training and development packages specific to their pathway. There are some exciting training opportunities arising in the CDAT pathway on helping clinician develop and strengthen their EMDR and ACT skills. Psychology sits as lead to two of the three pathways and is involved in all planning regarding service development.


The recovery teams hold psychological formulation and psychological interventions as central to their pathway and the post holder will be expected to contribute to the development and delivery of treatment pathways within these teams. The Trust is committed to developing excellent services and you will be part of a team excited by, and striving for, optimal recovery outcomes for each individual who uses our services. We are looking for someone to drive formulation based understanding and to lead teams in developing comprehensive packages of care based around these.



For further details / informal visits contact:

For more information please contact Dr Diana Bogner on 07908 792416

We reserve the right to close adverts prior to the closing date stated should we receive a high volume of applications. If you do not hear back from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

All staff identified as at-risk and who meet the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly.

We offer Relocation packages for some positions (including Band 5 and Band 6 Nurses) - a relocation allowance of up to £8000 is offered for those who meet a required criteria.

Registered Nurses are required to produce their current NMC Revalidation documents/Portfolio at the assessment centre for verification, unless you are a newly qualified nurse from University.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to West London Mental Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment check which can take between 4-8 weeks. After which your information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

Please ensure you include professional email addresses and contact numbers for your referees which MUST be at supervisory or managerial capacity covering the last 3 years of employment to date to avoid delay in the recruitment process. If your current/most recent organisation is an NHS trust, we will be requesting one reference from your current line manager/HR department.

West London Mental Health NHS Trust is committed to safeguarding of all children and vulnerable adults, eliminating discrimination for all groups and achieving equality of opportunity regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief and sexuality. We aim to create a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve at all levels of seniority within the Trust. We are therefore particularly interested in receiving applications from people from ethnic minority backgrounds’.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) 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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