Band 8a Clinical Psychologist

Job Title and Grade: Band 8a Clinical Psychologist

Location/Trust: Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Partnership Trust - Orchard House, CV6 6EG.

Pay Rates: Band 8a, Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00.

Clinical Psychologist - Learning Disability CAMHS South Warks

22.5 hours

Band 8a, Maternity leave cover.

Are you passionate about supporting children and young people with a learning disability and complex behaviours/mental health needs? If so, we would like to hear from you.

We are a specialist multidisciplinary Children’s Community Learning Disability Team (CCLDT) who are dedicated to meeting the needs of Children with Learning Disabilities and their families. There is strong multi-disciplinary working within the service and the contribution of psychological services staff is highly valued, both through the direct and indirect work that they do.

We are moving towards using Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) and the Solihull Approach as our primary therapeutic models. In addition there are opportunities to develop further therapeutic approaches, including Cognitive Analytic Therapy and Behavioural Family Therapy. Our team works closely with families, special schools and respite units to help improve the quality of life for children and their families.

This is an exciting time to be working in learning disability services within the framework of Transforming Care for children and as our team continues to develop.

CCLDT cover the whole of Coventry and Warwickshire with bases in Coventry, Nuneaton, Rugby, Leamington, and Stratford. This post will be working across South Warwickshire and is based at Orchard House in Leamington Spa. There may also be a need to provide some support and cover to the Coventry team.

Our team sits within the new Learning Disability and Autism directorate and has links with the large psychological services group both within the directorate and wider. As a result there is access to Special Interest Groups, annual Psychological Services conference and professional meetings with other Psychologists.

Successful applicants will receive excellent support and regular, good quality supervision and opportunities for continuing professional development in line with special interests and service objectives. We have well-established links with the Coventry and Warwick Doctoral Training courses in Clinical Psychology, providing core placements, teaching sessions and supervising doctoral research projects.

You will have a doctorate-level or equivalent BPS approved qualification in clinical psychology and be HCPC registered. The job will require travel across the Trust so car owner/driver or suitable alternative transport arrangements will be required to enable you to undertake the job. The post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.

For further details or to arrange an informal visit please contact Dr Hanan Hussein, Principal Clinical Psychologist, Tele: Email or Collette French, Acting Team Manager, Tele: : Email

Please see full job description for further information in regards to the role.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: –

Competitive Pay Rates- work this week, get paid next week!
First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
Dedicated consultants
Flexible working options
Free DBS and free training
Build holiday allowance
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Stakeholder pension scheme

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We have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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