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Principal Clinical Psychologist

Job Reference: 270-TA264-MH

Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Clinical Psychology
Campbell House, Northampton
£52,306- £60,983

We are looking to recruit an experienced Clinical Psychologist to provide clinical leadership within the Individual Packages of Care (IPC) Recovery Team.

This role will involve working countywide, based at Campbell House in Northampton. The hours available are up to 30 hours a week, but less hours would cover the post if the applicant wished.

As the Principal Clinical Psychologist for the IPC Recovery Team you would be responsible for the overall leadership and development of case and team formulations to support the interventions for each service user, and adapting interventions based on each individuals quality of life score to enhance their recovery.

The IPC Recovery Team works with individuals to repatriate them back to the local area from specialist placements such as locked rehabilitation and to avert new placements to out of area provisions.

This would include providing supervision and day-to-day support for the other staff employed in the team, as well as working closely with the Operational Manager and Service Manager to provide overall clinical leadership for the team.

The role therefore requires expertise around the provision of supervision, advanced clinical skills in working with complex mental health presentations, and demonstrable leadership abilities.

The Trust has an active network of Psychologists and Psychological Therapists, and you would be actively encouraged to participate in network meetings and other CPD activities.

You would receive specialist supervision from the lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Adult Mental Health employed within the Trust. We have good links with both the Leicester and Oxford Doctoral training courses, and regularly host trainees on placement.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Lynda Patino - 07717 228242 - A/L 7-26th August 2019.

Paul Flecknoe - 07795 445342

NHFT is an integrated primary care and mental health Trust, providing physical, mental health and specialty services in both hospital settings and out in the community. Because we put the person at the centre of all we do, we focus on delivering care that is as easy to access as possible. This means many of our services can be provided at home, work or in schools. We also provide health services to several prisons and detention centres in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire etc.

It is our vision to be a leading provider of outstanding, compassionate care. Our most recent Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection recognised this with an ‘Outstanding’ rating overall, as well as an ‘Outstanding’ rating for the Caring domain. Applicants will need to demonstrate a commitment to delivering outstanding compassionate care and also commit to the Trust mission statement: Making a difference for you, with you. Our vision, mission and values are all part of the roadmap for all we do

Don’t just take our word for it: In 2018, 72.2% of our staff recommended NHFT as a place to work, the highest score for trusts of our type. We were also honoured to win the Health Service Journal’s coveted Trust of the Year award the same year.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL CORRESPONDENCE FOLLOWING YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE MADE VIA EMAIL AND THE TRAC RECRUITMENT SYSTEM . If you do not hear from us by four weeks after the closing date then you may assume that on this occasion unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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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