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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/08/2019.

CSC Clinical Psychologist HMP Woodhill

Job Reference: 333-D-OC-0451-D

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust
HMP Woodhill
HMP Woodhill Milton Keynes, Milton Keynes MK4 4DA
£44,606 to £50,819 pa inc

CNWL (Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust) has almost 7,000 staff providing integrated healthcare to a third of London's population, Milton Keynes and areas beyond. We involve service users, carers, the public, staff and partner organisations in the way that we are run.

Our catchment area spans diverse communities, with over 100 first languages spoken. It contains areas of great affluence as well as areas of much deprivation. We are committed to providing services that meet the needs of the people who use them, and we actively encourage involvement from local people who can help make a difference. We’re proud of our diversity and we continue to undertake new initiatives to advance equality for LGBT+, BME and people with disabilities to promote good relations and understanding between our staff.

We are recognised locally, nationally and internationally for providing high quality, innovative healthcare. We aim to employ only the best people, and our experts are frequently called upon to contribute to national health strategy and policy, and many models of our care have been adapted for use in other countries.

We offer a generous relocation package (subject to eligibility assessment) and flexible working options, including bank assignments for most roles. See attached Staff Reward and Wellbeing Handbook detailing our benefits, discounts and wellbeing intiatives for staff.

Become part of our team. We care for you as much as you care for others.

Following a successful bid, from the 1st April 2019, CNWL is delighted to be providing integrated healthcare across the entire HMP Woodhill provision including the Close Supervision Centre and substance misuse services. We are looking a clinical psychologist to work within the Close Supervision Centre (CSC).

Are you ready for a challenge? Do you recognise the importance of working effectively with partners across a range of health and custodial disciplines? Are you experienced and confident in working with high risk and highly complex individuals and groups? You will be required to deliver specialist psychological assessment and interventions and provide modeling, training, advice and consultation on a psychological approach to other members of the clinical team and wider CSC staff. The post holder will also work closely with the Integrated Mental Health Team that provides assessment and intervention across the rest of HMP Woodhill.

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust is proud of its Offender Care Services which are made up of highly motivated and passionate teams with vast experience in secure healthcare. We deliver health care in a range of settings; prisons, IRCs, secure hospital and in the community. Our vision is: “Working in partnership with the criminal justice system and other agencies, we will provide responsive, dependable and high quality primary care, mental health and substance misuse services to existing offenders (and those at risk of offending) in the communities we serve, to improve their health status and to encourage social inclusion.” We are looking for staff who can support us make our vision a reality.

HMP Woodhill is a category A prison comprising of five residential wings (including a stabilisation unit), a segregation unit, clinical assessment unit and the Close Supervision Centre (CSC).


For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Sarah Allen: Lead Psychologist Offender Care
Mobile: 07703469809

CNWL NHS Foundation Trust are committed to safeguarding all children and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children and vulnerable adults.

Due to the high response levels we receive for some vacancies, we may expire any of them prior to the advertised closing date and advise you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Our Agenda for Change employment contracts are subject to a contractual 13 week probationary period.

If you are offered a job, information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

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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