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Specialist Clinical / Counselling Psychologist

Band 7

Main area
Psychologists
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
371-MHW216
Site
Psychology Trauma
Town
Reading
Salary
£33,222 to £43,041 per annum
Closing
24/01/2019 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.


 

 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Specialist Clinical/Counselling Psychologist to join the Berkshire Traumatic Stress Service, a specialist service providing psychological care for those experiencing symptoms of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). You will be providing specialist and expert assessments, formulations and evidence-based treatment for PTSD and C-PTSD.  You will be involved in our phase-based treatment programme, providing both individual and group treatment and will have the opportunity to develop your knowledge/skills in other therapy modalities including Compassion Focussed Therapy, Narrative Exposure Therapy and EMDR. You will also contribute to the supervision and line-management of assistant/graduate psychologists and trainee clinical psychologists, as appropriate. There will be opportunities to contribute to audits and service evaluation, as well as, to the development and provision of training focussed on treating PTSD. Where appropriate, you may also be involved in consultation and liaison to multidisciplinary mental health staff, third-sector agencies and other, non-professional carers.

For further details and/or an informal conversation about the role/service please contact: Dr Martha Nicholson, Deputy Service Lead, Berkshire Traumatic Stress Service on 0118 929 6400 or via email: martha.nicholson@berkshire.nhs.uk

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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

Martha Nicholson, telephone 01189296439, email Martha.Nicholson@berkshire.nhs.uk

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