Clinical / Counselling Psychologist

Band 7

Main area
Psychological Medicine
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Fixed Term - 1 Year
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
334-MED-859502-TRAC-A
Site
Ladywell Unit, Lewisham Hospital, London SE13 6LW
Town
Lewisham
Salary
£38,035 - £48,256 p.a inc.
Closing
28/01/2018 23:59

LEWISHAM INTEGRATED PSYCHOLOGICAL THERAPIES TEAM CLINICAL OR COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGIST; SECONDARY-CARE FULL-TIME, ONE YEAR LOCUM, BAND 7

This is an exciting secondment opportunity to join a secondary care psychological therapies team, providing assessment and treatment to patients with mood, anxiety and/or personality difficulties. This is a one-year temporary band 7 post to cover maternity leave. The post holder would be based in the IPTT, Ladywell Unit, Lewisham Hospital, and would also spend two days a week in the Assessment and Liaison Team (CMHT) at Southbrook Road, Lee, where four clinical and counselling psychologists provide a service. Members of the IPTT provide a range of therapies including cognitive, psychodynamic, CAT, trauma therapies, systemic and group therapies. Good supervision, support and opportunities for collaboration are provided.

The postholder would consult to the A&L team, assess and treat patients who are referred from A&L as well as patients referred by IAPT. Therapy would be mainly 12-16 sessions.

The post holder will have a doctoral degree or equivalent in clinical or counselling psychology, experience of working in a secondary care adult mental health setting. You will be eligible for chartered status with the BPS and be registered as a practitioner psychologist with the HCPC. You will be required by the Trust to maintain your registration through regular supervision and CPD, as a condition of continued employment.

Lewisham IPTT is located in Lewisham hospital, eight minutes’ walk from Ladywell station with fast trains to London Bridge.

Please see attached job description for person requirements. 

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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

Carl Taylor, senior counselling psychologist (M, T, W, F) Rukeya Khanam, senior counselling psychologist (Tuesday-Thursday) Jonathan Radcliffe, head of service By email, or on 020 3228 0267

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