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Consultant Clinical Psychologist Birch

Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Cheshire & Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Birch Colchester United Kingdom

3 weeks ago

• We offer a relocation package of up to £8,000**

The relocation package is for anyone joining the Trust in a Clinical role who would need to relocate in order to take up employment with Cheshire and Wirral Partnership.

To be eligible for the relocation payment, you must live more than 40 miles from the base/location of the post you are applying for and you would need to relocate to within 15 miles of the new base.

If this applies to you, please state this on your application so we can discuss this with you if you are invited to interview.

0.8 WTE 8c Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Child & Adolescent Mental Health Team, Wirral

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Clinical Psychologist within Wirral CAMHS 0-18 Service for 30 hours per week to play a leading role in developing further this thriving and comprehensive service. The current post holder is in the process of retiring.

The multi-disciplinary CAMHS Team consists of Psychiatrists, Psychotherapists... Mental Health Workers, Care Navigators and several Clinical Psychologists (including two at 8b). Within the wider Wirral CAMHS service there are Access, MHST, Urgent Support, LD, neuro developmental, ISF and ED Teams who are interlinked with the 0-18 Team. There are a further six Clinical Psychologists within these teams. Wirral CAMHS also work closely with social care and youth offending.

The role will consist of being Clinical Lead within the 0-18 CAMHS Service on Wirral. The post holder will be responsible alongside senior team members to contribute to the strategic development of the service to ensure clinical excellence. This will also include linking with other CAMHS lead clinicians across the Trust.

The role will consist of providing consultations, supervisions and training sessions to team members; the post holder will also act as the professional lead for the Clinical Psychology team. The role will also include undertaking assessments, formulating care plans and delivering therapeutic interventions for children and young people and their families with moderate to severe mental health needs. Research is encouraged and there is a strong network of support within the Trust. Equally, there are strong links with the local Clinical Psychology training programmes. It is desirable that the post holder hold an accredited supervising qualification and be able to take the lead on providing supervision and development within at least one therapeutic model for one day a week.

This is a substantive part time post

CWP provides health and care services for local people, including mental health, learning disability, community physical health and all-age disability care – including the provision of three GP surgeries.

Our aim is to help people to be the best they can be, adopting a compassionate, person-centred approach to everything we do. We were recently rated as Outstanding for Caring by the Care Quality Commission with a Good rating overall.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.

CWP are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences.

CWP is proud to be an accredited Veteran Aware organisation helping to provide and share best practice in NHS care for our armed forces community. As a veteran aware organisation, CWP is committed to delivering on the principles of the Armed Force Covenant and has a ‘Bronze’ award with the MOD Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (DERS).

The trust offers a Guaranteed Interview Scheme to any armed forces community applicants who meet the essential criteria for the post and encourages applications from armed forces reservists or cadet force adult volunteers.

We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of accessing our services.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Rachel Jarmain Job title: Head of Clinical Service Email address: [email protected] Telephone number: 0300 303 3157
Birch Colchester UK

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