Senior Clinical Psychologist

Band 8a

Main area
Older Adults
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
334-OLD-783143-TRAC-A
Site
91 Granville Park SE13 7DW
Town
London
Salary
£46,897 - £54,983 p.a inc.
Closing
21/11/2017 23:59

We are looking to recruit a dynamic Senior Clinical Psychologist to join Lewisham Psychology and Psychotherapy Service (P& P) / Mental Health Care Home Intervention Team- Lewisham.

The P&P service provides specialist, evidence based psychological interventions (consultation, liaison, assessment & treatment) to residents in Lewisham & Croydon. Referrals come via the CMHT or memory services.

The Mental Health Care Home Intervention Team –
Lewisham provides a community in-reach service for older adults who live in care homes with behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) or behaviours that challenge staff in the context of mental illness.

Both teams support the academic priorities of the CAG and the successful candidate will be involved in teaching, training & research

We are looking for an enthusiastic psychologist with an interest in and experience of working with older adults who are aware of the importance of close working relationships with MDT colleagues. We are looking for a psychologist that can offer a dynamic and creative approach to service delivery. You will receive regular clinical supervision according to your clinical experience.

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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

Debbie Walker, Clinical Lead
02032289316 email: Debbie.Walker@slam.nhs.uk

or Dr Alice Mills Clinical Lead Care Home Intervention Team 020 3228 0795
email Alice.mills@slam.nhs.uk
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