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Band 7 Psychologist – Perinatal – West London


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Band 7 Psychologist – Perinatal – West London

Reference: 6783
Date posted: 18.03.2022
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London
Temporary/ locum
Band 7
Sub-sector
Psychology
Professions
Clinical psychologist
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Description

Pulse is now seeking to recruit a band 7 Psychologist to join our clients NHS trust, based in West London. This is a full-time locum position, available to start immediately for 3 days per week. The candidate appointed will be joining the Perinatal Mental Health team, to participate in the provision of inpatient & outpatient Psychological Services to mothers with acute perinatal mental health difficulties.  

Duties will include:

  • To be responsible for the systematic provision of Specialist Clinical Psychological Services to mothers with acute perinatal mental health difficulties referred to the Specialist Perinatal Mental Health Team and those admitted to the mother and baby unit (MBU).
  • To undertake high quality direct (assessment and therapeutic) and indirect (consultative, advisory and evaluative) specialist psychology interventions within Specialist Perinatal Community Mental Health Service taking substantial professional responsibility and exercising autonomous judgement in their professional practice.
  • To be regularly responsible for providing training placements for trainee clinical psychologists in this specialism.
  • To provide clinical/professional supervision to the Band 7 Clinical Psychologists working within the community mother and infant mental health service
  • Liaise closely with their colleagues in maternity services and any other relevant health and mental health services, such as IAPT, midwifery, children’s social services so as to ensure efficient and seamless patient care pathways.

Skills and experience needed:

  • Good honours degree in Psychology
  • Post-graduate doctorate in clinical psychology (or its equivalent) as
    accredited by the BPS/ HCPC
  • Relevant specialist training in the skills required for the speciality area.
  • Clinical supervision training for supervision of Doctoral trainees on
    placement
  • Breakaway training or equivalent
  • Experience of working as a qualified specialist clinical psychologist for a
    minimum of two years in Adult Mental Health
  • Experience of supervision psychological work

 

If you feel you are suited to this role, please apply using the form below.

In return Pulse, can offer you:
• Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella 
• Access to high-quality voluntary training
• Access to exclusive vacancies
• Regional compliance team of training phlebotomists 
• Support and expert advice from an approachable, dedicated and friendly team
• An assigned consultant
• Various employment opportunities in your preferred geographical area
• Flexible hours to meet your needs, part or full time
• £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*

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Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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