CAMHS Clinical Psychologist Preceptorship
Pennine Care NHS FT
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We are looking for a highly skilled, compassionate, clinical psychologists with a passion for working with children, young people and families to join us.
Why Pennine Care CAMHS?
We are passionate about staff well-being and compassionate leadership in the CAMHS Care Hub. Our staff survey results support this:
"The results show that staff in CAMHS feel they are trusted to do their job. They enjoy working in their team and feel they make a difference to service users. They feel listened to by their managers who they believe value their work" (2021)
We support staff to work flexibly and recognise and respect the roles our colleagues hold outside of their working hours.
Equality, diversity and inclusionis at the top of our agenda.We believe that a diverse, inclusive and engaged culture is vital; that everyone's value should be recognised and respected.
Main duties of the job
Stockport CAMHS are expanding their team and are delighted to invite applications for three clinical psychology posts (full-time) at Band 8a. We actively welcome newly qualified or clinical psychology trainees qualifying in 2023 to apply at Band 7 and enter onto our preceptorship programme. This will support your development as a psychologist with clear aims with formal sign off by the care hub lead for psychological therapies. We are committed to the development of our staff and this process supports clinicians to progress in their careers.
The role will be based within the CAMHS team across our assessment and treatment teams. You will undertake psychological and mental health assessments as part of the assessment team and develop formulations and deliver therapies to children young people and their families. You will be supported in clinical development by in house training programmes and access to additional training in addition to receiving supervision from a consultant clinical psychologist. You will work with children with additional neurodevelopmental difficulties, experiences of trauma and aversity and children and young people from the ages of 5 to 18. We will support your development in supervision and indirect interventions.
We are proud to provide high quality mental health and learning disability services, both inpatient and in the community across five boroughs of Greater Manchester - Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport and Tameside and Glossop.
Our vision is for a happier and more hopeful life for everyone in our communities and our staff work hard to deliver the very best care for the people who use our services. We're really proud of our#PennineCarePeopleand do everything we can to make sure we're a great place to work.
Our ambition is to maximise people's potential and we aim to promote an inclusive environment and improve the diversity of our workforce so our people truly represent the communities we serve.
All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post. We would also encourage applications from individuals with a lived experience of mental illness, either individually or as a carer.
To provide specialist psychological assessments of clients referred to the team, based on the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources including psychological and neuropsychological tests, selfreport measures, rating scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi structured interviews with clients, family members and others involved in the clients care. To formulate and implements plans for the formal psychological treatment and/or management of a clients mental health problems, based upon an appropriate conceptual framework of the clients problems and employing methods based upon evidence of efficacy, across the full range of care settings. To be responsible for implementing a range of psychological interventions for individuals, carers, families and groups within and across teams, employed individually and in synthesis, adjusting and refining psychological formulations, drawing on different explanatory models and maintaining a number of provisional hypotheses.
Certificates and interview
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).