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Post-doctoral Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist - Oxford Cognitive Approaches to Psychosis (O-CAP)

Job Title: Post-doctoral Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist - Oxford Cognitive Approaches to Psychosis (O-CAP)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxford
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Salary: £31,076 - £38,833
Job Published: April 25, 2018 14:16

Job Description

Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital, Oxford

Grade 7: £31,076-£38,833 p.a.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Oxford Cognitive Approaches to Psychosis (O-CAP) team in the Department of Psychiatry led by Professor Daniel Freeman. You will be contributing to a programme of research, developing and testing cognitive treatment delivered using Virtual Reality (VR). You will help run a randomised controlled trial testing a new automated virtual reality treatment for patients with psychosis and contribute to a wider programme of research on the implementation of VR in the NHS. The post is based in the Department of Psychiatry at the Warneford Hospital Oxford

The post is for a fixed term (3 years)

The post would suit either a post-doctoral psychologist with experience of clinical research or a clinical psychologist*. We will accept applications from clinical psychologists completing training this year.

You will need to have excellent engagement skills with patients, strong project management skills, the ability to supervise research assistants, a keenness to put the user experience at the heart of treatment design, and passion for the development of evidence-based digital technology interventions. Although based at Oxford you are likely to travel throughout Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and the neighbouring participating NHS Trusts. This would be facilitated by having a valid driving licence, and access to own or other independent means of transport

* Clinical psychologists will also work in Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and neighbouring trusts that partner with the research group, and there will be additional clinical intervention opportunities.

You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement which explains how you meet the selection criteria for the post, and details of two referees as part of your online application.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 midday on 30 May 2018. Interviews will be held on 7 June 2018.