Senior Psychologist in Eating Disorders
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Main area Psychology, eating disorders
Grade NHS AfC: Band 8a
Hours Part time - 22.5 hours per week
Job ref 285-0237B-CYPF
Site Black country
Town Black Country
Salary £50,952 - £57,349 pro rata
Salary period Yearly
Closing 26/02/2024 23:59
Band 8a senior psychologist (7-8a developmental post)
All Aged Eating Disorder Service
Band 8a (7-8a developmental post)
Across the Black Country
Main duties of the job
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Clinical/Counselling Psychologist to join our team and contribute to shaping this aspirational service. We are able to offer this as an 8a post or for the right candidate a developmental post from band 7 to 8a.The post holder will provide highly specialist psychological work and contribute to the assessment, formulation and delivery of evidence based psychological treatments for people with eating disorders and their families, a s part of an MDT approach. A core part of this role is to promote a trauma-informed, psychological perspective and support the wider team through supervision, training, and consultation. They will show an aptitude for leadership skills and ensure that a psychological perspective is brought to service redesign and cultural change. The post holder will also take a key role in supporting the team leader/principal psychologist with research and clinical governance activities. Whilst prior experience of working with eating disorders is of course beneficial, we would be keen to hear from anybody with transferable skills and enthusiasm for the field.
Working for our organisation
We are in the process of delivering our all age model across the whole of the Black Country and are looking for a clinical or counselling psychologist with a special interest in eating disorders to join our team and contribute to the delivery and development of this growing service. The service is part of the FREED network to deliver care for early intervention in the treatment of eating disorders and we are ensuring all of the service will deliver on prompt access and waiting times across the service regardless of age. The service is multidisciplinary and psychologically informed, building its existing pathways around severe enduring eating disorders, ARFID, outreach and physical health care. Our most recent CQC inspection of the service rated us Good in all areas and Outstanding in responsiveness and our vision is to work as a team to continuously improve. We positively welcome applications from people who represent diverse communities.
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Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The All Age eating Disorder Service is the perfect place to be part of a team that is passionate about patient care and working together. Our Psychologists utilise their skills for the benefit of the team development and ensuring excellent standards.
- Registered with HPC
- Qualified counselling or clinical psychologist
- Significant post qualifying experience
- Passion and interest in ED
- Works in line with trust and team values
- cpd in eating disorders
- experience in eating disorders