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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/02/2020.

Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: J145-A-20-1459

Healthshare Clinical Services
Physio - London
Band 8a

We are an entirely clinically-led team with a passion for improving the effectiveness of NHS care. Formed in 2009 from a core of ex-NHS clinicians determined to innovate and develop services built on the latest evidence and exceptional care, we have grown to be one of the largest providers of community-based care working exclusively with the NHS.

Our team of nearly 300 includes Consultant Doctors, Specialist Physiotherapists and Rehabilitation and Exercise specialists.

Clinical Psychologist

Healthshare Pain Services, Hillingdon & Central London

Salary: Equivalent Band 8a

(Dependent on experience)


Join Our Multidisciplinary Team within our Pain Service

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a qualified and experienced clinical psychologist to join our multi-disciplinary team. Referrals to the adult psychology service are diverse, consisting of a varied caseload of patients with long-term musculoskeletal health conditions across a range of care sectors. If you have a minimum of 5-years’ experience as a Clinical Psychologist and knowledge of managing patients with chronic pain we would be very keen to engage in further discussion with you.

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing a range of specialist psychological assessments, therapy and interventions to individuals, couples and groups of clients across our community-based clinics in Hillingdon and London. You will communicate in a skilled and sensitive manner, highly complex information concerning the assessment, formulation, diagnosis and treatment plans of clients under your care. You will also be responsible for monitoring progress, and discharging clients/patients.

You will offer advice and consultation on client’s psychological care to non-psychologist colleagues and to other non-professional carers. The successful applicant will have extensive clinical experience and the ability to work with service users who present with a full range of clinical needs and risk behaviours, and the ability to engage with, and respond to, highly complex clinical, professional and ethical challenges and demands on clinicians and services.

The successful applicant will be an autonomous practitioner involved in service development and utilising research skills to inform practice and contribute to audit. They will maintain the highest standards of clinical record keeping including electronic data entry and recording, report writing and the responsible exercise of professional self-governance in accordance with professional codes of practice of the British Psychological Society.

The successful applicant will be open to new ways of working with difficult to engage client groups. They will foster and promote rehabilitation-based care and support. Empathetic and compassionate they will demonstrate integrity and respect for others, placing person-centered care at the forefront of their practice and place high importance on accountability and excellence.

This is an opportunity for the successful applicant to really shape the service and put their own stamp on it. As a member of the persistent pain service, you will be developing the content and context of the pain service working as part of a strong multidisciplinary team of senior clinicians. Both full and part-time working patterns will be considered.

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Healthshare actively promotes equal opportunities and is committed to promoting diversity within its workforce. It is committed to developing a variety of flexible working arrangements, such as job sharing.

Please note we reserve the right to close vacancies early if sufficient applications are received before the closing date.

Due to the high number of applications we receive, we are unable to reply to everyone, therefore applicants should assume they have been unsuccessful if they have not been contacted by 2 weeks after the closing date.

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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