Practitioner Psychologist

London, Greater London, England
EC2V 8AF
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust £ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
18 Jun 2022
Closes
17 Jul 2022

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Key Responsibilities:

KR 1 Clinical and Client Care
  • To provide specialist assessments, formulations and interventions for children and their families attending children's psychological services including developing and delivering psychological and psychotherapeutic interventions
  • To develop, run and evaluate psychoeducational interventions with support from a more senior clinician
  • To deliver both face to face and digital interventions
  • To provide culturally appropriate psychological and psychotherapeutic interventions with carers or families of referred clients when required.
  • To assess and monitor risk and draw up appropriate risk management plans.
  • To work with multi-disciplinary colleagues to co-ordinate the services delivered, taking a joint lead on bio-psychosocial formulations

KR 2 Contributing to team or service clinical functioning
  • To contribute to the effective working of the service and to help contribute to the development and facilitation of a psychologically informed framework for the service.
  • To contribute to the team and service's delivery of accessible and acceptable services to diverse local communities.
  • To be proactive in challenging discrimination and support the development of culturally competent services.
  • To advise other members of the service on specialist psychological care of clients.
  • To liaise with referrers, GPs and other professionals concerned with clients in order to develop and review care plans.


KR 3 Policy and service development
  • To implement policies and procedures in own area of work, and to propose improvements or beneficial changes.
  • To contribute to the consultation and engagement of service users in planning and delivering services which meet the needs of local communities.
  • To contribute to service development through undertaking and participating in appropriate projects.


KR 4 Care or management of resources
  • To take care of, and use carefully, the Trust's equipment and physical resources.
  • To ensure that the post-holder has sufficient resources by estimating future needs and requesting or ordering supplies as needed.


KR 5 Management and supervision
  • To be responsible for the allocation and/or clinical supervision of the work of junior staff if required, under supervision from a more senior practitioner
  • To supervise trainees within own area of specialism.


KR 6 Teaching and Training
  • To provide occasional specialist training in psychological approaches to care to other professions as appropriate.
  • To disseminate research and service evaluation findings through presentations and published articles.


KR 7 Record-keeping and Information Governance
  • To ensure that all information generated by own work is recorded as required by Trust policies and local procedures.
  • To maintain the highest standards of clinical record keeping and report writing, according to professional and Trust guidelines, including electronic data entry.


KR 8 Research and development
  • To undertake regular complex service evaluation, audits or research relevant to service needs.


KR 9 Maintaining professional standards and continuing professional development
  • To receive regular clinical and professional supervision from a more senior psychologist according to HCPC and Trust guidelines.
  • To ensure own Continuing Professional Development in line with BPS / ACP and Trust Personal Development Plan requirements and the HCPC 'Standards for Continuing Professional Development'.
  • To maintain an up-to-date knowledge of current developments in professional and clinical practice and of relevant legislation and policies.
  • To comply with the HCPC 'Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics' and 'Standards of Proficiency', and ensure professional development in line with these.
  • To adhere to the BPS's Professional Practice Guidelines and Trust policies and procedures.



KR10 General
  • To travel to sites across the Trust and the area it serves as appropriate and when required.
  • To be aware of risk relating to aggressive and challenging behaviour amongst the client group, and follow trust policies relating to its management.
  • To respond appropriately and professionally to emotionally distressing situations - including those associated with critically unwell patients and those approaching end of life ca

Ref: DH3772A

Job Details

Practitioner Psychologist

London, Greater London, Englandd King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 47154.0 - 52936.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
18 Jun 2022
Type
Permanent
Closes
17 Jul 2022

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