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Full Time
St Annes Community Servoice Centre, Hastings
£37,570 - £43,772 / year

Job Description

We are a large NHS Mental Health Trust in South East England and are looking for people to help us provide high quality services for the patients, carers and local communities that we serve.

We want patients and staff to recommend our organisation as a place where they would be happy for their friends and family to be treated. You can help us to do this by bringing your skills, experience and commitment to Sussex Partnership.

Sussex Partnership is an equal opportunities employer, with a sincere commitment to our people’s health and emotional wellbeing and as such, we have signed the Time to Change pledge and provide a comprehensive Employee Assistance Programme.

In addition, our workforce is currently under-represented by people from Black and Minority Ethnic and Disabled communities. We welcome applications from people of these communities as we want our workforce to reflect the communities we serve.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated our services good, following their most recent inspection, and outstanding in the caring domain.

East Sussex CAMHS have an exciting opportunity for a permanent, part time (0.6wte) Band 7 Clinical Psychology post, based in our Hastings CAMHS Team. You will work clinically in community clinics providing assessment, formulation, intervention and consultation.

You will be part of a strong and friendly multidisciplinary team, receiving high standards of clinical and professional supervision. Depending on areas of expertise and training, a secondary supervision package can be part of your job plan (CBT, IPT, EMDR, DDP, ASD and group work). You will be supported and expected to attend regular local and county wide Psychology meetings and undertake relevant CPD.

CAMHS teams use our CYP-IAPT learning and work collaboratively to 'deliver with and deliver well' supported by our excellent Psychology assistant and intern infrastructure.

Psychologists work across all our ChYPS Care Delivery Service (CDS) which includes adolescent Tier 4, Early Intervention in Psychosis and Perinatal. We value the Psychology and Psychological Therapies workforce and staff wellbeing and resilience is a key priority.

Our clinicians are supported in working with local universities to deliver teaching, supporting research and providing high quality learning contexts for Clinical Psychology Trainees. Our work is supported by our Clinical Academic Group and related communities of interest where we work across disciplines and collaboratively with our service users in supporting innovation, evidenced based practice and practice based evidence. Participation and partnership working with children, young people and families is extremely important in our CAMH Services - our participation work has won awards and national recognition.

Our offer is for a career not just a job, in a team and a Trust committed to delivering the best care possible to those in need. We are a trust with a 2020 vision of achieving outstanding care and treatment you can be confident in. We have a vision that includes becoming the employer of choice and our values and behaviours guide how we do this.

Interviews are scheduled for: 26 September 2019

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further information or to arrange a visit please contact:-

Dr Ele Jones, Consultant Psychologist on [Click here to apply] ( Email address removed ) or

Sue Davies Locality Manager on [Click here to apply]

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Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust takes its responsibilities for the safeguarding and protection of children and young people and vulnerable adults very seriously and expects this of all its employees and bank workers. The Trust works with adult and children’s social care to ensure that the integrated service has systems in place to equip staff and bank workers with the knowledge and skills to recognise abuse, and take action to safeguard and protect vulnerable adults and children and young people.

Successful candidates are normally offered salaries at the bottom of the relevant salary range. However, where previous or equivalent NHS experience in a similar role can be demonstrated and evidenced, this may be taken into consideration when setting the starting salary.

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application or receive messages through the NHS Jobs website, and furthermore, as an employer, we will not be able to respond to any e-mails sent to us via the NHS Jobs website. By applying for this post, you are agreeing to Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are appointed to a post information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system

We welcome and appreciate every application that we receive but regret that we are unable to advise every candidate if they have not been shortlisted. If you have not heard from us within 3 weeks of the closing date then it is likely that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion, however please do not be discouraged from applying again.

In the event of an excessive number of applicants the Trust does reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than indicated.

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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