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Clinical / Forensic / Counselling Psychologist

National Health Service

Crewe, NW
3 days ago
Crewe, NW
£60k - £60k Per Year
3 days ago
£60k - £60k Per Year

Job Reference: J103-A-21-24723

Employer:
Cygnet Health Care
Department:
Nield House
Location:
Crewe
Salary:
Up to £60,000pa DOE

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 8800 employees empower 3000 individuals across 140 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Psychologist to join our brand new service Cygnet Nield House in Crewe.

This role will be working full time however part time and flexible working may be consideered for the right applicant.

Cygnet Nield House in Crewe is our new 30-bed mental health hospital for women which is due to open in early 2020. Cygnet Nield House will offer a highly specialised service for individuals with a personality disorder and co-morbid disordered eating. The team will focus on providing a positive therapeutic environment, offering pre-engagement work and clinical models such as DBT informed and Schema focused approaches. The service aims to prepare service users for a move to step-down services, or where appropriate, discharge straight to community services or independent living. Group meetings, structured routines and therapeutic activities are to be provided to support individuals to participate in a meaningful day and within a supportive social network. As our service users progress through the rehabilitation and treatment pathway they will be supported in engaging in socially inclusive activities such as college or voluntary work in the community.

Cygnet Nield House will be a multi-disciplinary and psychologically informed service. The focus is on nurturing an enabling environment to deliver a clinical model, developed specifically to meet the needs of service users within an operational framework. Our overarching therapeutic approach is interpersonally focused, consistent, structured, safe, resilient and clinically directed.

The opportunity…

The post-holder will have a key role in providing specialist psychological assessments, interpretation from psychological tests, semi-structured interviews, individual and group therapy. You will also consider potential risks and social needs of the client group, relevant to their diagnosis.

You will work as part of a dedicated clinical team providing a multi-disciplinary approach to rehabilitation in a therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery.

You will be expected to offer psychological insight and knowledge around the clinical area and provide consultation about the psychological care of the client group to staff, families and other agencies.

As a HCPC Registered Psychologist, you will have a pivotal role in the training and clinical supervision of Assistant Psychologists, Volunteers and Psychology Trainees / Students on site. You will also have involvement in audit, policy, service development along with the assessment and interpretation of outcomes.

You will have…

Essential:

  • A Doctorate Level Qualification (BPS route or equivalent) in Clinical/Counselling or Forensic Psychology along with HCPC Registration
  • Experience of working therapeutically with personality disorders and complex mental health difficulties
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Desirable:

  • Experience with a female personality disorder client group
  • Experience of working within eating disorder services and having a background in DBT and ACT and/or schema focused therapies
  • Training and supervision experience

Some of the benefits of this role include:

325 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Fully paid training

Paid DBS

Freeparking

Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift

Shopping and entertainment discount scheme(over 800 retailers)

Cycle to Work scheme

Opportunities to progress and develop

All successfulapplicants will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) in respect of regulated work with protected adults and regulated work with children. A PVG certificate contains all unspent and certain spent conviction information. It also contains any other non-conviction information that the police or other

government bodies think is relevant. Disclosure Scotland continually monitor PVG scheme members' records for vetting information including criminal convictions that may affect their suitability to work with vulnerable groups.


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Psychologist

National Health Service

Aberbeeg, WA
1 day ago
Aberbeeg, WA
1 day ago

Job Reference: J265-1954

Employer:
Elysium Healthcare
Location:
Aberbeeg
Salary:
Competitive + Benefits

If you are an experienced clinical psychologist who is looking for a rewarding career and where you can make a difference and change lives for the better, then join the team at Aberbeeg Hospital and enjoy support from a regional network of psychologists.
You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary team at Aberbeeg Hospital, a 12 bedded low secure service for men with a brand new modern medium secure ward for men, Taliesin which opens in July 2021. You will be working in an environment where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork and CPD, where you will have continuous access to a range of training opportunities to move your career forward. Working 37.5 hours a week, you will be responsible for individual and group interventions, diagnostic and cognitive assessments, MDT working, risk assessments, facilitate staff reflective practice sessions and will be requested to design and deliver training. As an experienced psychologist you will have experience and knowledge in carrying a service users caseload, including assessing service users with complex needs, and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatment within mental health care services. Your responsibilities
  • Supporting the provision of psychology services in a specified area, in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, and under the direction and supervision of a senior psychologist
  • Participating fully with the multidisciplinary team and ensuring that the service user is fully engaged in their care pathway
  • Supporting clinical team working, including both direct interventions and the delivery of staff training programmes
  • Supporting the clinical team and area of service in developing new initiatives and ways of working
    Working with internal and external agencies in order to enhance treatment pathways for service users
To be successful in this role, you'll need:
  • British Psychological Society or a recognised training body qualification
  • Registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist and Charterable status with the British Psychological Society
  • Experience of working with people with complex needs
What you will get
  • Competitive annual salary
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals on duty and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities
There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.
About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.
Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.
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Senior Psychologist

