Band 7 or 8a Clinical Psychologist - CAMHS Learning Difficulties - Northumberland

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Pulse is recruiting for an experienced Band 7 or 8a Clinical Psychologist who specialises in CAMHS Learning Disabilities to join a service at a well-established NHS trust within Northumberland. The role is available to start as soon as possible, offering full-time hours per week. It is also due to run for an initial 6-month period.

The Clinical Psychologist will work with children and adolescents with a mild to moderate learning disability within an inpatient setting. The post holder will provide comprehensive assessment and treatment for patients, in addition to undertaking assessments for complex mental health/behavioural and emotional needs.
Any experience utilising Positive Behaviour Support is desirable but not essential. Any Psychologists with experience working with young people with a learning disability are encouraged to apply.

Duties within this role will include: 
• Provide comprehensive CAMHS assessments including physical health monitoring (as required) of children and young people referred to the team 
• Evaluate and make decisions about treatment options taking into account both theoretical and therapeutic models 
• To enter required data into the Trust’s patient administration systems and to make use of data bases as directed by managers in the course of clinical duties 
• Be responsible for implementing a range of interventions for individuals, carers, families and groups
if this role sounds suited to you, please apply using the form below!

Why join Pulse? 
• First class support and advice from our team of dedicated consultants 
• HireVue online interviews 
• SRE team of trained phlebotomists 
• Free training – we also offer 1:1 mandatory training 
• Variety of work opportunities in NHS and private sectors (which are not affected by IR35) 
• £300 recommend a friend bonus scheme* 
• Assistance with travel and accommodation 
• Different payment methods – PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella 
*Terms and conditions apply

Recommend a friend to Pulse and you can earn £300 per recommendation, once they have worked over 200 hours*. 


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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