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Counselling Psychologist/Clinical Psychologist/CBT Psychotherapist posted by Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Full Time
Veterans Mental Health Complex Treatment Service, Manchester
£37,570 - £43,772 / year
NHS Band 7/8A

Job Description

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Veterans’ mental health complex treatment service (VMH CTS) – North West

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated psychological therapist to join our NHS England commissioned regional team, covering Yorkshire and Humber. This exciting opportunity, within an innovative and experienced MDT and with our partner provider Combat Stress, is keen to recruit a forward thinking clinician. The successful applicant will join a service which can provide a wealth of opportunities for contributing to the development of the service, as well as placing a strong emphasis on professional development.

You will demonstrate an understanding of the needs of military veterans’ suffering combat related mental health problems within this community service and will be required to provide trauma focussed psychological therapy in the context of multi-disciplinary team working. You will promote a psychologically informed approach through collaborative psychological formulation and consultation with the team, as well as support risk management.

This role is community based and as such requires a high level of autonomous practice and sound clinical reasoning skills. In return regular clinical, management and professional supervision is regularly offered.

We strongly recommend contacting the service prior to making an application.

Please note any correspondence following application will be sent via & the Trust's Resourcing Team

For further details / informal visits contact:

Vicki Ray, Clinical Team Manager on [Click here to apply]/ [Click here to apply] or Derek Hytch, CBT Psychotherapist or Dr Jennie Ormerod, Consultant Clinical Psychologist on [Click here to apply]

All applications submitted will be held by and the Trust Resourcing team. If you are unsuccessful at interview your details will be held for a further 6 months and then deleted.

***Please note that from 1st July 2018, all new employees will be required to pay for their DBS Check, and to subscribe to the DBS Update Service.***

If a DBS Check is required for your role the Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost of the DBS check (Enhanced Check £48 or Standard Check £30) by way of deductions from your salary over the first 3 consecutive months of employment with the Trust. As a condition of your employment you will also be required to register with and to participate in the DBS Update Service, and will be responsible for maintaining payment, and subscription to the DBS Update Service (£13 annual payment).DBS checks for volunteers remain free of charge.

NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk of redundancy’ will, wherever possible be offered an interview, provided that they demonstrate that they meet all the essential shortlisting criteria of the post. If you are ‘at risk of redundancy’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application.

The Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date.

In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post.

The Trust currently pays a non-consolidated supplement in order that all our staff receive the equivalent of the Living Wage Foundation Rate.

Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses.

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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