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Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist

Job Reference: 196-LIS4807

Employer:
Guy's and St. Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Neuropsychologist
Location:
London
Salary:
£68,554 - £79,374 (pro rata) p.a. inc HCA

The commitment of our 17,100 staff is key to our success. We are one of the largest local employers and we aim to develop and support all our staff so they are able to deliver high quality, safe and efficient care. The 2018 NHS staff survey results show that we have one of the most engaged and motivated workforces in the NHS. We know this has a positive impact on the care provided to our patients.


We have a great opportunity for a Band 8c Clinical Neuropsychologist to join our innovative multidisciplinary Community Neuro Rehab Service, part of Guys & St Thomas’ outstanding CQC-rated community services. The post is advertised as a fixed term 0.7 WTE for 12 months to cover maternity leave. There will be some flexibility of days and hours for the right candidate. You will provide a specialist clinical service to people with a wide range of neurological conditions and acquired brain injuries, as well as clinical supervision and leadership for the team of psychologists across the service. You will also use leadership and managerial skills alongside the multi-disciplinary senior management team, in a friendly and supportive network.

The Community Neuro Rehab Service in Lambeth and Southwark offers multidisciplinary rehabilitation to patients with acquired brain injuries, including stroke and those living with a long-term neurological condition. The neuropsychology team provides a service within all streams which include a 6 bedded 2b level Neuro rehabilitation Unit, based at the Pulross Centre in Brixton; NETT (Neuro rehabilitation Enhanced Transitions team), an intensive post-acute service; specialist stroke inpatient and community rehabilitation; and a Neuro-Conditions Team, a less intensive community-based service. Neuronavigators for the South East London network are embedded within the service and the postholder would be expected to provide consultation to support management of complex cases.

The neuropsychology service has 2 full time 8a Clinical Psychologists, and 2 full time Assistant Psychologists, who work embedded within the multi-disciplinary service teams.

We are looking for someone who is able to demonstrate:

  • specialist neurological expertise in assessment and evidenced based rehabilitation approaches
  • leadership skills, including the ability to supervise and support junior staff
  • strong collaborative working skills, alongside a positive and flexible approach
  • use of knowledge and experience to support teams with complex clinical decision making

& drive neuropsychology service development initiatives

 

We can offer you:

- a rewarding opportunity to build upon your prior experience and enhance your skills as a Clinical Neuropsychologist within a rehabilitation setting

  • an opportunity to demonstrate and consolidate your supervision and leadership skills
  • clinical supervision within the network and close support from your line manager
  • MDT and partnership working in a friendly and supportive team

 

Closing Date: 25th August 2019 at midnight

Proposed Interviews: w/c 02 Sep 2019

Please feel free to contact us for informal discussion or further information about the post.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Heather Campbell, Clinical Lead & Head of Neurorehabilitation Service
Heather.Campbell@gstt.nhs.uk 020 3049 5343
Dr Laura Smith, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist
Laura.Smith@gstt.nhs.uk 020 3049 5548

For further details / informal visits contact:

Heather Campbell, Clinical Lead & Head of Neurorehabilitation Service

heather.campbell@gstt.nhs.uk 0203 049 5343

Dr laura Smith, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist

laura.smith@gstt.nhs.uk 0203 049 5548




Applications are welcomed from applicants with a disability. We can make reasonable adjustments and offer support and advice in a variety of ways throughout the application process. Equality of opportunity is our policy.

As an organisation we are committed to developing our services in ways that best suit the needs of our patients. This means that some staff groups will increasingly be asked to work a more flexible shift pattern so that we can offer services in the evenings or at weekends.

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