Band 8a Clinical Psychologist

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NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust - St Pancras Hospital
Competitive salary
18 Nov 2020
23 Nov 2020
Role Type
Start Date
Job Title and Grade: Band 8a Clinical Psychologist

Location/Trust: Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust - St Pancras Hospital - NHS Veteran's Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service, NW1 0PE

Pay Rates: Band 8Aa, inner rate £ 28.08

Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00.

Job Role -

- Required to undertake initial assessments of new referrals to the TIL Service, taking into account current mental state, presenting and historical issues, needs for additional medical/psychological assessment, make recommendations about further support needed around medical/psychological and social intervention required. Includes taking clinical measures.

- Timely triage and arrangement of new assessments and interventions, following NHSE KPIs

- Good report writing skills required to complete assessment reports/onwards referrals in a timely and professional manner.

- Comfortable with liaison and joint work with different services and people across the London region.

- Experience of delivering therapy/training in a therapeutic modality

- Assessment and on-going work requires assessment and management of risk to self/others, including potential forensic history. Familiarity with safeguarding procedures/MARAC.

- Hold a caseload of clients, some of whom will require some active case management around referrals onto supporting statutory organisations, other NHS/social care services, and other charitable organisations.

- Identifying carers and their needs.

- Comfortable with multi-tasking.

- Work remotely and on site as needed, using PPE as required.

- Attend bi-weekly team meetings, liaise closely with colleagues from different disciplines, taking a lead on discussion of assessments and potentially other areas.

- Play a duty role as needed in the team in working hours, taking calls from administrators/non-qualified staff that may have clinical complexity.

- Familiarity with Veterans' needs would be helpful.

- There may be some expectation for this person to provide clinical supervision or training to others, taking advantage of specialist knowledge.

Please see full job description for further information in regards to the role.

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits: -

Competitive Pay Rates- work this week, get paid next week!
First choice of placements at over 50 NHS Trusts in England
Dedicated consultants
Flexible working options
Free DBS and free training
Build holiday allowance
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Stakeholder pension scheme

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