National Health Service

Charlwood, HC
1 day ago
Charlwood, HC
£46k - £46k Per Year
1 day ago
£46k - £46k Per Year

Job Reference: J265-1705

Employer:
Elysium Healthcare
Department:
Psychology
Location:
Charlwood
Salary:
£46,000 + Benefits

Are you an experienced Psychologist looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a difference and change lives for the better? If so, join the team atFarmfield Hospitaland enjoy support from a regional network of psychologists.

You will be working at Farmfield Hospital, which is a large purpose-built medium secure service for adult men 18+ with a forensic background and enduring mental health illnesses such as personality disorder, substance misuse issues and behaviours that challenge.

Reporting directly to the Lead Psychologist, you will be responsible for individual and group interventions, diagnostic and cognitive assessments, MDT working and risk assessments. You will also facilitate staff reflective practice sessions and be requested to design and deliver training.

As a Senior Psychologist, you will have experience and knowledge in carrying a service user’s caseload, including assessing complex needs and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatments to support their care plans.

You'll be a part of anenvironment where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork and CPD, with continuous access to a range of training opportunities to move your career forward.

Your responsibilities:

  • Participate fully with the multidisciplinary team and ensure that the service users is fully engaged in their care pathway.
  • To work with internal and external agencies in order to enhance treatment pathways for service users
  • Take appropriate action where concerns are raised with regards to performance or conduct of others.
  • To develop and manage group work programmes and innovative therapeutic approaches

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • British Psychological Society or a recognised training body qualification
  • Registration with the HCPC
  • At least two years' experience working with clients with complex needs that are relevant to the population in the service area.
  • Experience using CBT skills
  • Experience working in a similar role/environment

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £46,000
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.


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Senior Psychologist

National Health Service

Oak Park - Havant CAMHS, Southern
1 day ago
Oak Park - Havant CAMHS, Southern
£45.753k - £51.668k Per Year
1 day ago
£45.753k - £51.668k Per Year

Job Reference: 354-CH-20132

Employer:
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health
Location:
Oak Park - Havant CAMHS, Havant
Salary:
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum

We are a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England and are looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities that we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us to do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

Sussex Partnership is an equal opportunities employer, with a sincere commitment to our people’s health and emotional wellbeing and as such, we have signed the Time to Change pledge and provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

In addition, our workforce is currently under-represented by people from Black and Minority Ethnic and Disabled communities. We welcome applications from people of these communities as we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

The Trust is committed to providing opportunities for flexible working.

Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated our services good, following their most recent inspection, and outstanding in the caring domain.


An exciting opportunity has arisen within Havant and Petersfield CAMHS for an experienced Highly Specialist Psychologist. This post sits within the local leadership team and will feed in to this group locally on behalf of all psychological therapies within the team.

The post holder will identify, develop and offer highly specialist psychological interventions; liaising where appropriate with families, carers and the professional network. The post holder will also be involved in developing and implementing local services and care pathways and will provide a psychological perspective in the team.

The post holder will also benefit from and contribute to the well-established and supportive countywide Psychology group, and have access to career development and training.

This post would suit someone that is highly motivated, with a passion for working creatively and collaboratively with children, young people and their families/carers with severe and complex mental health problems.

Candidates will require experience of duty work, risk assessments and should be able to demonstrate a good level of initiative and an ability to work with a range of different presenting needs.Excellent team working will also be an essential component to the post.

If you enjoy being a part of a team, are creative, seeking a new challenge and want to make a positive difference to the lives of children & young people and their families, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

Candidates invited to interview will be required to do a 10-minute presentation and will be notified of the topic in the interview invitation.

Hampshire CAMHS is committed to exploring ways of providing timely, locally delivered, high quality and effective interventions. These aim to maximize mental health and maintain children and young people within their home and educational environment. Hampshire CAMHS places supervision of its staff as a priority. It also uses audits, evaluations and routine outcome measures to continuously improve our service.

