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Clinical/Counselling Psychologist

National Health Service

Ipswich, ANGL
6 days ago
Ipswich, ANGL
6 days ago

Clinical/Counselling Psychologist

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

The closing date is 09 March 2021

Job overview

We have a new post for a senior Psychologist to provide the psychological leadership within the Ipswich adult CMHT. We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic psychologist to work closely with the senior clinical staff to provide professional and clinical leadership, representing a psychological perspective within a multi-disciplinary setting.

We are keen to develop the psychological knowledge and access to interventions within the team and this post will play a key role in leading on this.

The current context of transformation of services, in line with the NHS 10 year plan, creates exciting opportunities to improve care provision across the care system and the post holder will support embedding of psychological thinking into the wider care system that the teams relate to.

If you might be interested please do contact to find out more.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity exists within our community services. We are looking for an experienced and committed clinical psychologist to join our Adult Community Mental Health Team based in Ipswich, providing secondary mental health services to adults aged 25 and over.

The team offers interventions for individuals with complex mental health difficulties and the post holder will be involved in providing assessment / formulation, individual therapy, group therapy and consultation to team colleagues. We are looking for someone who can provide professional and clinical leadership, representing a psychological perspective within a multi-disciplinary setting. You will be passionate about complex mental health, with a range of clinical skills and interests. You will be able to work well within an MDT setting, and actively embrace and support a Recovery culture through co-production opportunities

About us

Benefits

Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • staff physio service
  • gym membership
  • NHS discounts and many more.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will have responsibility for overseeing the provision of clinical supervision within the team and will provide line management for other members of the psychological therapies team which consists of a clinical psychologist, a senior CAT therapist and an assistant psychologist. Other professionals with the team have also recently commenced the British Isles DBT training and we would like the successful applicant to support them in the delivery of DBT interventions to Service users.

The post will be supported by a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with established arrangements for supervision. In addition to this there are regular psychology meetings and internal CPD events. There are good opportunities at present for staff to access post graduate training in a range of psychological therapies and this will be based on the successful applicants identified interests and areas for further development.

We have strong links with the University of East Anglia and provide both first and third year placements in our adult services. Research interests are encouraged and supported.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Post Graduate Doctoral level Clinical or Counselling Psychology Training registered with the BPS
  • further post qualification, post graduate training in one or more specialised areas of psychological practice
  • Registered as a practitioner psychologist with the HCPC

Experience

Essential

  • Specialist complex psychological assessment and treatment in a related mental health setting
  • Extensive experience of working as a clinical or counselling psychologist
  • Teaching, training and delivering clinical supervision

Desirable

  • Providing psychological leadership within an MDT setting

Skills

Essential

  • Use of complex methods of psychological assessments, intervention and management

Knowledge

Essential

  • Practitioner level knowledge of at least 2 models of psychological therapy
  • Providing consultation to other professional and non-professional groups
  • Evidence of CPD as reccommended by BPS
  • Creating and delivering presentations and training programmes in line with specialist knowledge

Desirable

  • Experience of providing specific support intervention and strategy for staff

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

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

Address

Mariner House

43, Handford Road

Ipswich

IP1 2GA


Employer's website

https://www.nsft.nhs.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

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Mental Health Nurse/ Occupational Therapist/ Social Worker

National Health Service

Ipswich, ANGL
7 days ago
Ipswich, ANGL
7 days ago

Mental Health Nurse/ Occupational Therapist/ Social Worker

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

The closing date is 10 March 2021

Job overview

All disciplines welcome to apply: Ipswich YouthTeam 14 25.

An opportunity has arisen for a Qualified Mental Health Practitioner, Band 6, to work within the Ipswich YouthTeam, Currently based between Walker Close and Mariner House both which are based within Ipswich, Suffolk (currently working partly remotely due to Covid).

Our team prides itself on highly skilled practitioners, currently we consist of Consultant Psychiatrists, Psychologists, Assistant Psychologist, Social Workers, OT's, CPNs, Peer Support Worker and highly skilled Assistant Practitioners. We learn, develop and work together to ensure the young person and their families really do receive a tailored package of care. We are committed to reflective practice and formulations that strengthen the team in all aspects.

