Clinical Psychologist

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bodmin
Salary: £44,606 - £50,819 per annum
Job Published: January 03, 2020 13:31

Job Description

Clinical Psychologist

Job ref: 201-19-665-B

Site: Sowenna Adolescent Inpatient Unit

Town: Bodmin

Salary: £44,606 - £50,819 per annum

Closing: 24/01/2020 23:59 

It’s a refreshing time to join our Inpatient CAMHS team in Cornwall.  Where your clinical expertise and experience are recognised with a genuine commitment to your continued learning and career development.

We are dedicated to building a compassionate workplace where quality improvement to the services we provide is at the heart of everything we do.

Here’s what we can offer you:

  • The support of a growing and dynamic Psychology team with strong professional leadership, supervision and training opportunities.
  • Dynamic MDT and excellent working relationships with our commissioners and partners.
  • Regular reflective practice, formulation, training and clinical supervision into the essence of the service.
  • A dedicated quality lead for our service
  • Opportunities for research

Opening in September 2019, Sowenna is Cornwall’s first Adolescent Mental Health Inpatient Unit, set in a purpose built 14 bedded building at Bodmin Hospital.

Our mission is to provide a safe and nurturing environment steeped in a caring culture of acceptance, curiosity, empathy and playfulness. Young people, families and staff can expect to feel listened to and have their needs validated and understood.

We would love to have an informal conversation with you and please come and visit us in beautiful Cornwall which is a fantastic place to live and work.

Interviews will take place week commencing  10th February.

To achieve our Trust objectives, we prioritise the development of our staff. To support this, the following opportunities are available:

  • Protected CPD time for registered staff
  • Access to a dedicated central development fund to support CPD for all staff
  • Leadership and Management development programmes
  • Coaching and mentoring opportunities
  • A full clinical induction programme for essential operational skills
  • Access to a care certificate programme for our band 1-4 clinical staff
  • A bespoke and robust preceptorship programme to support newly qualified staff
  • Individual professional development programmes

Being part of the successful NHS Foundation Trust also brings a portfolio of rewards and benefits for our staff. These include:

  • Free access to individual RCNi portfolios to support revalidation for nursing staff
  • Free DBS checks where required
  • Discounts available from retailers, UK hotels and main attractions – often up to 15% savings
  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Multiple flexible working options

The Trust reserves the right to close this advert once a sufficient number of applications have been submitted. It is encouraged that you complete the application at your earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.

If you are successful at the shortlisting stage of the recruitment process you will be contacted via theTRAC website regarding interview details.
We are committed to diversity and equality of employment including the employment of current and former service users. We promote flexible working.

Please note that if you are successful you agree to the Occupational Health Department accessing your occupational health records from your current or previous employer to check the status of your inoculations and screening tests. In addition, appointments are subject to appropriate DBS checks and previous three years satisfactory references therefore please ensure you include correct contact details for your nominated referees including email addresses.

Thank you for your interest in working for Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Any general recruitment queries, please contact our recruitment team on 01208 834644.

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust prides itself in striving to be an employer of choice.

All external appointments to the Trust will be required to attend a full Trust Corporate Induction which will be held at Carew House, Beacon Technology Park, Dunmere Road, Bodmin, PL31 2QN.

The induction programme is for all new staff and the length is dependent on the role you will be undertaking. It is an essential part of new staff training requirements and therefore attendance is mandatory.

Our Trust objectives are:

  • To deliver high quality care, safe and accessible services.
  • To maximise the potential of our workforce to deliver high quality care to patients
  • To achieve best value and ensure the Trust is sustainable and financially sound into the future
  • To diversify and develop services that meet commissioner and service user needs and expectations
  • To improve health and wellbeing by working in partnership to create life opportunities for our clients