Clinical / Counselling Psychologist
Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust
Oxford, UK
6d ago

A vacancy has arisen to work with Older people Psychological Therapies Services as part of the integrated Specialist Adult / Older Adult Mental Health Teams in Oxfordshire.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Clinical or Counselling Psychologist who wishes to make a difference to Older patients with long term mental health problems and / or dementia, providing evidence-based treatments across North Oxfordshire and Oxford City.

As a flexible employer we would welcome discussions about opportunities we can offer for part time, and preceptorships for newly qualified Clinical or Counselling Psychologists.

We offer CPD and training to support career progression, have excellent links with the Oxford Centre for Psychological Health that includes Oxford Centre for Cognitive Therapy (OCTC) and Oxford Institute for Clinical Psychology Training, which is hosted by the Trust.

We actively encourage innovation and research with opportunities for collaborations with University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry and Department of Experimental Psychology.

We also collaborate with Oxford Brookes University and Buckinghamshire New University.

We look forward to welcoming you to Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Benefits of working for Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust include :

  • Excellent opportunities for career progression
  • 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, with an increase to 33 days with continuous service
  • NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
  • Staff accommodation
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • Lease car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3 years of employment or study.
  • Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services.
  • This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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