High Intensity Therapist / Clinical / Counselling Psychologist

Band 7

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Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Bethlem Royal Hospital
£36,224 - £46,315 per annum
23/01/2018 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a band 7 LTC Co-ordinator, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist / High Intensity Therapist to join the SLaM Croydon IAPT service. You would be joining an existing team of clinical psychologists, CBT therapists, psychological well-being practioners and assistant psychologists.The postholder will continue to deliver and develop an existing care pathway with Croydon IAPT for LTC based on the pilot service aimed at the delivery of specialist psychological assessment and therapy for adults with anxiety and depression in the context of chronic respiratory disease (in particular COPD), diabetes and coronary heart disease (CHD) and other conditions where a pathway can be established.

This post is a busy one, a clinical post with targets for activity and recovery and a high caseload. It may require in future to provide clinical supervision to High Intensity trainees and Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners, and consultation, as appropriate. The post requires working one evening a week as a shifted day i.e. 11:30-7:30pm on a regular evening each week and, on occasional Saturday work.

The South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust is in partnership with Kings College London (including Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience), Guys and St Thomas trust and Kings College Hospital trust to form Kings Health Partners, an Academic Health Sciences centre with a vision to pioneer better health and well-being, locally and globally, through integrated excellence in research, education and training and patient care.

Professional development is strongly supported, and the post-holder will benefit from the extensive South London and Maudsley CPD opportunities.

The vacancy might be closed early if enough applications have been received.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Gabriele Dom - gabriele.dom@slam.nhs.uk / 07791230274

Emir Sidiki - emir.sidiki@slam.nhs.uk / 07885245778

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