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Consultant Psychologist

Job Title: Consultant Psychologist
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bolton
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Salary: £65,664 - £75,874 PA
Reference: 242-2474
Job Published: December 07, 2021 11:48

Job Description

Band 8c

Full Time but part time hours would be considered

Fixed term – 12 month contract

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Psychologist at the North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust. We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and enthusiastic Consultant Psychologist to support a 12-month project aimed at improving the mental wellbeing for staff.

Utilising short term funding aimed at supporting staff wellbeing, the post has an objective to develop, implement and evaluate interventions that will enhance employee wellbeing, particularly in relation to impact of staff burnout as a result of the pandemic.

The post holder will lead an in-depth Trust wide review of the current mental wellbeing offer for staff and explore to develop this offer in the future. Working closely with staff and managers across all directorates the role will inform a broad assessment of the provision of the mental health offer to staff, taking a view of the current offer and any gaps.

The role will provide informal psychological support to individuals/teams to determine the needs of staff. Alongside this the role will also involve the review and development of Trust initiatives and training in conjunction with staff check in sessions.

This role is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual who has a passion for staff wellbeing. The post requires Post-graduate doctoral level training in clinical psychology or equivalent counselling psychology as accredited by the BPS, along with registration with a relevant professional body.

Informal enquires about the role can be directed to Dr Lesley Jones, Mental Health and Dementia Lead; Lesley.Jones@nwas.nhs.uk