We are looking for a Highly skilled Qualified Practitioner who holds a Nursing, Social Worker or Occupational Therapist Registration.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a passionate individual who loves to work creatively with young people and their families. We are a dynamic and experienced team who are committed to multi-disciplinary working. This role would include responsibilities such as undertaking assessments, processing of referrals, participating in duty, case management under the framework of CPA, Risk assessments and emergency safety planning. We implement groups as part of our core offer and this year we are expanding these even further as well as developing workshops for the service user and their careers to attend.We ensure that outcome measures are top of our agenda.

The role includes multi-agency working alongside the family/carers, local acute hospital, primary care sector, social care, education and voluntary services to ensure the service users needs are best met. We also work in close collaboration with other NSFT CYP teams such as Suffolk Wellbeing, EIP, ADHD services and that of the Emotional Wellbeing Hub.

About us

We are confident that being part of our team would enable you to be the practitioner you trained to be. This role will offer you the time and facilities to make a difference, whilst having the much wider Trust network across Norfolk and Suffolk. There is regular clinical and management supervision with an emphasis on reflective practise. We hold a strong belief in team and individual development.

We provide a full induction program and have extensive training and career development that can be accessed across our Trust. Innovations and team development are significant and vitally important to us here in the Childrens and Families Team and an area we are committed to. We are always striving to be better and to think creatively.

We pride ourselves in the Trust Values as well as the teams values of ensuring that the young persons voice is heard in their recovery journey.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Benefits included with this role are:

  • NHS pension
  • A comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • Career progression
  • Starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • Staff physio service
  • NHS discounts and many more.

To find out more about the role click the job description, then click APPLY to start your candidate experience today!

Interview dates are to be confirmed, candidates may only be given a minimum of 3 days notice, please note this date is provisional and may be subject to change. You will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

Please visit our Facebook and Twitter page @NSFTjobs

*Previous applicants need not apply*

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Has extensive, relevant and recent experience

Desirable

  • Possesses similar experience

Qualifications

Essential

  • Meets the required qualifications

Desirable

  • Is working towards qualifications

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

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

Address

Walker Close/Mariner House/remotely

Mariner House

Ipswich

IP1 2BU


Employer's website

https://www.nsft.nhs.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

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Clinical Psychologist

National Health Service

Ipswich, ANGL
2 days ago
Ipswich, ANGL
2 days ago

Clinical Psychologist

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

The closing date is 16 March 2021

Job overview

An opportunity has arisen to appoint an HCPC accredited clinical or counselling psychologist within our adult community mental health team based in Ipswich, East Suffolk. We would welcome newly qualified staff on a Band 7 preceptorship programme.

The team is keen to develop its psychological offer to services users and in line with the NHS Long Term Plan has recently supported a number of staff to start their DBT diploma. The psychological therapies team includes an 8b, a senior CAT therapist and an assistant who are supported by the Consultant psychologist.

You will be professionally supported by regular supervision, and links with networks of colleagues across the Trust area of Norfolk and Suffolk. We have good links with the University of East Anglia, including providing clinical psychology training placements. There are good CPD opportunities and specialist interests will be supported.

Main duties of the job

You will be embedded within the community mental health team based at Mariner House, in Ipswich alongside our later life and CYFP services. The friendly team offers assessment, formulation, consultation and group and individual interventions, as well as supervision and training to enhance the psychological perspective and skills of the multi-disciplinary team.

We are looking for people who can provide professional and clinical skill and leadership, representing a psychological perspective within a multi-disciplinary setting. You will be passionate about complex mental health, with a range of clinical skills and interests, which may complement or enhance those already provided. You will be able to work well within a MDT setting, and actively embrace and support a Recovery culture through co-production opportunities.

About us

Benefits

Benefits included with this role are:-

NHS pension

a comprehensive in house & external training programmes

career progression

starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)

staff physio service

NHS discounts and many more.

Here at NSFT we pride ourselves on being a welcoming, talented, friendly and supportive team who like nothing better than sharing their experiences and learning from each other.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will work closely with the team providing consultation, psychological assessment / formulation, individual and group therapy. They will also support the clinical supervision of the team and contribute to teaching, training and research.

