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Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 425-A-19-32646

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust
£61,777 - £72,597 per annum

We are looking for a highly experienced Consultant Clinical Psychologist to lead our mental health provision from CAMHS into our early help services. If this was related to the thrive model, the work would fall into the getting advice and getting help quadrants.

The successful candidate needs to have experience of managing and leading clinicians from a variety of multidisciplinary backgrounds. They also need to have experience of working with commissioners, Higher Education Institutes,Health Education England and NHS England. In addition we are looking for someone with experience of leadership across different organsiations, such as Health and the Local Authority.

The successful candidate will report to the service manager for the CAMHS teams in Sheffield, as well as having professional support from the Head of Psychological Services in CAMHS.

There are some well established teams within Sheffield CAMHS already, such as the Primary Mental Health Service, the Healthy Minds Service and the Child Wellbeing Practitioners, but we are also about to embark on becoming a trailblazer sight for the Education Mental Health Teams in schools. These teams will all be responsible to the Consultant Clinical Psychologist in this new role.

There are a large number of clinical psychologists working within Sheffield and there are regular monthly meetings for all of the consultant psychologists as well as meetings with all the child psychologists on a quarterly basis. There are opportunites for professional development within the service and also outside of the service if this is felt to be needed.



All communication throughout the application process will be via e-mail therefore please check your e-mail account and NHS Jobs account regularly. References are also requested by email (where possible). Therefore, to speed up the recruitment process please provide an email address for all referees when completing your application form.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. If a DBS check is required for the post you are applying for any offer of employment will be provisional on a satisfactory DBS check being obtained.

In line with other NHS Organisations in the Yorkshire and Humber Region a successful candidate appointed into a post within this Trust will be required to pay the DBS check fee (£45). This is customarily payable over 4 months as a salary deduction once employed by the Trust. If you receive a conditional offer letter, complete your DBS application and later withdraw from the recruitment process, an invoice will be raised via the Trust's finance department to recoup the outlay.

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust in accordance with the Equal Opportunities policy is committed to treating all individuals equally irrespective of age, race, social background, gender, sexual preference, colour, disability, nationality, ethnic origin, marital status, religion or trade union membership.

Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancies earlier than originally stated, if sufficient applications are received.

Please note that Sheffield Children's NHS Foundation Trust do not reimburse any incurred interview expenses.

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

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