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Clinical Psychologist

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Full Time, Permanent

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Clinical Psychologist
Maidenhead, Berkshire

Are you a newly qualified or experienced Clinical Psychologist looking for a new, rewarding career working alongside a fantastically supportive team

Would you like to work for a Trust who prioritise staff wellbeing, within a team who consistently rate their job satisfaction highly?

We are currently looking for Clinical Psychologists to join our very well-established Adult Eating Disorders Service team based at St Marks in Maidenhead.

As a Psychologist in our team, you will play an important role providing specialist psychological assessments, care planning and a range of evidence-based psychological interventions. You will work one to one with our patients as well as delivering group treatments.

Working as part of a multidisciplinary team and with professionals across agencies, this role will provide you with a lot of variety in your day to day work. You will primarily be based at either St Marks Hospital in Maidenhead or in our NHS site at the University of Reading campus. Both sites offer free parking to staff. There is flexibility for some home working.

As a service we are very committed to the development of our staff and offer both internal and external training opportunities. Within this role we can offer support with band 7 competencies and provide development opportunities to progress to a band 8.

The role is Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm and we are open to both full and part time applicants.

Main duties of the role

  • Assessing adults referred to Berkshire Eating Disorders Service

  • Creating care plans for patients referred to the service

  • Delivering a range of specialist psychological interventions for individuals and groups

  • Undertaking and reviewing risk assessments

  • Providing specialist advice to and liaising with other professionals

  • Maintaining up to date and accurate clinical records

About Us

Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health and community health services trust. Rated ‘outstanding’ by the CQC, we’re committed to providing the best possible care to people across Berkshire.

We value diversity and are proud to be a Stonewall Top 100 Employer. We work hard to create an inclusive environment where you’ll be supported by friendly and professional colleagues to flourish.

Our values at Berkshire Healthcare:

  • Caring for and about you is our top priority

  • Committed to providing good quality, safe services

  • Working Together with you to develop innovative solutions

We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.

Benefits of working for us include:

  • Flexible working options to support work-life balance

  • 27 days’ annual leave rising with service + opportunity to buy and sell

  • Generous NHS pension scheme

  • Excellent learning and career development opportunities

  • Cycle to Work’ and car leasing scheme including electric vehicles

  • Access to a range of wellbeing tools and services

  • Discounts at hundreds of popular retailers and restaurants

  • Staff networks for race, diversity, disabilities, the environment and armed forces community to support equality

  • Generous maternity, paternity, adoption and special leave

  • Free parking across Trust sites

The “must haves” for this role:

  • HCPC registered Psychologist with a doctorate in counselling or clinical psychology

  • Good knowledge of psychological models relevant to eating disorders

  • Previous experience working in a mental health setting

  • Ability to manage own caseload and time to work flexibly in response to service demands

If you’re someone who shares our passion for excellence and care, you belong at Berkshire Healthcare!

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

So, if you’d like to join us, please apply via the button shown.



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