For more detailed information about this position, please see the attached job descriptions and person specifications.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • experience of working in secondary mental health services
  • Experience of working with a range of complex and challenging behaviours and exercising full clinicalresponsibility for psychological treatment.

Desirable

  • Audit and research Procedures

Skills

Essential

  • Well-developed communication skills (oral and written)
  • Skills in creating and delivering presentations and training

Qualifications

Essential

  • Doctorate degree in clinical or counselling psychology or equivalent
  • Registration with HCPC

Desirable

  • additional training in specific therapy

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

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

Address

Mariner House

43 Handford Road

Ipswich

IP1 2GA


Employer's website

https://www.nsft.nhs.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

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Bank Healthcare Assistant IPU

National Health Service

Ipswich, ANGL
3 days ago
Ipswich, ANGL
3 days ago

Bank Healthcare Assistant IPU

St Elizabeth Hospice

The closing date is 31 March 2021

Job overview

We are seeking Bank Healthcare Assistants with an interest in palliative care to work within our multi-disciplinary team who provide physical, psycho-social and spiritual care to patients and their families in the 18 bed In-Patient Unit in Ipswich.

As a Bank Healthcare Assistant, we will call you to offer occasional shifts, this may be planned or at short notice, for a full shift or as ad hoc additional hours, so flexibility and commitment is essential.

Main duties of the job

We have our own dedicated team of Healthcare Assistants, however from time to time we require additional team members to ensure we continue to provide quality care within the Hospice.

The ideal candidate will be a committed, motivated and highly flexible individual with NVQ Level II in direct care or equivalent.

About us

St Elizabeth Hospice improves life for people living with a progressive or terminal illness. Our work is centred on an individual's needs, which means specialist support, whenever and wherever it is needed, whether at home, in the community or at the hospice. Through medicine and therapy we ease pain; we give life purpose and make life liveable.

Our most recent Care Quality Commission report rated the hospice as Outstanding

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB SUMMARY

To work at all times under the supervision of a registered nurse in order to provide individualised care to patients and families, respecting patient choice.

CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES

To carry out agreed tasks involving direct patient care and activities within the clinical area, in accordance with the patient care plan.

To assist in physical care involving all hygiene, elimination, eating and drinking, mobilisation, rest, sleep and comfort needs.

To assist in meeting the patients and his/her familys spiritual and psychological needs, recognising and respecting religious and cultural beliefs.

To respect the patients need for social interaction or solitude, recognising the importance of work and recreation.

To assist in providing support and comfort for the dying patient and his/her family.

To assist in effective verbal and written communication between patients, families and members of the multi-disciplinary team.

To participate in the development of clinical standards within the total quality framework of the Hospice and participate in clinical audit.

To undertake clerical/administrative tasks relevant to the efficient and effective management of the clinical area, as requested.

To provide assistance to the Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists as planned and as required.

To promote quality of life and offer activities as appropriate.

To work in Day Unit and with the Community HCA Team as required.

PERSONNEL RESPONSIBILITIES

To recognise indications of staff stress and seek help, as appropriate.

To take on a mentor role to new staff as requested.

To participate in professional placements and lay person visits to the In-Patient Unit as requested.

To recognise the value of volunteer contribution and play an active part in their support & development where appropriate.

EDUCATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

To complete Hospice Competencies and to take advantage of training and study opportunities when possible.

To participate in education programmes as required.

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

To identify with the IPU Senior Nurses a personal development plan in line with Hospice objectives and personal need.

ORGANISATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

To ensure effective use of resources.

To uphold the Hospice and individual team values at all times.

To work at all times within the policies of the Hospice.

To play an active part in the development and maintenance of good relationships with all who have business with the Hospice.

To respect at all times the confidentiality of information covering patients, staff and volunteers.

To promote the Hospice philosophy of care towards patients, relatives and visitors.

Because of the special nature of the Hospice and its work the postholder may on occasion be asked to undertake other duties to help maintain our high standard of care.

THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT NECESSARILY EXHAUSTIVE AND MAY BE SUBJECT TO REVIEW BY THE DIRECTOR OF PATIENT SERVICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE POSTHOLDER.

