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There are 3 Band 7 posts available in KMPT Trust, Kent
Canterbury, St Martins Hospital
Littlebrook Hospital, Dartford
Priority House, Maidstone (full and part time posts available)
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and energetic Clinical/Counselling Psychologist to work in the A & E of Mental Health. Working in a very dynamic environment, you will be provided with many opportunities to learn and develop your therapeutic and systemic skills. There will also be opportunities to be creative and innovative within the role bringing new ideas, incorporating evidence based practice to how the service is delivered.
You will support and assist the core aims within the service both in direct clinical work and as a positive member of the multi-disciplinary team and wider service. The post holder has an important strategic and liaison function to support the transition of patients between services. You will provide psychological assessment and treatment as well as psychological formulations and consultation to the multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will be able to provide evidence based group interventions such as DBT informed skills and support groups as well as reflective practice/case discussions for staff.
Our commitment to you includes support though regular clinical and managerial supervision as well as training to develop both professionally and personally within the role. There are many CPD options as well as opportunities to join specialist supervision groups such as the Trauma Clinical Network Group and other groups. Experience in an Acute Setting is not required for this role and would consider newly qualified psychologists.
Doctoral level training in Clinical/Counselling psychology is essential as well as HCPC registration and be appointable to Band 7 under Agenda for Change.
We can offer a virtual interview if required.
Employment in this post is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service.
To deliver an effective service it is essential that you are able to travel between bases in a timely manner
This post is subject to a six month probationary period for candidates external to the Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Belinda Demirbasa, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Lead Acute Psychological Practice on Mobile: Apply