Band 8a Clinical Psychologist - HMP Bristol

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
BS1 6AY
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 45.753 - 51.668 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 45.753 - 51.668 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
23 Nov 2021
Closes
23 Dec 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Clinical:-

To provide a high quality and largely autonomous and systematic clinical psychology service .

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).

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.

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.

Management:-

Delegated day to day operational management of more junior staff

Delegated caseload supervision

Represent the service at specialist meetings as requested

The co-ordination of small scale projects as requested

The post holder will work closely with the Community Services Manager in delivering the Trust and LDU integrated business plans as well as assisting to ensure key targets (Health and Justice Indicators of Performance) are met.

Person specification

Essential
Essential criteria
  • Clinical psychologist
  • 2yrs post experience
  • DBT trained
  • Registered with HCPC


Desirable criteria
  • leading a team
  • worked in a prison setting
  • EMDR


We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, people with 'lived-experience' of mental health conditions and people living with disabilities,- we are a 'Disability Confident Employer' offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours, we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our service users.

Please apply to join us, we would love to hear from you. Any personal details you supply to us are kept safe in line with the General Data Protection Regulations.

Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date and we will let you know if we are offering you an interview by email via our recruitment system 'TRAC'. We contact all applicants within 4 weeks after the closing date, so please check your emails regularly once you have submitted your application; you are welcome to contact us, via the TRAC system, if you have any queries about your application.

Ref: 3688768

Job Details

Band 8a Clinical Psychologist - HMP Bristol

Bristol, City of Bristol, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Pay
£ 45.753 - 51.668 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
23 Nov 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
23 Dec 2021

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