Hampshire is a beautiful county with excellent transport network linking with the neighbouring counties of Surrey, Wiltshire, Berkshire and Sussex. It is the third largest shire county in the UK and the largest county in South East England. It has many tourist attractions such as the historical Cathedral City of Winchester, National Parks in the New Forest and the South Downs and two of the largest ports (Southampton and Portsmouth) in England, to name a few.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Michaela Whitaker Team Manager

Email address: michaela.whitaker@nhs.net

Telephone number: 0300 304 0099



Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children’s social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognise abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

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, 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 Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

We welcome and appreciate every application that we receive but regret that we are unable to advise every candidate if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust does reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

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Psychologist

National Health Service

Harold Kidd Unit, Southern
1 day ago
Harold Kidd Unit, Southern
£38.89k - £44.503k Per Year
1 day ago
£38.89k - £44.503k Per Year

Job Reference: 354-AC-20085-C

Employer:
Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Mental Health
Location:
Harold Kidd Unit, Chichester, Chichester
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503

We are a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England and are looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities that we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us to do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

Sussex Partnership is an equal opportunities employer, with a sincere commitment to our people’s health and emotional wellbeing and as such, we have signed the Time to Change pledge and provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

In addition, our workforce is currently under-represented by people from Black and Minority Ethnic and Disabled communities. We welcome applications from people of these communities as we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

The Trust is committed to providing opportunities for flexible working.

Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement whether that’s job share, part time or another flexible pattern.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated our services good, following their most recent inspection, and outstanding in the caring domain.


Clinical or Counselling Psychologist (Full time, band 7) Dementia and Older People's Mental health Service, Chichester, Midhurst and Bognor, West Sussex

We are very excited to be advertising this new full-time Band 7 Psychology Practitioner post working with people with dementia and older people with mental health problems in Chichester, Midhurst and Bognor. You would be working alongside 3 other clinical psychologists who are all very experienced and would be able to provide a very supportive first post for someone who is recently qualified. The post would be suitable for an HCPC registered Psychology Practitioner with post-qualification experience, but applications from psychologists who are about to qualify (in Sept 2021) would also be very welcome. The post-holder will have the opportunity to work with people with a wide range of complex mental health problems, their families and carers. Knowledge and skills in neuropsychology wold be welcome but not essential. You will be part of a highly-skilled and supportive multi-disciplinary team based in Chichester. The post holder will be expected to travel across the geographical area covered by the team.

This is a particularly exciting time to be joining our services, as we have recently reintegrated our dementia services with our secondary mental health services for older people. As such you will have the chance to build on core clinical skills in assessment and intervention, as well as contribute to developing our new service. The post-holder will ideally be familiar with working in an NHS setting. We would welcome applicants able to provide both direct and indirect psychological work, preferably with experience of team consultant/formulation and working in care home settings. Applicants should have an understanding of non-pharmacological approaches to support people with dementia and experience of supporting clients whose behaviour is described as challenging.

The successful candidate will join a friendly, highly-skilled and enthusiastic community of psychologists in West Sussex DOPMH services across our community and acute teams. You will receive regular clinical supervision from an experienced clinical psychologist and DOPMH specialist as well as a commitment to your own continuing professional development. Our Trust has an exciting range of CPD opportunities and the post-holder will be encouraged to develop special interests and expertise in line with service and team objectives.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health and learning disability services in and across Sussex. The Trust has teaching status and is developing into one of the country’s leading teaching mental health trusts. Psychological therapies are highly valued in Sussex Partnership and Psychological therapists occupy a range of senior positions across the Trust, it is a great Trust to work in as a Psychologist. Working here offers continued training and development, variety, plus all the benefits of living in Sussex. Sussex is a beautiful county with good transport links, vibrant communities, rural areas, and tourist attractions, including the Coast and the South Downs. We would welcome informal visits and / or a telephone call to tell you more about our service and this post. The Trust has recently been rated by the CQC as Good overall and Outstanding for care.

For informal enquiries please contact Tina Lee, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and DOPMH Psychology and Psychological therapies Professional Lead on 07825 780 626 or tina.lee@sussexpartnership.nhs.uk



Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children’s social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognise abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

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, 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 Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

We welcome and appreciate every application that we receive but regret that we are unable to advise every candidate if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust does reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

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Psychological Therapist (Personality Disorders)

National Health Service

Community, HC
2 days ago
Community, HC
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year
2 days ago
£31.365k - £37.89k Per Year

Job Reference: 367-WEST-4377

Employer:
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Psychological therapies
Location:
Community, Watford and Borehamwood
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum, pro rata. Includes Hi

Values Based Screener

At Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust we are looking for people to join us who share our values and those of the NHS. Before your application can be considered please take part on our online values questionnaire which you can find in the 'Further Links' section of this advert. When you have finished you will be sent a 'completion code' by email, which will be valid for 6 months and required to submit your application form (If you are experiencing problems please call 01707 253878).

