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This role carries an incentive premium of £3,500 which will be paid in instalments over an 18-month period. Please note that this scheme is not open to existing employees of Oxford Health and is subject to a claw back clause. Further information will be provided.

This scheme is not available to Internal Candidates.

Cotswold House is a Specialist Eating Disorder Unit based at the Warneford Hospital in Oxford, offering 14 inpatient beds and up to 6 day patients. We are looking for a qualified Clinical or Counselling Psychologist who is registered with HCPC to join our diverse, innovative, and passionate multidisciplinary team.

With a reputation for excellence, our service provides a stepped-care model of care tailored to the individual’s needs for stabilisation and recovery.

Currently our service is piloting a whole-team Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Eating Disorders (CBT-ED) approach. We offer a range of CBT-ED programmes and evidence-based treatments to assist a patient’s... return to independent living, including work, training, or study. However, psychologists/ psychological therapists are welcome to draw upon other psychological models to compliment this, as appropriate to the patient’s individualised formulation. Further training and CPD opportunities are available to the successful applicant.
• To provide specialist psychological assessments of patients referred to the team based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources, e.g. psychological/psychometric tests, self-report measures, rating scales, direct/indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with patients, family members and others involved in the patient’s care.
• To make skilled evaluations to formulate and implement plans for the formal psychological treatment and/or management of a patient’s mental health problems, based upon appropriate conceptual framework of the patient’s problems, and employing methods based upon evidence of efficacy.
• To implement a range of highly specialist psychological interventions for individuals, carers, families, and groups, adjusting/refining psychological formulations, informed by different exploratory models, and maintaining a number of hypotheses.
• To evaluate/make decisions about treatment options considering both theoretical/therapeutic models and highly complex factors concerning historical and developmental processes that have shaped the individuals, family or group.
• To exercise professional responsibility for the assessment and treatment of patients whose problems are managed by psychologically-based care plans, including communication with the referral agent /others involved in care.

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust provides physical, mental health and social care for people of all ages across Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset.

Our services are delivered at community bases, hospitals, clinics and people’s homes, delivering care as close to home as possible

Our vision is that no matter who you are or where you are, you will tell us that you receive: “Outstanding care delivered by an outstanding team”

Our values are: “Caring, safe and excellent”

At Oxford Health we offer a wide range of benefits designed to support your career and wellbeing. These include:
• Excellent opportunities for career progression
• Access to tailored individual and Trust wide learning and development
• 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, rising to 33 days with continuous service
• NHS Discount across a wide range of shops, restaurants and retailers
• Competitive pension scheme
• Lease car scheme
• Cycle to work scheme
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Mental Health First Aiders
• Staff accommodation (please note waiting lists may apply)
• Staff networking and support groups hosted by our Equality, Diversity & Inclusion team

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Ellen Tutisani Job title: Modern Matron Email address: [email protected] Telephone number: 01865 902534

At Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust we want to employ people not just with experience, but with the aptitude and motivation to succeed and whose values resonate with our own.

Therefore, if you don’t meet all the requirements of the role and are unsure about applying but are excited about the opportunity, please do get in touch. We will be happy to discuss the requirements in more detail ahead of making a written application.

Joanne Ryder

Consultant Counselling Psychologist

01865 902005
Oxford UK


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