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Renal Counsellor

Job Description

This is an excellent opportunity to join our established service, to help shape the delivery and development of the Psychological Service in the Renal Department at Lister Hospital in Stevenage.

The post holder will work with the Lead Clinical Counsellor and the Health Psychologist in the team to assist in the delivery of a high quality specialist psychological service to patients and their family under the care of the Department of Renal Medicine.

You will be part of the renal multi-disciplinary team with the specific remit for ensuring that psychological aspects of patient’s life are taken into account in the long term planning of care for renal patients. The post holder must be committed to working across a service challenged by significant geographical spread (based on different Trust sites across Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Essex).

The post holder will be employed through East & North Herts Trust, and it is a permanent post.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Maria Da Silva-Gane on  ( Phone number removed )  or email ( Email address removed )

Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date in certain circumstances. Please ensure that you make your application as soon as possible.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all members of the community including people with disabilities.

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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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