Main area Psychology
Grade NHS AfC: Band 8a
Hours Part time - 30 hours per week
Job ref 285-5798B-LD
Town Bloxwich, Walsall
Salary £50,952 - £57,349 per annum
Salary period Yearly
Closing 15/02/2024 23:59
We are delighted to offer a band 8a post for a Senior Applied Psychologist who is passionate and interested in joining our Learning Disability Team in Walsall CAMHS. You will be working in a multi-disciplinary LD CAMHS Team and interfacing with colleagues in Specialist CAMHS. You will be supervised by a Consultant Clinical Psychologist and be a welcome addition to the team.
Main duties of the job
As a Senior Applied Psychologist in Walsall CAMHS you will have a balanced job plan which meets both the needs of the service and your own development. This will include contributing to initial assessment clinics which will be robustly supported through post assessment multi-disciplinary case discussions. In addition, you will be providing formulation driven, evidence-based psychological therapies. You will also be care co-ordinator for some young people, involving working with the family and wider professional network. You will contribute psychological thinking to the work of this busy, friendly multi-disciplinary service and will supervise the clinical work of assistant psychologists, trainees and other professionals.
Working for our organisation
Walsall CAMHS is part of Black Country Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and is a friendly and busy service. Walsall CAMHS and partner agencies are currently in the process of aligning with the i-Thrive framework to ensure timely, responsive and needs-led interventions for the children and young people of the Black Country.
Staff that work in Walsall CAMHS describe a supportive multidisciplinary environment. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from the diverse range of communities with which we work. We are based Canalside, where there is parking on site.
The Trust is dedicated to ensuring that staff feel valued. Staff are also able to access a range of wellbeing services (e.g. counselling, advice and guidance) and vibrant staff networks including BAME, LGBTQIA+ and lived experience.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
Please see attached documents to view the Job Description and Person Specification for further details.
Watch our Video, 'Welcome to Psychology in the Black Country: www.youtube.com/watch?v=f6HJ-gSdWvA
Essential & Desirable
- Post-graduate doctoral level training in applied psychology (or its equivalent) as accredited by the BPS.
- HCPC registration as an Applied Psychologist with Chartered Status
- Experience of working as a qualified applied psychologist within the designated service line
- Evidence of Continuing Professional Development