Band 8a Clinical Psychologist (Later Life) - Victoria Centre, Swindon

Swindon, Wiltshire, England
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 47.126 - 53.219 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 47.126 - 53.219 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
16 Nov 2021
16 Dec 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
1. To provide a high quality and largely autonomous and systematic clinical
psychology service .
2. To undertake highly specialist assessments, including neuropsychological
assessment , risk assessment and assessment for suitability for specialist
psychological therapies with clients and their carers ( as appropriate to the role).
3. To formulate and implement plans for the formal psychological treatment and/or
management of clients' mental health problems, based upon an appropriate
conceptual framework of the client's problems, and employing methods based
upon evidence of efficacy, across the full range of care settings.
4. To be responsible for providing a range of psychological interventions for
individuals, carers and groups, within and across teams employed individually and
in synthesis, adjusting and refining psychological formulations drawing upon
different explanatory models and maintaining a number of provisional hypotheses.
5. To provide at least one specialist evidence based psychological intervention as
dictated by the needs of the service
6. To provide highly specialist consultation to members of the various teams in the
area and beyond regarding formulation and psychological management of clients
of those teams.
7. To use highly specialist psychological knowledge and skills to contribute to the
more effective management of patients by teams.
8. To be involved in the development and delivery of training within the Trust
9. To participate in clinical and caseload supervision arrangements provided by the
10. To maintain accurate records and to monitor clinical workload using agreed
11. To support the full implementation of CPA or equivalent including acting as careco-ordinator as appropriate to the needs of the service .
12. To enter data as requested by the Trust in a timely manner
(1) Delegated day to day operational management of more junior staff
(2) Delegated caseload supervision
(3) Represent the service at specialist meetings as requested
(4) The co-ordination of small scale projects as requested
1. To fully adhere to the Policies and Procedures of the HCP. To fully observe the BPS
(2009) Code of Conduct and the DCP Generic Professional Practice Guidelines
2. To be aware of, adhere to, and where appropriate, contribute to the formulation and
review of Trust, Area, Clinical Psychology policies and procedures. Copies of Trust
Policies can be accessed via the staff intranet or from your manager.
3. To participate in local psychological therapy and psychology meetings and trust wide
meetings as appropriate.
4. To maintain and develop high standards of clinical psychology practice by engaging in
continuing professional development and co-operative working/networking with other
clinical psychologists.
5. To participate in an annual performance appraisal
6. To participate in clinical supervision
1. To participate in service governance processes in the profession and in the LDU to
maintain a safe, effective service which responds to Service User feedback.
2. To support and participate in multidisciplinary clinical audit.
3. To liaise with other disciplines and agencies to ensure that best practice is shared.
4. To promote the use of effective interventions in the service.
1. To provide supervision for clinical psychology trainees from regional training courses
and elsewhere as appropriate.
2. To provide training, supervision and consultation in psychological approaches to other
staff in multidisciplinary teams. This is to include joint assessment, formulation of
psychological problems and planning of interventions to be implemented by other
team members with service users.
3. To contribute to the development of a psychologically based framework of
understanding and care across service settings through providing teaching, training,
consultation and supervision.
4. To provide training and supervision to assistant psychologists .
5. To participate in peer supervision arrangements for psychologists in the area.
6. To collaborate with colleagues to develop and offer training courses, workshops and
supervision groups to develop psychological skills for staff in the area.
7. To contribute to the teaching of students and trainees in psychology, medicine,
nursing and other health care disciplines.
8. To agree a plan of personal development with the line manager and professional lead
for the service.
1. To collaborate with specialist staff and other agencie

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Job Details

Band 8a Clinical Psychologist (Later Life) - Victoria Centre, Swindon

Swindon, Wiltshire, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
£ 47.126 - 53.219 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Full time
16 Nov 2021
16 Dec 2021

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