Clinical or Counselling Psychologist / Therapist

Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
22 May 2020
20 Jun 2020

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to develop our team of Psychological Therapists /Applied Psychologists for Inpatient Services. We are looking to recruit an innovative, motivated and enthusiastic Psychological Therapist/ Applied Psychologist interested in working in Acute Adult Inpatient settings. The correct individual would join our already skilled and motivated multidisciplinary teams based at Lynfield Mount and Airedale Hospitals.

The post holder will be a key member of the acute clinical teams and must have a strong commitment to multi-disciplinary working. The post holder's primary role is to provide psychological assessment, formulation and evidence based therapeutic interventions for individuals and families. Alongside this, consultation, training, and support to other professionals though formal and informal interventions such as facilitation of reflective practice and case discussion is key to the post. Experience of working with people with severe, chronic and complex mental health difficulties is essential . In return we offer a commitment to support your continued professional development, and your clinical and managerial supervision will be supported by our Senior Psychological Therapist/ Clinical Psychologist for Acute Inpatient Services.

We manage candidates' applications through the recruitment system.
This means that all of the information provided in your application form will be
securely transferred from NHS Jobs following submission, and it will only be
used for the purpose for which it was provided.

We would welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

Our workforce supports dynamic working practices such as reducing travel, printing, and making more efficient use of digital information and technology. To support this process, we need people who share our excitement, embrace different ways of working and new technologies and are able to work flexibly across organisational boundaries.

As an associated teaching NHS Trust, Bradford District Care Foundation Trust is committed to supporting high quality research that will enable us to deliver excellent, evidence-based care to our service users. We support all our staff to be actively involved in evidence-based practice and research as part of their personal development.

Candidates applying for this vacancy are informed that preference will be given to Trust staff who are currently going through the organisational change process within the Trust and the role may be withdrawn from external candidates on this basis. In the event of this happening the Trust will inform candidates via their email address on NHS Jobs.

We welcome people from all backgrounds and in particular Bradford District Care Trust is keen to reflect the population we serve, we are currently under represented in terms of black and minority ethnic staff. Applications are encouraged from these groups, but it must be stressed that selection will be solely on merit and in accordance with the Trust recruitment policy.

We will consider a variety of flexible working arrangements to enable staff to balance their work and homes lives and support staff by offering a range of benefits including nursery facilities. We are also proud to pledge our support to the Armed Forces and hold a Bronze Award in the Defence Employer Recognition Scheme.

We want to understand how you demonstrate the values, skills and knowledge that we are looking for. Please ensure that you read the job description and person specification attached below as this will help you complete your application.

Ref: A20243926

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