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Friday 06 January 2017
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Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Band 8a

Main area
Band 8a
Fixed Term to cover Maternity Leave
Part time 9am-5pm 24 hours per week
Job ref
Bolsover & Killamarsh
£40,428 - £48,514 per annum pro rata
25/03/2018 23:59

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Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Trust has recently commenced an exciting period of transformation with established adult recovery teams and community mental health teams for older people coming together to create a Neighbourhood Team working more closely with Primary Care and other local agencies to enhance the recovery pathway of our patient population.

 This post is designed to provide additional sessions to the Bolsover & Killamarsh Neighbourhood Team with a focus of working with Older People and providing the post holder with the opportunity of enhancing their therapy skills and in neuro- psychological assessment of people referred to the Neighbourhood Team.

We are looking for a flexible, enthusiastic and innovative Clinical Psychologist to provide a high quality clinical service to older people through direct clinical work for complex cases, and to offer advice and support to other professionals working within the Multi- disciplinary teams. This post offers an excellent opportunity to deploy and further develop post qualification specialist skills and experience in providing therapy and in addition psychometric assessment for individuals with a suspected cognitive impairment. Support within the context of well established multidisciplinary working and supervision from an experienced psychologist will be available. 

The successful candidate will have experience of working with people with a broad range of complex mental health problems and needs (including those arising from an organic impairment), with experience of evidence-based psychological interventions. You will be committed to multidisciplinary team working, have excellent relationship-building skills and be capable of managing varied work demands.

The post holder will become part of a Derbyshire–wide supportive, well respected and valued Clinical Psychology Service. There are strong links to the local Clinical Psychology Training Courses and excellent opportunities for peer support, supervision and CPD are available.

The post holder will be, registered with the Health & Care Professions Council Chartered with the BPS, and must be able to meet the travel requirements of the post.

This is a temporary/FTC post for 24 hours per week to cover Maternity Leave.






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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information in the first instance please contact Dr Petrina Brown (Lead Psychologist Neighbourhood Division) on 01332 268468 or 07917 559974 or Dr Dominic Round, Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist, Memory Assessment Service & High Peak & Dales Neighbourhood Team on 07789 500381.

If you have problems applying, contact

01332 623700 ext 31227