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Clinical Psychologist

Band 8a

Main area
Complex Care Pathway
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
334-LEW-1323819-TRAC
Site
Ladywell House, 330 Lewisham High Street, London SE13 6JZ
Town
London
Salary
£49,077 - £56,632 per annum inc
Closing
25/10/2018 23:59

This post involves working with complex clinical presentations which can involve a combination of psychosis, autism, personality disorders, developmental trauma, challenging behaviour and/or substance abuse disorders.

You will be working directly and indirectly with people with complex mental health needs, families, and carers to provide a range of evidence-based collaborative assessments and interventions.

The role will involve helping service users to live a more fulfilling life by moving on to lower support services. Many of these individuals are socially isolated; graded work around helping our clients access the local community is key. The primary aim of the ERT is to help service users prepare to move on from high support accommodation to lower

Group work is an important part of this role: co-facilitation of a community Recovery Group for complex care clients; liaison with local services and close work with Lewisham MIND around Hearing Voices and Paranoia Groups

We are looking for someone that can bring a dynamic, recovery based and creative approach to service delivery, aimed at improving the lives of people with complex mental health needs and/or challenging behaviour.

This post involves working with a highly skilled multi-professional community rehabilitation. Psychology has a key role in this team. The post is permanent post. This post in based near Lewisham University Hospital

You will be expected to make use of regular CPD sessions within the Trust as well as special interest/supervision groups offered by psychologists within the service, aimed at further developing therapeutic skills and knowledge. We have close links with the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) and Kings Partners Academic Health Sciences.

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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

Dr Amory Clarke, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, mob 07720 032 357, email: amory.Clarke@nhs.net

Dhiren Bohorun Team Leader Telephone: 020 3228 0985,  Mobile: 07812636117, Dhiren.Bohorun@slam.nhs.uk

 

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