The Role


Psychological Therapist (DBT) band 6 (Based in SW of the Trust covering Watford mainly with possible time withe Borehamwood team
Delivering great care, achieving great outcomes – together

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services delivering services, rated Outstanding by CQC. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, Carers and staff told us meant the most to them.
We are excited to announce that a major new investment will support us to extend our services for people diagnosed with a Personality disorder. This allows us to expand our established Dialectical Behaviour Therapy Programme and to develop additional Structured Clinical Management in our Community Teams across Hertfordshire.

We now have vacancies for band 6 DBT therapist to join our established DBT programmes in Hertfordshire. This offers an exciting opportunity to join an established group of therapists to offer a quadrant wide therapy service within the community mental health team who provide a local DBT service, as well as joining the wider network of therapists across the trust. The service works to meet the needs of service users who are experiencing significant difficulties with emotional instability and working within the local multi-disciplinary community teams. We pride ourselves on the quality of the service that we offer and place importance on supporting all our therapists to provide great care, with an emphasis placed on maintaining and developing therapist skills and regular supervision.
This post would suit someone with a core mental health qualification and registration (including nursing, social work, occupational therapy, or other appropriately registered therapists - see person spec for details) and with an interest of working collaboratively with service users (and their families) to develop their skills to improve their ability to tolerate and manage strong emotion. Also it would suit someone who loves working as part of a therapy team and alongside multidisciplinary colleagues, supporting their practice . We are looking for someone who has experience of working with this service user group in community settings. Ideally they will have experience, or training in DBT or SCM, however we are happy to consider to individuals able to commit to completing these trainings - which will be provided. The post will be based as described, but the ability to work flexibly as the needs of the service demands will be essential. The post holder would expect some travel within their working week.
Locations are:

Watford - Colne House, community team base (main base)

Borehamwood - Civic Offices, community team base

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Dr Sarah Tarzi Job title Consultant Clinical Psychologist Email address s.tarzi@nhs.net Telephone number 07979 946372



About us

Work for an NHS trust that’s been rated as 'OUTSTANDING' by the CQC. Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) is a successful provider of mental health and learning disability services with ambitions to be the leading provider in the country. We are already delivering services as far afield as Norfolk and North Essex as well as for the population of Hertfordshire. We are a Values Based organisation and our aim is to ensure that we deliver an experience that is consistently welcoming, kind, positive, respectful and professional, because these are the Values that our service users, carers and staff told us meant the most to them. We are currently embarking on a major transformation programme that will change the way that we deliver our services. We are also delighted to be named in the top 100 list of the best places to work in the health service in 2014, which is due to the national staff survey results as well as our range of engagement activities, the diversity of our staff, support for employees with a disability or those who have suffered mental ill health themselves, and our training and development programmes.

Additional Information

HPFT is committed to being an equal opportunities employer and in order to reflect the diversity of its population, positively encourages applications from all areas of the community. We aim to be a representative organisation with regards to age, disability, ethnicity, gender, beliefs and sexual orientation and are fully committed to equality, diversity and human rights and encourage applications from all sections of the community including users of mental health services.

The Trust is committed to helping staff balance work and home life and welcomes applications from candidates wishing to work part-time or under flexible working arrangements.

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Psychologist

National Health Service

Denmark Hill, London
3 days ago
Denmark Hill, London
£45.78k - £51.393k Per Year
3 days ago
£45.78k - £51.393k Per Year

Job Reference: 213-NC-5888-A

Employer:
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Psychologist
Location:
Denmark Hill, London
Salary:
£45,780 - £51,393 per annum, inc HCA

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,800 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.



An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic and experienced practitioner psychologist within our newly established psycho-social team within the department of critical care. The successful candidate will provide specialist psychological screening, assessment and treatment to critical care patients, and become a valuable source of psychological expertise for the multi-disciplinary team (MDT). In addition to direct work with critical care patients and their carers, the embedded nature of this post will ensure frequent opportunities for consultation and teaching within the MDT setting.

