FREED Clinical or Counselling Psychologist
Oxford Health NHS Trust
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Are you looking for an exciting role in a developing service?
We are looking for a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist who is registered with HCPC to join the Community Adult Eating Disorder team in Buckinghamshire.
As part of the transformation of Eating Disorder services in Buckinghamshire, Oxford Health is introducing FREED (First Episode Rapid Early Intervention for Eating Disorders). In this exciting post you will work within the Buckinghamshire Eating Disorder Service for Adults to enable the delivery of FREED. You will have an opportunity to shape and develop the implementation of FREED.
You will provide specialist psychological services to adults across all sectors of care, providing psychological assessment and therapy. You will utilise research skills for adult, policy and service development and research within areas serviced by the team.
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be able to demonstrate the following:
-Doctoral level training in clinical or counselling psychology including specifically models of psychopathology and psychometrics, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology as accredited by the BPS.
- Current registration with the HCPC as a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist
- Well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex, highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information to clients, their families, carers and other professional colleagues both within and outside the NHS.
- Training opportunities in various therapy models available.
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Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.
We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.
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.
The primary focus for the post holder is to ensure the systematic provision of a high-quality specialist clinical or counselling psychology service to clients with complex mental health problems including severe, enduring, and multiple disorders, and challenging behaviour.
The post holder will be expected to work collaboratively with the key partner organisationPlease see the attached job description for the full responsibilities and requirements for this post.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).