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Specialist and Highly Specialist Applied Psychologists and CBT Therapists

Job Title: Specialist and Highly Specialist Applied Psychologists and CBT Therapists
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Plymouth
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Salary: Range of £31,072 to £47,557 per annum pro rata
Contact Name: Leila Gray - 01752 437 706
Job Published: December 19, 2016 14:57

Job Description

The Plymouth Pain Management Centre is an innovative and award winning interdisciplinary Pain Team. We are looking for a number of enthusiastic Band 7-8A Applied Psychologists and CBT Therapists to join the team in delivering first class, modern pain management. Both candidates previously experienced in pain management as well as more recent graduates looking for a challenging and rewarding role with career progression opportunities and professional investment on offer are encouraged to call for more information and apply. A number of posts are available as full-time or part-time within a salary range of £31,072 to £47,557 per annum pro rata. The team leads support CPD and subject to certain criteria, successful candidates may be eligible for a relocation package of up to £8,000.

Successful candidates will provide individual case work and have an integral role in the delivery of evidence based pain management programmes. The candidates will be encouraged to supervise Assistant Psychologists and Trainee Psychologists on a range of clinical / research support projects.  There are opportunities to be involved in local teaching, audit, research, the continuous development of the Pain Management Psychology service and broader Health Psychology service provision across the hospital. 

The Plymouth Pain Management Centre has a large team including clinical specialists and 5 consultants. We deliver a range of frontline technical procedures, medication and psychology management and an evidence-based inter-disciplinary biopsychosocial pain management programme. Committed to research and audit, our interests include active commercial research, neuropathic pain, CRPS and the rigorous audit of pain management programmes. Psychology group programmes have been designed, developed and implemented within the team and there are excellent opportunities for creative and innovative evidence-based practice.

At Plymouth Hospital NHS Trust we recognise that work is only part of your life. Situated on the beautiful south west coast Plymouth boasts many local Heritage sites and areas of ‘outstanding natural interest’. It is ideally located for walking, cycling, climbing, sailing and many other indoor / outdoor pursuits. Plymouth has good road and rail links and access to the rest of the UK and Europe.

Give us a call today for more information and to book an informal visit to meet our friendly team. Please contact Principal Psychologist Leila Gray care of the Pain Clinic reception on 01752 437 706.

Please apply on–line at www.plymouthhospitals.nhs.uk where full details and the job description can be found.                               

Closing date for completed application forms:  Monday 16 January 2017

Interview Date: Friday 3 February 2017