The newly established psycho-social team has been enthusiastically championed and developed in collaboration with our colleagues in the department of critical care. The successful candidate will become a key member of this innovative project which aims to bring the physical, psychological and social aspects of care together in an integrated way to ensure better outcomes related to quality and value. Specialist clinical health psychology input has a long tradition at King’s College Hospital and you will be joining a group of psychology and psychotherapy professionals who are dedicated and supportive.

The Trust has one of the largest critical care services in the UK, known worldwide for excellent treatment and care. Specialist emergency cover is provided for 5.5 million people across south east London and England, with the sickest patients being admitted through our Emergency Department and transferred to our critical care units. King’s College Hospital provides critical care services across two of its sites, Denmark Hill and The Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH). Denmark Hill accounts for roughly 90% of critical care beds and so the team will be largely based there but with some cross site working expected and the ability for additional remote consultation and support to be provided to the PRUH. The King’s College Hospital Critical Care service continues to expand; with the recent construction of a state of the art 60 bedded Critical Care Centre (Please see the Job Description for more detailed information about Critical Care at King’s).

We reserve the right to expire vacancies prior to the advertised closing date if a sufficient number of applications have been received.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Kathryn Child

Job title General Manager for Department of Critical Care

Email address k.child@nhs.net

Additional contact information

Dr Daniel O’Toole, Consultant Clinical Psychologist (Daniel.O’Toole@slam.nhs.uk)



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After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our ‘Trac’ 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 on NHS Jobs and we will not be able to respond to emails sent through it. By applying for this post you are agreeing to King’s transferring the information contained in your application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - Our Values (Links to a Video on 'You Tube')
King's Health Partners Academic Health Science Centre Website
King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College London, and Guy's and St Thomas', King's College Hospital and South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trusts.

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Staff Counsellor

National Health Service

Nottingham, MID
2 days ago
Nottingham, MID
2 days ago

Staff Counsellor

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

The closing date is 15 March 2021

Job overview

Over recent months Notts Healthcare has been consulting with staff on ways we can help further support their Health and Wellbeing at work.

We are looking to recruit into several posts, therefore part-time and full-time working patterns will be available. Successful candidates will be joining a well-established, team who are based at Rampton Hospital in Retford and Lindsay Close in Mansfield. Services are also offered from several other locations across Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, and Leicestershire. Please state your preferred working pattern, base of work and ability to travel for work purposes in your application.

Successful candidates will be joining the team at an exciting time of development and high demand due to the psychological impact of the current pandemic. Successful candidates will receive full training into the department, CPD opportunities, supervision, and the support of a friendly, multi-professional team.

Main duties of the job

To provide highly specialised counselling to employees of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust as per service requirement and demand.

To provide as required publicity and service promotion, developmental, preventative and psychological educational programmes in support of wellbeing and healthy staff.

To provide a range of counselling interventions to staff within the protocols and procedures operated by the Trust Staff Counselling Service.

In agreement with the Head of Staff Counselling to develop and publicise the service input in the Trust Division.

The post holder will be required to work autonomously providing short term counselling to staff in accordance with Trust and Service Policies and Procedures.

Requirement for accreditation through a national psychotherapy/counselling accrediting organisation, i.e. BACP, UKCP, BABCP, BPS or to be HCPC Registered.

The post holder is accountable to the Clinical team leader.

About us

We have a huge variety of opportunities in our expansive Trust covering geographically from South Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire to Leicester, providing mental health inpatient and community services, community health services, forensic mental health services and secure prison healthcare across the East Midlands.

We have more than 100 sites and a huge scope of unique opportunities to develop your career and gain some amazing experiences. We strive to be a great place to work and offer many staff benefits and tailored staff support and wellbeing programmes.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide assessment and ongoing counselling for adult clients, who have acute life crises, or mild to moderate mental health problems that can be addressed by short term counselling.

To enable individuals referred with emotional difficulties to cope more effectively, with the aim of preventing deterioration in their well-being.

The post holder may be required to provide assessment of clients presenting with multiple and complex issues and make recommendations for referral on where psychological difficulties are more complex issues and require specialist services.

Accept referrals via agreed protocols within the service.

Assess clients for suitability for treatment.

Make decisions on suitability of new referrals, adhering to the departments referral protocols, and refer unsuitable clients on to the relevant service or back to the referral agent as necessary, with due regard for assessment and management of risk.

Make professional judgements to ensure the delivery of appropriate counselling interventions to meet the clients needs.

Provide an easily accessible, confidential and ethical assessment and counselling service.

