Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Job Title: Clinical or Counselling Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury
Salary: £31,696 to £41,787 pa
Reference: 267-ADCCP702
Job Published: March 07, 2018 15:43

Job Description

Whiteleaf Centre, Aylesbury
Clinical or Counselling Psychologist
Job Ref: 267-ADCCP702
Salary: Band 7 £31,696 to £41,787 pa

We wish to appoint a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to join our established, friendly and supportive team. You will work within North Buckinghamshire Specialist Psychological Services (step 4) and the AMHTs to provide psychological assessments and interventions for adults with severe and/or complex mental health problems, their families and carers.

The Buckinghamshire Psychological Therapies Pathway has over 120 staff including clinical and counselling psychologists, CBT therapists, and psychotherapists providing a wide range of evidence-based and innovative psychological therapies. The post will be attractive to clinical or counselling psychologists with an interest in working with people with severe and/or complex mental health problems. We are also interested in hearing from trainee clinical or counselling psychologists due to qualify in 2018.

You should be able to demonstrate your use of evidence-based practice in specialist adult mental health settings, including competence in cognitive-behavioural and third wave approaches. As a member of Specialist Psychological Services you will work closely with colleagues in our adult mental health community and in-patient teams. You will also liaise with and support psychological therapists working at earlier steps in the Buckinghamshire Psychological Therapies Pathway.

You will work with the Clinical Lead, Team Manager and your team to ensure that the Buckinghamshire Psychological Therapies Pathway achieves its key objectives of delivering integrated, safe, accessible, responsive, effective and caring services to people in Buckinghamshire. You will ensure the service you provide is of a high quality and meets national guidance as well as meeting local and nationally agreed targets.

In turn, you will receive expert clinical supervision and will have access to a wide range of CPD activities. There are excellent opportunities for service development, service evaluation/research and teaching/training.

For more information or to arrange an informal visit, please contact: Dr.John Pimm, Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Lead on 07825 113185.

To apply, please click on the apply link.

Closing date: 28 March 2018.