8a Clinical/Counselling Psychologist or 7/8a Preceptorship – CMHT
Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
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We have an exciting vacancy that has arisen for a newly qualified or early career Clinical or Counselling Psychologists within our Integrated Community Care and Recovery (ICCR) Services.
We are looking for a suitably experienced Clinical or Counselling Psychologist or equivalent applied psychological practitioner for a full-time post. Based on experience and relevant experience this post can either be offered at a Band 8a or a Band 7/ 8a Preceptorship arrangement. We would welcome applications from final year trainees in a Preceptorship arrangement.
Post-holder will be part of a multi-professional teams supporting the Transformation of our Community Services in BSMHFT as part of the NHS Long Term Plan. The post is located in the South of Birmingham at the Yewcroft Centre.
Main duties of the job
We are looking for enthusiastic, committed and skilled clinicians who can work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team, to provide a range of clinical services. The individual will have excellent opportunities to gain experience of multilevel and integrated service provision and to further develop skills of complex case assessment, formulation and the application of evidence based psychological interventions, both individual and in groups. You should have experience of working with service users with complex mental health and behavioural needs; additionally to be familiar with the needs of a diverse BAME community and working in areas of high socioeconomic deprivation.
We have an established track record in service innovation supporting a diverse range of clinical and academic interest, with time for research and teaching related activities built into many of our psychological professions job plans.
Welcome to Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Our 4000 clinical and support staff help us to improve mental health wellbeing and meet the needs of the 70,000 people we serve each year. We provide a range of mental healthcare services across Birmingham and Solihull, as well as specialised services nationally. We also offer medical, nursing and psychology training and are proud of our international reputation for both research and innovation.
Our population is culturally diverse, characterised in places by high levels of deprivation which create an increasing demand for our services and a necessity for us to make sure everyone can access the help they need. We are a team of compassionate, inclusive and committed people working together to provide excellent care to support our community. If you are looking for a place to belong, where you can make a real difference to people's lives, join our team where our warm welcome is waiting for you.
For further information about the main responsibilities please view the attached job description and person specification.
Knowledge and Skills
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
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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).