Band 7 - Clinical/Counselling Psychologist - Long Fox Unit

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, England
BS24 9XN
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS £ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 40.057 - 45.839 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

1. To provide a psychology service to the designated team including assessment and therapy both for individuals and groups as appropriate.

2. To provide a specialist consultancy service to multidisciplinary teams and other agencies providing care for the client group.

3. To participate in generic team duties as agreed by the operational manager and Psychology Lead as appropriate, to the needs of the service.

4. To participate in clinical and caseload supervision arrangements provided by the Psychology Service.

5. To maintain accurate records and to monitor clinical workload using agreed systems.

6. To ensure timely recording of all data required by the Trust.

7. To support the full implementation of CPA acting as care co-ordinator as
appropriate to the needs of the service.

PROFESSIONAL

1. To adhere to the HCPC policies and procedures.

2. To fully observe the BPS (2009) Code of Conduct and the DCP Generic
Professional Practice Guidelines (2008).

3. (2008).To be aware of, adhere to, and where appropriate, contribute to the formulation and review of Trust, Area and Clinical Psychology Service policies and procedures.

4. To participate in local psychology meetings and Trust wide meetings as
appropriate.

5. To maintain and develop high standards of psychology practice by engaging in continuing professional development and co-operative working/networking with counselling and clinical psychologist colleagues.

6. To participate in an annual performance appraisal.

SERVICE GOVERNANCE

1. To participate in service governance processes in the profession, ensuring a safe and effective service.

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

TRAINING AND STAFF DEVELOPMENT

1. To provide training, supervision and consultation in psychological approaches to other staff in the multidisciplinary team. This to include joint assessment with care co-ordinators, formulation of psychological problems and planning of interventions to be implemented by care co-ordinators or other team members with service users.

2. To provide training and supervision to Band 4 psychologists, work experience placements and trainees (alongside main identified supervisor).

3. To collaborate with colleagues to develop and offer training courses, workshops and supervision groups to develop skills in psychological interventions.

4. To contribute to the teaching of students and trainees in psychology, medicine, nursing and other health care disciplines.

5. To agree a plan of personal development with the Psychology Lead and the post holder's line manager.

Person specification

Essential
Essential criteria
  • Doctorate in clinical psychology or equivalent


Desirable criteria
  • Experience of working on inpatient wards


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: 3690406

Job Details

Band 7 - Clinical/Counselling Psychologist - Long Fox Unit

Weston-Super-Mare, Somerset, Englandd Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS
Pay
£ 40.057 - 45.839 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
23 Nov 2021
Type
Permanent
Closes
23 Dec 2021

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