Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust provides a range of mental health, learning disabilities and community health services for the people of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. Our 5500 staff serve a population of one million from over 100 sites across the region.
Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychologist in Paediatric Psychology
Post: Band 7 225 hours Fixed Term
We are seeking a Band 7 Clinical Psychologist to join our Paediatric Psychology Service for a twelve month period. The post holder will offer a high quality specialist clinical psychology service to children and young people receiving care from the Community Paediatric Service. The remit of the Paediatric Psychology Service involves working with children and young people who have long term conditions, life-threatening conditions and conditions leading to disability. The role includes seeing patients referred into general clinics, working with and into specific speciality areas as needed and some inpatient work where appropriate
The post holder will be based within the department of Paediatric Psychology but required to deliver services from Community Clinics and other settings as appropriate. We are a team of twelve and so supervision and training needs can be well provided for.
We are a specialist team within the large multi-disciplinary CAMHS in Leicester and have close links with the Department of Psychology at Leicester University. Library and research facilities are available and time is allocated for post qualification training.
Alongside the clinical work, key areas are consultation, teaching and audit. We are keen to hear from friendly, flexible and organised applicants.
Informal enquiries should be made to the Department of Paediatric Psychology on ( Phone number removed )
We offer a generous benefits package which includes for our substantive staff:
Further details of these benefits and other important information about the application process and working for us is contained in the documents linked to the right of our advert. Staff on other types of contract can access some of the above- please check you understand what is available in the role you are applying to.
To make the most of your application, we may on occasion consider successful applicants for vacancies for the same post in different locations where this is appropriate and meets our mutual requirements.
We aim to develop a workforce that reflects our service users. To this end we actively implement equal opportunities in employment and service delivery and seek people who share our commitment. We strongly encourage applications from all sections of the community, particularly from underrepresented groups, including members of our black and minority ethnic (BME) communities. All jobs will require permission to work in the UK.
For all jobs the cost of undertaking a DBS disclosure at the required level will be met by the individual. The Trust will meet the initial cost, and it will then be deducted from the individual’s salary following commencement.
Requests from applicants to work alternative hours to those advertised may be considered.
Applicants who are currently ‘at risk’ within the local NHS community, and meet the essential criteria will be given preference for interview over any other candidates who may apply for this post.
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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.
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