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Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Band 7

Main area
Psychologist
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Fixed Term
Hours
22.5 hours per week
Job ref
371-MHW177-A
Site
East Psychiatric Liaison
Town
Slough
Salary
£34,883 to £44,774 pa, pro rata (Inclusive of HCAS)
Closing
22/11/2018 23:59

These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority
  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services
  • working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.


 

 

Specialist Clinical Psychologist, fixed term until January 2020, to cover maternity leave

Psychological Medicine / Health Psychology

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the adult (18-64) and older adult (65+) East Berkshire Psychological Medicine Service based at Wexham Park Hospital (Band 7, 22.5 hours, fixed term post until January 2020 to cover maternity leave).

The successful candidate will be joining a developing and expanding team supporting the mental health needs of adults and older adults with long-term physical health and neurological conditions across the acute hospital. There will be opportunities to establish close working relationships with specialist departments including diabetes, heart failure, oncology, stroke, and maternity.

The post would be best suited to a clinical psychologist with a keen interest in physical health, neurological and neuro-degenerative conditions. We are looking for a dynamic and energetic individual with a strong interest in service development, who has a passion to support patients with a wide range of physical and mental health conditions.

The clinical work will be varied and there are ample opportunities for the development of knowledge and skills. The post holder will have the opportunity to carry out and deliver a wide range of assessments and interventions, develop supervisory and consultation skills, and engage in teaching and training.

The post holder will receive support and supervision from the Lead Clinical Psychologist and will work within a supportive team environment. Newly qualified clinical psychologists are welcome to apply.

For more information and to discuss the post, please contact Dr Lissy Otto, Clinical Psychologist, on 01753 633256.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Lissy Otto, telephone 01753 633256, email Lissy.Otto@berkshire.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

7-9 Cremyll Road
Reading
Berkshire
RG1 8NQ
Telephone
0118 2077 635