Enable individuals referred with emotional difficulties to cope more effectively, with the aim of preventing deterioration in their wellbeing.

Practice clinically effective counselling within a brief framework and therefore to effectively manage the emotional, intellectual and administrative demands of a high client turnover resulting from a short term counselling service.

Ensure risks identified around adult and child safeguarding are reported and followed through as per Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust policy.

Adhere to an agreed activity contract relating to the number of client contacts offered, and clinical sessions carried out per week in order to minimise waiting times and ensure treatment delivery remains accessible and convenient.

Keep coherent records of all clinical activity in line with service protocols

Assess and integrate issues surrounding work and employment into the overall therapy process

Person Specification

Knowledge

Essential

  • A core model of psychological therapy
  • Knowledge of the Ethical guidelines of Accrediting organisation
  • Ability to provide short term interventions
  • Knowledge of a range of mental health problems and suitable interventions
  • Knowledge of the Staff Counselling field, research, literature, and awareness of the potential challenges and ethical dilemmas within this work and in work-place counselling and knowledge of appropriate ways in which to deal with these

Experience

Essential

  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of working with clients with complex difficulties in work place counselling
  • Awareness of confidentiality and appropriate boundaries, especially the management of the role of being simultaneously a counsellor, a colleague and managed within a team and organisational context
  • Ability to apply managerial and clinical supervision and work as part of a team
  • Awareness of and commitment to equality in opportunities and antidiscriminatory working
  • Able to maintain clear records of own work and provide information as and when required about own work related to service performance, including written accountability for own work time

Desirable

  • Ability to convey respect and empathic understanding, alongside a range of therapeutic skills, both to clients and to all colleagues in a team and organisational context
  • Familiarity with NHS structures and current issues and staff concerns
  • Willing and able to do own admin tasks if and when required
  • Ability to use email, internet, wordprocessing and Outlook
  • Adaptable to change and flexible

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • oRecognised Diploma or Postgraduate qualification in Counselling, Psychotherapy or Counselling, Clinical, or Forensic Psychology
  • oAccreditation by a national professional Counselling, Psychotherapy or Psychology Accrediting body i.e. BACP Accredited or, UKCP, BABCP or HCPC Registered, or
  • Experience of working with clients with complex difficulties in work place counselling

Desirable

  • oDegree level education
  • oKnowledge/experience of CORE/CORE PC
  • oFamiliarity with NHS structures and current issues and staff concerns

Training

Essential

  • oSignificant post counselling/therapy qualification or equivalent level of knowledge and experience of providing demonstrably effective trauma interventions and willingness and commitment to gain an appropriate trauma qualification e.g. EMDR

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Rampton

19 Fleming Drive

Nottingham

DN22 0PD


Employer's website

https://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/


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SLA07417 - Social Worker (Mental Health Officer)

myjobscotland

Lanark, Scotland
1 day ago
Lanark, Scotland
1 day ago

Job Description

South Lanarkshire Council is an ambitious, high performing organisation with a clear vision and programme of action which is designed to improve the lives and prospects of everyone in South Lanarkshire. 

The aim of Social Work Resources is to promote social welfare and provide effective care and support to meet the needs of vulnerable people in South Lanarkshire.

In partnership with community planning partners, voluntary and independent provider organisations, we offer a range of services designed to enable, support, improve and protect the health and social care of people using our services.

Requirements

A vacancy has arisen within The State Hospital for the post of Social Worker (Mental Health Officer).

The Social Work Service at The State Hospital is provided through a service level agreement with The State Hospitals Board for Scotland which specifies the core functions of the service. The service is flexible and responsive to the needs of each patient and members of the team work within multidisciplinary teams to support the treatment and recovery plan. This is a national service covering Scotland and Northern Ireland and requires engagement with stakeholders across the catchment area.

This is a full time post encompassing a variety of duties and responsibilities including the provision of services and support to patients, families and carers. The role further involves delivery of Child and Adult Protection services and Appropriate Adult responsibilities as required. There is scope to participate in the development and delivery of training on site and to participate in developmental opportunities as part of the Forensic Network. Risk assessment and risk management are key aspects of the work within The State Hospital with a focus on individual and public protection. Duties require to be carried out in relation to mental health and criminal justice social work.   

This post also involves carrying out the duties and responsibilities of an MHO.  These include working on relevant events connected to the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) Scotland Act 2003 and the opportunity to carry out work in relation to adults with incapacity.

Participation in the ESWS Day and Out of Hours MHO Rotas is a requirement of this post. 

