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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/06/2019.

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Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 363-TH5175

East London NHS Foundation Trust
Mental Health
TH AMH Rapid Assessment Interface Discharge, LONDON
£51,383 to £57,596 per an

ELFT (East London NHS Foundation Trust) is making a positive difference to thousands of people’s lives, providing support so that they can fulfil their potential and enjoy healthy lives.

Creative, Innovative and Breaking the Stigma

The Frequent Attenders Team at the Royal London Hospital is looking for a highly motivated clinical psychologist to join the team. The Frequent Attending work supports the very vulnerable and complex people in our diverse community people who have a number of unmet needs such as physical, social, psychological, mental health etc. If you thrive in engaging and trying to understand people with complex needs this might be the job for you. The team has been developed over the past three years and is now at the stage of being expanded. We are looking for a skilled clinical psychologist to join us to provide the psychological perspective on the frequent attending. It will suit a person with a good understanding of systemic working as well as an awareness of psychologically informed environment.


We welcome innovations and a readiness to try out new ideas as part of our commitment to continuous improvement and the development of our staff.
Your service area is part of the wider psychology and psychological therapy provision in Tower Hamlets, you would be joining a community of psychologists and psychological therapists working across EI, perinatal, art therapies, personalities disorder services, drug and alcohol services, homelessness, learning difficulties, older adults, PTS, psychiatric liaison, community health, community access service and primary care. We support and encourage CPD opportunities across these specialities as part of the trust annual appraisal and personal development planning. We also support professional development in a range of ways.

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If you have any questions about the job please contact Kellie Gordon or Rikke Albert on 0203 594 6695

ELFT has been named one of the HSJ Top 10 best places to work in healthcare, HSJ Provider Trust of the Year and graded as Outstanding by our regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in 2018. We believe that staff who feel valued by the Trust and are truly engaged in the organisation deliver better outcomes for our patients. This Trust is clinician-led, and provides the highest possible level of clinical expertise throughout its services.

We have set ourselves the mission to improve the quality of life of all we serve, and have embarked on an ambitious Quality Improvement Programme to transform the culture of the Trust to one of continuous improvement, delivered through participation of all staff and with service users, carers and families at the heart of our efforts to improve.

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Geographic areas our services cover

ELFT provides a wide range of community and inpatient services to children, young people, adults of working age, older adults and forensic services to the City of London, Hackney, Newham, Tower Hamlets, Bedfordshire, Luton and psychological therapy services to the London Borough of Richmond.

It is recommended you apply for the post as soon as possible as adverts may close earlier if there is a high response.

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If you do not hear from us within four weeks of the closing date, please consider that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. You must provide professional email addresses for all referees as we will contact them as soon as an offer has been made. Please note we do not request references prior to interviews.

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.

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