Person Specification

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Be willing and able to develop own knowledge and skills and to contribute to the development of others.
  • Ability to withstand sensitive and potentially stressful situations
  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Can do attitude

Specific Skills

Essential

  • Effective communicator ability to establish and maintain communication with patients, their families and colleagues
  • Ability to undertake routine assessments and deliver care to meet individual needs
  • IT literate ability to use Microsoft packages and Outlook or willingness to undertake training

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Community/ palliative care experience
  • Ability to plan, deliver and evaluation appropriate care package
  • Ability to assess patient needs
  • Demonstrable experience of team working

Qualifications

Essential

  • Good standard of education in numeracy and literacy
  • NVQ level II in direct care or equivalent

Desirable

  • NVQ level III in direct care

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.

Employer details

Employer name

St Elizabeth Hospice

Address

565 Foxhall Road

Ipswich

Suffolk

IP3 8LX


Employer's website

https://www.stelizabethhospice.org.uk/

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IAPT High Intensity Therapist (NHS AQP MH 647 RM)

National Health Service

Ipswich, ANGL
3 days ago
Ipswich, ANGL
£38.89k - £44.503k Per Year
3 days ago
£38.89k - £44.503k Per Year

Job Reference: J183-A-20-75112

Employer:
Central Advertising - Other
Department:
Vita Health Group
Location:
Ipswich
Salary:
£38,890 - £44,503

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


IAPT High Intensity Therapist (Remote 551)

Location: Remote / Home based
Hours: Full or Part-Time hours available
Duration: Permanent

Here at Vita Health Group one of our many strengths is our proven track record and success with remote working. While we’re very much aware and understand concern about Covid-19, we want to reassure you that as an organisation we endeavour to protect our customers and our colleagues in line with advice issued by Public Health England; all interviews will take place via telephone or video call until such time that the current situation changes.

Would you like:

  • To work for an award-winning specialist healthcare company that is dedicated on improving and delivering services rather than delivering the same for less?
  • Outstanding personal development and CPD opportunities?
  • Flexibility that enables you to balance your work life and personal commitments?

If you answered yes to the above Vita Health Group is your perfect next employer!

The Role:

We are looking for a High Intensity CBT Therapist to work within our IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) service.

Are you a passionate CBT Therapist, can you demonstrate?

  • Qualification from High Intensity IAPT Course (Post Graduate Diploma) or other Post Graduate CBT training course.
  • Experience of providing high intensity interventions for common mental health problems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • IT skills - Microsoft Office/Patient record systems

To achieve our ultimate aim of making people better we recognise importance and benefits of investing in our team. We provide:

  • Focus of staff wellbeing through, events, staff events, wellbeing champions and initiatives
  • Flexible approach to working through remote and homeworking options
  • Day to day clinical support and leadership
  • Excellent clinical supervision in accordance with IAPT Manual and IAPT Supervision guidance
  • Ongoing continual professional development opportunities
  • Individual CPD and development plans
  • Opportunities for Clinical Supervisor, Leadership roles as part of longer term career development
  • A friendly and supportive work environment with an overall culture of energy, solution focus and excellence in both our service delivery and support to our team

The Company:

Vita Health Group is a leading UK healthcare provider with over 30 years’ experience delivering best in class physical and mental health services across corporates, NHS and private patients.

We comprise of three leading UK healthcare providers, each with their own great reputation within the healthcare industry; RehabWorks, Workplace Wellness and Crystal Palace Physio Group.

Skills and Experience:

Essential:

  • Qualification from High Intensity IAPT Course (Post Graduate Diploma) or other Post Graduate CBT training course.
  • BABCP accreditation or eligibility for BABCP accreditation
  • We welcome newly qualified trainees

Why Vita Health Group?

Our company purpose is “to make people better” which is inclusive of everyone we treat. In order to achieve this, we strongly believe in our company values:

  • Leadership
  • Customer Focussed
  • People Centred
  • Quality
  • Integrity

Our values provide the building blocks for us to achieve the Vita Health Group vision to be the UKs Leading Healthcare Provider of best in class Physical and Mental Health Solutions.

We are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunities employer and value excellence in everything we do. We have a strong focus on supporting and developing our employees and are keen to bring on board candidates that share our vision to be a workplace of choice.

