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Perinatal – Band 7

Reference: 18120
Date posted: 12.01.2024
Job details
London
Temporary/ locum
Specialism
Psychology
Sub specialism
Clinical psychologist
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Description

Pulse is now seeking to recruit a band 7 Clinical Psychologist to join our client, NHS Trust, based in London. This is a full-time locum position, available to start as soon as possible for 5 days per week. The post holder will be a vital member of the multidisciplinary Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Team and help formulate and deliver responsive, specialist psychological assessment and treatment at individual, family, and systemic levels.

Duties will include:

  • To be responsible for systematically providing 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 regularly provide 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

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 minimum 50 hours specialist clinical supervision in Adult
    Mental Health
  • Experience of supervision psychological work
  • Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19

 

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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We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

 


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.

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

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