Clinical or Forensic Psychologist
Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust
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We are seeking a registered Clinical or Forensic Psychologist to join our friendly and cohesive psychology team. The post-holder will be integrated in to a ward team, whilst also having the opportunity to practice in other areas of the service.
This role will involve working primarily into our secure hospital wards. This will involve undertaking assessment, formulation and intervention with patients, working in to the MDT, and providing support and consultancy to staff. You will also work in to other service areas, and in to our community forensic risk assessment service, assessing forensic risk in parenting contexts. There may be the opportunity to work in to local prisons.
Main duties of the job
It is expected that you will evidence advanced practice skills in at least one area of specialised area of psychology, with good knowledge of others, and be skilled in psychological consultancy. Training in, and experience of working with, trauma-informed approaches would be an advantage. The post will provide the opportunity to contribute to service-based evaluation and audit, service development and teaching/ training.
We are a warm and supportive team who maintain a strong identity as a department, whilst also being integral members of the ward teams. Being based in an in-patient setting means that dedicated office space is provided, informal support and chats are readily available, and there are opportunities for working from home as well. The psychology department has expanded in recent years as a result of increased investment from the service, and organisational support for a psychologically informed approach to care.
As a department, we are actively trying to develop our research activity. The department has strong links with the University of Hull, and the successful applicant will supervise trainee psychologists, and/or other professionals.
If you are interested in the post, why not get in touch for an informal chat or arrange to come for a visit and see what you think?
We are an award winning and CQC rated good health and social care Trust delivering integrated services across Hull, East and North Yorkshire. Find out more on our website
We are a forward thinking and dynamic Trust with a real commitment to staff development. We value our colleagues and invest in them to ensure they have the right skills to deliver outstanding care.
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We recognise the positive value of diversity and promotes equality whilst challenging discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds.
Work life balance is about having influence and flexibility over when, where and how you work. If the work pattern for this role does not meet your needs, we welcome an application and are happy to discuss working arrangements that differ from those advertised.
We offer a unique range of benefits that go above and beyond other NHS Trusts including an enhanced leave package and health and wellbeing support.
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