Highly Specialist Applied Psychologist

Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England
TS4 3SQ
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
2 Dec 2019
Closes
1 Jan 2020

Job Description

An exciting position has arisen for a Highly Specialist Applied Psychologist to provide input to a large, innovative, adult mental health inpatient service.

The successful candidate will take be an integral member of our innovative and effective MDTs. This will include providing a psychological perspective for every patient, undertaking psychological assessments and brief interventions and guiding decision making in relation to risk and care planning for people with highly complex and enduring mental health needs. A core function of the role is to support the staff team in their delivery of compassionate. Trauma-informed care; as such advanced skills in supervision and training is highly desirable. The post holder will be proactive in continual service improvement and will promote a positive image of people with mental ill health difficulties.

You should have experience of working in inpatient services and of working with adults with significant mental health problems. You will be expected to demonstrate evidence of experience in service development and in leadership roles within previous jobs.

You will be required to be registered with the Health and Care Professions Council as a Practitioner Psychologist. You will report to the locality lead for Tees AMH for day to day clinical issues and be expected to work closely with them to support a coherent approach to psychology provision in Tees AMH.

We provide excellent opportunities for peer support/supervision, CPD, teaching/training, and research and audit in line with strategic developments. There are also strong links to the local Teesside D Clin Psy Programme as we are key providers of academic and clinical experience components both in terms of teaching and supervision.

Psychologists provide key leadership roles within the Trust. To support this we have developed leadership profiles for each psychology band and the profile card associated with this post is attached on NHS Jobs. You can find more information about the NHS Leadership Academy's Healthcare Leadership Model and the profiles at their website. We encourage you to look at these resources as they will play a part in the interview process.

The post holder may be required to work across multiple sites in Teesside.

Due to the nature of the role it is essential that applicants are able to travel independently across the locality and have access to a suitable vehicle for business purposes. If necessary, adjustments can be considered in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Applicants must ensure that prior to applying they have agreement from their current line manager that they can be released on a secondment basis.

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust is committed to the protection of staff, service users and visitors to the Trust from second hand smoke and currently operates a no smoking policy which ensures all buildings and grounds are smoke free.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from individuals who have experience of mental ill health or learning disabilities. Our service users and carers tell us our staff should be consistently concerned with maintaining and improving care with pride, empathy and compassion.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible.

In order for your application to be successfully processed we will require references from your current and previous employer(s) which must cover a minimum period of three years. Please ensure that the reference section of your application is completed appropriately giving the address, telephone number and work email address of each of your current and previous line manager(s). If this section is not fully completed your application may not be processed.

If your application is successful, the information you give on your application form will be used to create and be retained on your electronic staff record and to provide access to core Trust systems.

Please note that if the post you are applying for requires a DBS check, you will be required to also subscribe to the DBS Update Service, if successful, and thereafter renew your subscription each year. The Trust will reimburse the subscription fee.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from apps.trac.jobs. You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, that as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post you are agreeing to Tees Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust transferring the

Ref: TSA9419A

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