We continually look at attracting the very best people from the widest talent pool. As a Disability Confident Committed Employer, we are dedicated to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the recruitment process.
Should you wish to discuss any adjustment that you might need in the applications process, you can do so by visiting our website and clicking on “contact us” button located at the top right of the page. Please dial the number for our head office in Bury St Edmunds and ask to speak to a member of our recruitment team who will be happy to discuss your requirements.

Benefit Package:

The role offers a comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Enhanced annual leave
  • Continued Professional Development opportunities and comprehensive training provided
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life Assurance insurance
  • Online benefits portal, including high street discounts and a wellbeing zone
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
  • Benenden health cover
  • Length of service awards
  • Ability to work from home when required and where possible (min 5mb download speed required)
  • Retirement training
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee referral cash incentive (Subject to Tax and NI)
  • Employee Assistant Program

How to Apply:

Please submit a copy of your CV for review via the NHS jobs apply section or email a copy of your CV clearly stating the role and location that you wish to apply for to recruitment@vhg.co.uk.

Any data which you share with us throughout the hiring process will be stored securely within the UK and is accessible only by staff who require it. Should your application be unsuccessful, your data will be securely destroyed after 6 months.

Vita Health Group is an equal opportunities and Disability Confident Committed Employer. We positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We are committed to supporting wellbeing for all employees and are associated with the MINDFUL EMPLOYER Charter for Employers who are Positive About Mental Health.

Please note, all applicants must be legally entitled to accept and perform work in the UK and all positions are subject to a DBS check.


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General Adult Consultant - CRHT (with Relocation Allowance)

National Health Service

Ipswich, ANGL
3 days ago
Ipswich, ANGL
3 days ago

General Adult Consultant - CRHT (with Relocation Allowance)

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

The closing date is 21 March 2021

Job overview

Consultant Psychiatrist Crisis Resolution Home Treatment Team, East Suffolk

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust was founded in January 2012 coming together from Norfolk & Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and Suffolk Mental Health Partnership.

An opportunity has arisen to appoint to appoint a Consultant Psychiatrist of 10 PAs specialising in general adult psychiatry in the East of Suffolk. The post is based in our CRHT team at Woodlands unit, Ipswich Hospital.

You will be working with a team of enthusiastic and committed multi-disciplinary colleagues including Nursing, Psychology, Social work, Occupational Therapy, CBT Therapists, Speech and Assistant Practitioners.

Main duties of the job

CRHT work very closely with our 2 acute inpatients ward, PICU and our Integrated Delivery Teams. Our Integrated Delivery Teams are made up of community teams for Adult, Youth, Later Life, and Learning Disability along with other specialist services such as Eating Disorder, Early Intervention and Childrens mental health. They are based in three locations in the East locality, serving the populations of Ipswich, Coastal and Central Suffolk.

The Trust encourages applications from highly motivated, enthusiastic doctors who would welcome the opportunity to work in a high quality service in a beautiful part of the world. The Trust encourages leadership roles for senior clinicians as part of the core job and in additional roles, where available, in medical education, management, research and teaching.

East Suffolk is a predominantly rural area but with good rail and road links to London, and, via the coastal ports and Stansted airport, to Europe and further afield.

About us

Applicants for the post should have or be eligible for a CCT and eligible onto the Specialist Register within six months of the interview date. Full GMC registration, approval under Section 12 of the Mental Health Act, eligibility for Approved Clinician status and appropriate adult psychiatry experience are required.

The Trust is working towards equal opportunities and welcomes applications irrespective of age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, sexuality or religious belief.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Interview dates are yet to be set; you will be contacted via email and invited to book a time. These emails may go to your SPAM, so please keep checking all your emails if applying.

