Specialist Clinical Psychologist | University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
Derby, England, GB
2d ago
source : GOV.UK

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Clinical Psychologist to join our tier 3 plus service providing assessment and treatment for children with intellectual disabilities who pose additional challenges because of their complex behaviour.

  • The post holder will join a well regarded and established multi-disciplinary team. With access to regular supervision, duties would include : the holistic assessment of children, young people, their families and carers;
  • acting as care coordinator for specific children; the assessment and management of risk; providing interventions for children and their parents within a Positive Behaviour Support framework;
  • developing and sustaining professional networks; supervision and training of others and consultation to other NHS agencies.

    There are also opportunities for evaluation / audit and research. Team work is highly valued and we offer excellent support, training and development opportunities.

    The service forms part of the Children's Clinical Psychology Service of the University Hospitals of Derby and Burton which provides a diverse range of psychological services and opportunities for peer supervision and further development.

    We have good links with the local Doctoral Training Courses and offer placements to Trainee Clinical Psychologists. The post holder will be expected to travel to visit families within Derby City and Southern Derbyshire.

    In return we will offer :

  • Development opportunities, including both professional and leadership development, together with an opportunity to work across some or all of our 5 sites depending on specialty
  • Support through every step of the way from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond
  • Friendly, supportive and caring colleagues
  • A variety of other staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes
  • Key facts about our Trust :

  • Every day our hospitals see more than 4,000 outpatients
  • We see more Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients than any other Trust over 3,300 per week
  • An average 860 patients are seen in A&E every day the 6th largest in the country
  • Our hospitals admit more than 220 emergency patients every day
  • We carry out more planned surgical operations than any other Trust in England with almost 50,000 operations taking place in our 52 operating theatres
  • We are one of only 5 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres
  • We carry out more than 300 elective procedures each working day
  • We employ 12,000 staff across our 5 hospital sites
  • We have a Director of Allied Health Professionals who is committed to provide leadership, progression and direction to AHPs
  • Closing date : 22 June 2020

    Interview date : 06 July 2020

    Due to the Government’s announcement on Monday 23rd March for a total lock down in the UK due to COVID-19 and stopping all none essential travel, the Trust will be carrying out Skype interviews until further notice.

    This advert closes on Monday 22 Jun 2020

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