All applicants must be registered or in the process of registering with Scottish Social Services Council and hold Degree in Social Work qualification or equivalent. You must also be able to evidence successful completion of the Mental Health Officer Training Programme.

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Candidates should be able to detail any gaps in employment and provide a foreign police check where applicable for any periods living or working abroad.

This post is excepted in terms of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 2003.

This post is considered Regulated Work with Protected Adults, under the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act, 2007.  Therefore, it is an offence to apply if you are barred from working with protected adults. 

Preferred candidates will be required to join the PVG Scheme, or undergo a PVG Scheme Update check, prior to a formal offer of employment being made by South Lanarkshire Council.

Please refer to http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk for further information about the disclosure process and best practice.

The Individual

As an employee of the Council you would also receive a wide range of benefits including:

  • Enrolment in award winning local government pension scheme
  • Up to 32 days annual leave
  • Public holiday entitlement (up to 10 days)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Family friendly policies - flexible working and leave, maternity/paternity leave, enhanced leave
  • Employee Discounts –  including discounts at the cinema
  • Range of benefits to support you (Cycle to Work Scheme, Physiotherapy, Employee Assistance Program which offers practical and emotional support)

Applications online

Please note all correspondence will be sent to your email account.

South Lanarkshire Council are Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all members of the community.   As a user of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum behaviour requirements for the position

South Lanarkshire Council is committed to providing support to members of the armed forces, veterans and their families which is set out in the Armed Forces Community Covenant.  Veterans are guaranteed an interview who meet the minimum requirements for the position.

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Senior Clinical Psychologist/Principal Clinical Psychologist

National Health Service

North Cumbria, NW
1 day ago
North Cumbria, NW
£45.753k - £51.668k Per Year
1 day ago
£45.753k - £51.668k Per Year

Job Reference: 262-A-21-90597

Employer:
North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (NCIC)
Department:
203250 Familiar Faces Phase 1
Location:
North Cumbria
Salary:
£45,753-£51,668 (8a) £53,168-£62,001 (8b)

At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond.We’re responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.

Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of ‘safe, high quality care every time’.

  • Being a clinically led organisation

  • Quality and safety at the heart

  • A positive patient experience every time

  • A great place to work

  • Managing our money well

As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.


30 hours per week, part time, office hrs

The post holder will work within the Department of Physical Health and Rehabilitation Psychology (PHRP). Within this service we have a number of pathways of care including:

  • Locality posts for long term conditions (LTCs) working with the Wellbeing Service.
  • Persistent Physical Symptoms Service (PPSS) for patients with persistent pain and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).
  • Neuropsychology and Stroke Wellbeing and Rehabilitation
  • Familiar Faces, for patients who present frequently within the health care system.

This post will work mainly in the Familiar Faces Team, but will have the opportunity to work within the other pathways; we encourage joint working.

The service is considered locally and nationally as an exemplar service, offering new and innovative models of psychological care; we have good working relationships with commissioners.

The post holder will become part of a team providing psychological care to patients, working directly and indirectly, providing:

  • Direct care for complex cases, including assessment and therapy, working with patients and their families.
  • Training in a range of psychological skills including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).
  • Consultancy to teams, MDTs, GPs etc.
  • Supervision of other professionals, for example specialist nurses, in providing psychological care.
  • Providing group interventions with other AHPs.

The post holder will:

In clinical practice work with MDT colleagues and other health workers, social services, local authority and education colleagues as appropriate.

This will include frequent working with medical consultants, therapy staff, and clinical nurse specialists (CNS), with a role in forming rehabilitation structures in the community by working with GPs etc.

They will also:

  • Work closely with other PHRP pathways.
  • Liaise with other NCIC/CNTW services, for example First Step, Unity, CMHART
  • Liaise with Secondary Acute care teams
  • Liaise frequently with ASC colleagues and third sector care and support services.

  • Please ensure that you document evidence of meeting all the essential criteria in the supporting information.
  • If sufficient response is received this post could be closed earlier than the specified closing date, please apply as soon as possible to ensure that your application is considered.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding adults and children therefore if the post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (as amended) the successful candidate(s) will be subject to a criminal records check with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The cost of the DBS must be met by the successful candidate(s) through salary deduction. DBS charges are as follows if applicable to the post:

Standard Check: £26 + Administration cost of £4.20 = deducted at £10.20 from 1st month salary and £10 deducted from salary over following 2 months.

Enhanced Check: £44 + administration cost of £4.20 = £15.20 deducted from 1st month salary and £11 deducted from salary over following 3 months.

