Highly Specialist Clinical / Counselling Psychologist

What’s special about this opportunity?

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust can provide you with a dynamic, people-centred environment, where you will be empowered to support patients with complex conditions, adopting a personalised approach to patient care that maximises independence, choice and control, following our philosophy of enabling people to reach and maintain their optimum level of health and wellbeing.

We value our employees and put people first. As a Global Digital Exemplar, we will provide you with an excellent working environment that has just been recognised as having a ‘Outstanding’ rating overall, having being an ‘Outstanding’, well-led, organisation, and having an ‘Outstanding’ Older Adults Community Mental Health Team in our latest CQC inspection, which found that: ‘There was a clear vision, underpinned by a set of values that were well understood by staff across the trust.’

Working in a passionate team, you will have access to our Trust-wide Learning and Development programme and be supported in your career and personal growth, with opportunities to help you build your Continuing Professional Development portfolio, enabling you to extend your skills and ensure that you excel.

We are pioneers in compassionate leadership and Quality Improvement, which is about creating a culture where everyone has a voice and where service users and staff collaborate to have a direct impact on the things that matter most.

About you:

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and innovative Clinical / Counselling Psychologist to join the Long Term Conditions arm of the Clinical Health Psychology Service, to provide high quality clinical health psychology services to patients under the care of Royal Berkshire Hospital (RBH). This is a 0.4WTE Band 8a role. The role is currently split between RBH Diabetes & Endocrinology Service (0.2WTE), and RBH Audiology Service(0.2WTE). The diabetes role includes the exciting opportunity to work with the Young Adult / Transition Clinic. You will be working as part of the busy and dynamic BHFT Clinical Health Psychology Service. You will be expected to offer assessments and interventions, as well as work with the hospital MDTs, including physicians, dietitians and specialist nurses, to offer a joined up, integrated service.

We are a large CHPS service and there may be opportunities to work in other health settings. If you would like to discuss opportunities, please do contact us. For information and/or informal visits, please contact Dr Abigail Wroe, Clinical Health Psychologist on or abigail.wroe@berskhire.nhs.uk. For information regarding the CHPS service, please contact Lucy Grant, Deputy Head of Service, CHPS on

What’s next?

If you share our passion for people and the dedication to excel, we’d love to hear from you.

For information and/or informal visits to the RBH services, please contact:

- Dr Theingi Aung (Consultant Physician: D&E) on Theingi.Aung@royalberkshire.nhs.uk;

- Dr Fainia Kavvoura (Consultant Physician: Diabetes Young Adult / Transition Clinic) on Foteini.Kavvoura@royalberkshire.nhs.uk;

- Dr Jennifer Stott (Consultant Physician: audiology) on

In addition to a competitive salary, as a valued member of our team, you will receive generous annual leave, have access to a car salary sacrifice scheme (available to all permanent staff over the age of 21), we as a respected member of the NHS, discounts from high street retailers and restaurants.

We’d love to welcome you to our warm, friendly team, who want to help you to make your career reflect your ambitions.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameDr Abigail WroeJob titleClinical PsychologistEmail addressabigail.wroe@berskhire.nhs.ukTelephone number

Reference: 41288496

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