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Clinical Psychologists - Three Roles, Eating Disorders Pathway

Posted 17 days ago by Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Location Suffolk Job Type Permanent
Salary Band 8a-8b Sector Clinical, Health, Miscellaneous

Norfolk & Suffolk Foundation NHS Trust – Eating Disorders Pathway


8b Senior Clinical Psychologist - Adult Eating Disorders

£53,168 to £62,001 a year

We have an exciting opportunity to join us as in a full-time role in our cross-county pathway. This is a new post, developed at a time when the pathway teams are expanding, both to meet the demands of the service, broaden the clinical expertise in our treatment offer and to support the ongoing alignment of our new model of working cross the county of Suffolk. The post is working from bases in both East and West Suffolk (Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds), although you may be required to attend other sites as part of your role.

This is an opportunity for you to be part of an established pathway but to have the added benefit of making a significant impact on the shape of the service for the future. The pathway is undertaking significant development with the expansion of our teams with newly commissioned monies and development of pathways to include additional areas of practice including FREED, the use of ROMS, and our local MARSIPAN pathways.

You will ensure that systems are in place and working effectively for the clinical and professional supervision and support of the other psychologists within the pathway and will work autonomously within professional guidelines and exercise responsibility for the systematic governance of psychological practice within the team.

As a major requirement of the job, you will conduct training in specialist psychotherapies for staff as well as offering clinical supervision to all grades of staff. You will support the Service Manager/Clinical Lead and senior clinical team in providing clinical leadership and advice within the eating disorders pathway. This may include offering senior clinical cover for the service, responding to queries or FOI requests, undertaking complaints and serious incident investigations and 1:1 management supervision.

We have a strong culture of research and a continuous drive for improving quality, which you will be expected to lead on within the service and contribute to the running of the service and to lead on specific areas of clinical relevance.

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8a Clinical Psychologist

£47,126 to £53,219 a year

We are seeking an experienced and committed Clinical Psychologist to work full time with the children’s and young people’s Eating Disorder pathway in Suffolk.

The pathway is undertaking significant development with the expansion of our teams with newly commissioned monies and development of pathways to include additional areas of practice including FREED, the use of ROMS, and our local MARSIPAN pathways. There are new posts within the wider pathway which includes CYP-ED and AED teams, so you will have significant opportunities to take a key role in this expansion.

The post-holder will supervise a Psychology Assistant who is working on various projects including the provision of team wide ROMS, will provide clinical supervision to the teams as required and will have a strong working relationship with the senior leadership team in contributing to clinical leadership for the pathway.

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8a Clinical Psychologist  - 18.75 hours a week

£47,126 to £53,219 a year

We are seeking an experienced and committed Clinical Psychologist to work with the children’s and young people’s Eating Disorder pathway in Suffolk.

The role is to work closely with the teams, supporting the provision and development of a range of psychological interventions with service users with eating disorders and their families.  There will be some direct therapy work and some team formulation and consultation. 

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There is the expectation in all roles to weigh and take blood pressure as part of treatment and you will receive the appropriate level of training in this which will include when to report on to other colleagues for further action. We are engaged in many areas such as developing paediatric and adult treatment pathways with local acute providers, providing a co-produced parent support group, developing an Expert by Experience group, developing medical monitoring pathways alongside primary care colleagues, providing the team with training in a NICE concordant treatment modality, providing training to colleagues across the Trust

Please contact Jules Smith for further information about these roles on 01473 279200 or email jules.smith@nsft.nhs.uk

 

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