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Clinical Psychologist - Fixed term posted by Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
Orchard Health Centre, Banbury
£37,570 - £43,772 / year
NHS Band 7/8A

Job Description

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist to join North Oxon Community CAMHS, as part of a 1 year fixed term contract. The team covers the north of the county and is anticipated that the post holder will work across the whole locality with flexibility to work from bases in Banbury and Bicester.

The role involves working as part of a supportive and lively multidisciplinary team with children, young people and their families, experiencing a range of complex mental health needs. You will be required to take on the role of Care Coordinator for a caseload of young people; using the CPA process to assess, plan, implement and review your interventions. You will be expected to demonstrate excellent assessment and management of risk and participate in the duty rota for urgent calls.

You will also be required to undertake and contribute to the assessment and formulation of care needs in addition to providing evidence based therapeutic interventions for complex cases and support other team members. You may also be required to undertake specific cognitive assessments, involving evaluation and interpretation of the information collated. The post holder will be supervised by the team’s Senior Clinical Psychologist.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Sophie Black [Click here to apply] or email on ( Email address removed )

  • New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.

  • Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.

  • Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.

  • Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.

  • We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.

  • Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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