Senior Clinical Forensic / Clinical Psychologist

Job Title: Senior Clinical Forensic / Clinical Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Norfolk
Salary: 8b
Reference: 246-GYW27251-75232
Job Published: February 24, 2017 12:05

Job Description

Employer: Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

Department: Compass Service

Location: Little Plumstead

Salary: 8b

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed. 

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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Are you a Senior Clinical Forensic / Clinical Psychologist with a passion for working creatively? We have an opportunity to join the Compass Service in a new and exciting role based with the Compass Outreach Service (COS). The high ambition of the Compass Service is to provide the highest standard of provision to the young people and families they work with to achieve second order change. The COS provides a range of therapeutic services for vulnerable children, young people and families. The multi-disciplinary team (MDT) includes Clinical Team Leader, Psychology, Art Therapy, Family Systemic Therapy, Social Workers and Family Development Workers.

Due to an expansion of service provision, we are looking for an enthusiastic and committed Clinical Forensic or Clinical Psychologist with experience of working with children and young people with significant sexual trauma and young people within the Looked After Care system.This new specialist role is for children and young people who have displayed sexually harmful behaviour and / or at risk of Child Sexual Exploitation and linked with Norfolk SafeguardingChildren’s Board Child Sexual Abuse Strategy.

Based in Norfolk and Waveney this new provision will provide therapeutic services to children and young people’ in a Partnership with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust, Norfolk Youth Offending Team (NYOT) and Suffolk Youth Offending Service. The post holder will work in collaboration with the SHB Coordinator based with NYOT. Both roles will be co-located within NYOT and Compass Service.All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. The post is community based in a rural location so applicants need to be able to travel within Norfolk and Suffolk.

We kindly ask that all applications are submitted on quoting the following job reference 246-GYW27251-75232. Interviews will be taking place on the 27th and 29th March.