Please visit our Facebook and Twitter page @NSFTjobs

Job description

Job responsibilities

This Post

Title: Consultant Psychiatrist

Specialty: Adult Psychiatry, East Suffolk Crisis Resolution and HomeTreatment Team

Job SummaryThis is a new post in addition to an existing 1.5 wte Consultant and 1 wte Specialitydoctor in Crisis Resolution Home Treatment team. This role is being added as part of theSTP investment. As part of the Suffolk-wide Transformation Programme there is aradical reinvention of access and response to those requesting emergency input.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of the assessment and treatment of complex mental disorders in a relevant population
  • Experience of providing medical leadership in multi-disciplinary teams
  • Experience of clinical governance processes including ability to use quality improvement methods as a tool to improve quality of care
  • Experience in risk assessment and risk management

Desirable

  • Sub-speciality experience relevant to the clinical role (2) Relevant sub-specialty endorsement
  • Experience of multiagency working relevant to the role
  • Experience of building great teams

Qualifications

Essential

  • GMC
  • Recognised basic medical degree
  • MRCPsych or Equivalent
  • Included on the GMC specialist register or within 3 months of CCT or equivalent in a relevant clinical specialism
  • Approved Clinician and Section 12 Approval under MHA

Desirable

  • Relevant higher degree (i.e. MD, PhD, MSc or other additional clinical qualifications)
  • Substantive experience at consultant level in the relevant specialism

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

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

Address

Poppy Ward, Woodlands

Ipswich

IP4 5PD


Employer's website

https://www.nsft.nhs.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

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Clinical Psychologist

National Health Service

Bury St Edmunds, ANGL
6 days ago
Bury St Edmunds, ANGL
6 days ago

Clinical Psychologist

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

The closing date is 15 March 2021

Job overview

We are looking to appoint an HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist who has significant experience of working with Older People and confidence in making a differential diagnosis of dementia, as well as having the warmth, compassion and vitality to match our lovely team. We are keen to appoint applicants who bring a diversity of life experiences to our teams.

You will be joining a very warm, positive and psychologically-minded team who are strong in their own professions, able to reflect on their clinical practice and contribute to formulations. The team are used to hosting Trainee Clinical Psychologists , as well as other students, and you will have the opportunity to continue to provide clinical placements for the University of East Anglia (UEA). The feedback from our Trainees is that the team is fun, welcoming and nurturing. We also have strong links with UEA in lecturing and research.

Main duties of the job

You will have a number of roles including providing direct clinical work with our patients; assessing, formulating and guiding the intervention allocation, offering therapy for complex mental health conditions, to the person themselves as well as providing support to families in distress, providing consultation to the Community Mental Health team. Additionally you will provide neuropsychological assessments, post-diagnostic support and time-limited neurorehabilitation to our separate Memory Assessment and Therapy service.

The remit for Older Peoples mental health work is wonderfully diverse allowing for almost any Project work to be supported where there is a need demonstrated by our service users. We benefit from our thriving co-production and see this as integral to the way in which we develop and deliver our services. We also have monthly Forums and monthly CPD open to all of our OP clinical staff, as well as strong links with all of the OP services across the Trust.

About us

Our OP services have been rated by CQC as Good, and our management are keen to support OP services; having recently appointed an OP services lead for West Suffolk.

We have a small but yearly publications record, and are keen to support an applicant in their research and publications. There are opportunities for involvement in home-grown NSFT research projects eg https://www.uea.ac.uk/news/-/article/2-million-project-to-support-uk-dementia-carers a £2 million NIHR-funded research project with those with dementia and their families, collaborating with the University of East Anglia and the University of Maastricht. Our Research Development team supports clinicians in building a personal research profile and have the infrastructure available, eg, to support bid-writing, service evaluation, applying for fellowships. We also have opportunities for involvement in other national and international clinical research projects, including therapy trials, supported by the Research Delivery team.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This kind of post is relatively rare; in which you will be able to maintain a high level of therapeutic skill and a high level of neuropsychological diagnostic work, and has only become available due to promotion.

The future of our services for Older People in West Suffolk is changing in line with the national Transformation model and there will be significant opportunity to contribute to, and influence the development of this offer from the very beginning, and lead on appropriate projects.

The right applicant will have a fantastic opportunity to join a very strong specialism with colleagues who are dedicated to the care and advocacy of Older People. Your colleagues will include Assistant Psychologists, CBT therapists, CPNs, Psychiatrists, Social Workers and Non-Medical Prescribers. Within the wider team you will have colleagues with additional training in Compassion Focused Therapy, Cognitive Analytic Therapy, EMDR, CBT and Neuropsychology. You will receive regular clinical supervision with psychology peers who are working in the community and our inpatient ward, as well as specialist Neuropsychology supervision. You will be expected to provide supervision appropriate to your banding.