As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.

A lease car may be available for this position; further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.

27 day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years

Flexible working Scheme

Excellent opportunities for development

Competitive NHS Pension scheme

Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies

EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems

These schemes are subject to availability



Important Information

Candidates who have been successfully shortlisted for interview will be asked via an email notification to log on to their NHS jobs account to select an interview time. This will usually be within 2 weeks of the closing date.

For candidates applying using a Hotmail account or have strict firewall settings please ensure the following:

  • Junk Mail is checked regularly
  • Ensure mail from NHS Jobs are added to your address book
  • Check your NHS Jobs Account frequently for updates

If you have been unsuccessful following shortlisting, you can check the status of your application by clicking on "My Applications" and reviewing the status. Due to the volumes of applications we receive we will not automatically issue feedback if you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust has implemented a Probationary Period Policy and Procedure and this will apply on appointment.

Your personal information is important to us; attached is our notice on why we need to hold certain information about you, how we process it and your rights to have it updated.

Overseas candidates wishing to apply, who would require immigration sponsorship, can self-assess the likelihood of obtaining a Certificate of Sponsorship for the post on the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) website.

We welcome your feedback via NHS jobs to how we can improve our recruitment service and we hope to see you working for us soon.

Salary

£60k - £60k Per Year

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

3 days ago

Description

Job Reference: J103-A-21-24723

Employer:
Cygnet Health Care
Department:
Nield House
Location:
Crewe
Salary:
Up to £60,000pa DOE

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs and learning disabilities within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 8800 employees empower 3000 individuals across 140 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Psychologist to join our brand new service Cygnet Nield House in Crewe.

This role will be working full time however part time and flexible working may be consideered for the right applicant.

Cygnet Nield House in Crewe is our new 30-bed mental health hospital for women which is due to open in early 2020. Cygnet Nield House will offer a highly specialised service for individuals with a personality disorder and co-morbid disordered eating. The team will focus on providing a positive therapeutic environment, offering pre-engagement work and clinical models such as DBT informed and Schema focused approaches. The service aims to prepare service users for a move to step-down services, or where appropriate, discharge straight to community services or independent living. Group meetings, structured routines and therapeutic activities are to be provided to support individuals to participate in a meaningful day and within a supportive social network. As our service users progress through the rehabilitation and treatment pathway they will be supported in engaging in socially inclusive activities such as college or voluntary work in the community.

Cygnet Nield House will be a multi-disciplinary and psychologically informed service. The focus is on nurturing an enabling environment to deliver a clinical model, developed specifically to meet the needs of service users within an operational framework. Our overarching therapeutic approach is interpersonally focused, consistent, structured, safe, resilient and clinically directed.

The opportunity…

The post-holder will have a key role in providing specialist psychological assessments, interpretation from psychological tests, semi-structured interviews, individual and group therapy. You will also consider potential risks and social needs of the client group, relevant to their diagnosis.

You will work as part of a dedicated clinical team providing a multi-disciplinary approach to rehabilitation in a therapeutic environment where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery.

You will be expected to offer psychological insight and knowledge around the clinical area and provide consultation about the psychological care of the client group to staff, families and other agencies.

As a HCPC Registered Psychologist, you will have a pivotal role in the training and clinical supervision of Assistant Psychologists, Volunteers and Psychology Trainees / Students on site. You will also have involvement in audit, policy, service development along with the assessment and interpretation of outcomes.

You will have…

Essential:

  • A Doctorate Level Qualification (BPS route or equivalent) in Clinical/Counselling or Forensic Psychology along with HCPC Registration
  • Experience of working therapeutically with personality disorders and complex mental health difficulties
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a multi-disciplinary team

Desirable:

  • Experience with a female personality disorder client group
  • Experience of working within eating disorder services and having a background in DBT and ACT and/or schema focused therapies
  • Training and supervision experience

Some of the benefits of this role include:

325 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Fully paid training

Paid DBS

Freeparking

Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift

Shopping and entertainment discount scheme(over 800 retailers)

Cycle to Work scheme

Opportunities to progress and develop

All successfulapplicants will be required to become a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG) in respect of regulated work with protected adults and regulated work with children. A PVG certificate contains all unspent and certain spent conviction information. It also contains any other non-conviction information that the police or other

government bodies think is relevant. Disclosure Scotland continually monitor PVG scheme members' records for vetting information including criminal convictions that may affect their suitability to work with vulnerable groups.