Consultant Clinical Psychologist Clinical Lead
Pennine Care NHS FT
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join our team within the Rehabilitation and High Support Care Hub as Lead consultant clinical psychologist for our inpatient services and as part of our senior leadership team. This post has been created to support our vision and deliver high quality effective services. Are you an energetic, skilled mental health professional? Are you somebody that relishes change and service development? Do you see the opportunity to positively influence a person's emotional health and well-being as a privilege? If so, we want you to join us on our journey to be the best we can be for our community. We welcome contact from people who have any questions or wish to discuss the post further.
The services provide a pathway of recovery for people with psychosis who have been detained under the MHA, along with complex mental health and risk related needs. Some individuals may also have additional needs such as neurodevelopmental disorders, personality disorders and/or illicit substance and alcohol misuse. The units are underpinned by the recovery model with a structured pathway to support individuals to engage in a wide range of rehabilitation activities and therapy. The team works collaboratively to identify strengths, needs and risks, working with the individual in a holistic manner. Social reintegration is central to the MDT approach and positive therapeutic risk taking is managed safely to reintroduce individuals into the local community.
Main duties of the job
The Consultant Clinical Psychologist for RHS will work closely with the Trust wide Clinical lead for Psychological Therapies, and the adult pathway lead, and the senior psychosocial therapies leadership team to provide high quality safe and effective care for our service users. Will also promote collaborative working between all key stakeholders including service user groups, the broader MDT, which would local and national partners. They will also represent RHS in the strategic psychological therapy structure trust wide including the psychotherapeutic committee.
If you come and work for us we will offer a range of benefits and opportunities, including:
- Generous annual leave entitlement for Agenda for Change and Medical and Dental staff.
- Flexible working opportunities to support your work/life balance
- Access to Continued Professional Development
- Involvement in improvement and research activities
- Health and Wellbeing activities and access to an excellent staff wellbeing service
- Access to staff discounts across retail, leisure and travel
If you are Kind, Fair, Ingenious and Determined then we want you to come and join our#PennineCarePeople
The post holder will be responsible for the further development and delivery of integrated care incorporating psychological principles and psychological mindedness and the appropriate access to psychological therapies at each point along the care pathway. The post holder will also be expected to significantly contribute to identifying unmet need and contributing to the development of new business proposals aligned to RHS.
The post holder will ensure the provision of as broad a choice as possible of Psychological Therapies within RHS. The post holder will provide clinical input in the form of delivery of assessments, formulations and therapeutic interventions of a high standard in line with nationally approved evidence bases and at the level of a complexity appropriate to a Consultant. The post holder will be expected to be significantly involved in providing face to face clinical activity across the Trust in their clinical specialism and they provide expert consultancy on psychological therapies to clinicians within services and teams.
The post holder will work autonomously within professional guidelines and will jointly with the Associate Director RHS Care Hub and the medical lead as well as Psychological Medicine Senior Clinicians share responsibility for the systematic governance of psychological therapy practice within directorate. They will also contribute to the broader governance of psychological therapies trust wide, through the psychotherapeutics committee.
Skills and Abilities
Work related circumstances
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).