Please see documents for Generic Job Description

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Relevant experience in service area

Qualifications

Essential

  • Post-graduate doctorate degree (or its equivalent if trained prior to 1996) in clinical psychology, accredited by BPS
  • Further post-qualification, post-graduate training in one or more additional specialised areas of psychological practice
  • Supervisor training, to be a supervisor of doctoral programme clinical psychology trainees or willing to undertake training.
  • Registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Desirable

  • Post-graduate training in Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Post-graduate training in Clinical Neuropsychology

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

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

Address

G Block

Hospital Road

Bury St Edmunds

IP33 3NR


Employer's website

https://www.nsft.nhs.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

Job Type

Full Time

Posted

6 days ago

Description

Clinical/Counselling Psychologist

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

The closing date is 09 March 2021

Job overview

We have a new post for a senior Psychologist to provide the psychological leadership within the Ipswich adult CMHT. We are seeking an experienced, enthusiastic psychologist to work closely with the senior clinical staff to provide professional and clinical leadership, representing a psychological perspective within a multi-disciplinary setting.

We are keen to develop the psychological knowledge and access to interventions within the team and this post will play a key role in leading on this.

The current context of transformation of services, in line with the NHS 10 year plan, creates exciting opportunities to improve care provision across the care system and the post holder will support embedding of psychological thinking into the wider care system that the teams relate to.

If you might be interested please do contact to find out more.

Main duties of the job

An exciting opportunity exists within our community services. We are looking for an experienced and committed clinical psychologist to join our Adult Community Mental Health Team based in Ipswich, providing secondary mental health services to adults aged 25 and over.

The team offers interventions for individuals with complex mental health difficulties and the post holder will be involved in providing assessment / formulation, individual therapy, group therapy and consultation to team colleagues. We are looking for someone who can provide professional and clinical leadership, representing a psychological perspective within a multi-disciplinary setting. You will be passionate about complex mental health, with a range of clinical skills and interests. You will be able to work well within an MDT setting, and actively embrace and support a Recovery culture through co-production opportunities

About us

Benefits

Benefits included with this role are:-

  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive in house & external training programmes
  • career progression
  • starting annual leave of 27 days per annum increasing to 33 days pa based on length of service (plus paid bank holidays)
  • staff physio service
  • gym membership
  • NHS discounts and many more.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will have responsibility for overseeing the provision of clinical supervision within the team and will provide line management for other members of the psychological therapies team which consists of a clinical psychologist, a senior CAT therapist and an assistant psychologist. Other professionals with the team have also recently commenced the British Isles DBT training and we would like the successful applicant to support them in the delivery of DBT interventions to Service users.

The post will be supported by a Consultant Clinical Psychologist with established arrangements for supervision. In addition to this there are regular psychology meetings and internal CPD events. There are good opportunities at present for staff to access post graduate training in a range of psychological therapies and this will be based on the successful applicants identified interests and areas for further development.

We have strong links with the University of East Anglia and provide both first and third year placements in our adult services. Research interests are encouraged and supported.

Please find attached our Job Description and Person Specification for more detail on your Key Accountabilities, then if you feel you have what it takes to make a difference in your local communities, click APPLY!

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Post Graduate Doctoral level Clinical or Counselling Psychology Training registered with the BPS
  • further post qualification, post graduate training in one or more specialised areas of psychological practice
  • Registered as a practitioner psychologist with the HCPC

Experience

Essential

  • Specialist complex psychological assessment and treatment in a related mental health setting
  • Extensive experience of working as a clinical or counselling psychologist
  • Teaching, training and delivering clinical supervision

Desirable

  • Providing psychological leadership within an MDT setting

Skills

Essential

  • Use of complex methods of psychological assessments, intervention and management

Knowledge

Essential

  • Practitioner level knowledge of at least 2 models of psychological therapy
  • Providing consultation to other professional and non-professional groups
  • Evidence of CPD as reccommended by BPS
  • Creating and delivering presentations and training programmes in line with specialist knowledge

Desirable

  • Experience of providing specific support intervention and strategy for staff

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

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust

Address

Mariner House

43, Handford Road

Ipswich

IP1 2GA


Employer's website

https://www.nsft.nhs.uk/Pages/Home.aspx