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Clinical Psychologist  - Band 7

AfC Band 7

Main area
Clinical Psychology
Grade
AfC Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
306-HAR170-TOS
Town
London
Salary
£38,890 - £51,668 pa + Outer London HCAS
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
25/08/2020 23:59
Interview date
02/09/2020

Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust is a multiple award-winning, combined mental health and community Trust providing local, regional and national healthcare services. We are one of the largest employers in North London with over 3000 staff delivering a range of mental health and community services to a population of over one million.

In Enfield, we provide a full range of child and adult community health services, which over the last few years has been integrating with its mental health services to provide better and more holistic care.

BEH manages the renowned North London Forensic Services (NLFS), rated as 'Outstanding' by the CQC. This service treats and cares for people within the criminal justice system who have mental health conditions. We have also been appointed as the lead provider of forensic mental health services across North London managing the devolved New Models of care budget of £170m from 2018/19. NLFS delivers mental health care across some of the prisons and provides mental health services as HM Young Offenders Institutions in Aylesbury.

We also provide one of the largest eating disorder services in England, as well as drug and alcohol services and mental health liaison services in North Middlesex University Hospitals Trust.

Our values and quality improvement are at the heart of everything we do, please consider joining us.​

 

Clinical/Counselling Psychologist -  Band 7

We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Clinical/Counselling Psychologist within the Haringey Learning Disability Partnership (HLDP). This is a full-time permanent role.  

HLDP is a well-established integrated multi-disciplinary health and social care service for people with learning disabilities, their families and carers. The service currently consists of community nurses, community support officers, occupational therapists, a physiotherapist, psychiatrists, psychologists, reviewing officers, social workers, and speech and language therapists. We also have access to external art and music therapy provision where required. The office base is conveniently located opposite Wood Green tube station with excellent transport links across the borough.

The service works with people with learning disabilities who present with a range of psychological difficulties including behaviour that challenges and provides specialist assessment, formulation, intervention, and evaluation. The successful candidate will be well supported with regular supervision, joining the lead psychologist, senior psychologist, and two assistant psychologists, and joint working with members of the multidisciplinary team. We work creatively and therapeutically within integrative approaches including attachment, systemic, cognitive behavioural, acceptance and commitment, and positive behavioural support models. Working with families, carers, and other partners to enable people who use our services to live as independent a life as possible within the community. Psychology also provides support and supervision to staff within our innovative intensive support service for people with behaviour that challenges and mental health difficulties who may be at risk of admission or placement breakdown as well as those who may be being discharged from hospital back to the local community.

There may be opportunities to supervise assistant and trainee psychologists and we have strong links with the North Thames clinical psychology training programmes. There may also be opportunities to participate in service developments, research and audit as well as leadership opportunities within the service. We support a range of training opportunities and ongoing professional development within both the council and mental health trust.

Haringey is a lively and dynamic borough and is one of the most ethnically and socially diverse boroughs in London. The Psychological Therapies Services, hosted by Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust, are large and well established, operating across a range of client groups.

Job location/Work base:

  • Riverpark House, 225 High Road, Wood Green, London. N22 8HQ 

 For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Nicola Cater-Brame (Lead Clinical Psychologist), 07811 020131, nicola.cater-brame@haringey.gov.uk

Dr Sophie Bergen (Senior Clinical Psychologist), 0208 489 1384, sophie.bergen@haringey.gov.uk

 

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have regular contact with vulnerable people and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Nicola Cater-Brame (Lead Clinical Psychologist), 07811 020131, nicola.cater-brame@haringey.gov.uk

Dr Sophie Bergen (Senior Clinical Psychologist), 0208 489 1384, sophie.bergen@haringey.gov.uk

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