Clinical or Counselling Psychologist - Perinatal - Staffordshire

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We are currently seeking a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist for a locum vacancy within a perinatal service. This position offers full or part time hours to the successful candidate and is in Staffordshire.

The candidate appointed will be joining the Perinatal team and will travel to patients’ homes and children’s centres to provide treatment.

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

    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

Why Pulse?

• 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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