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Specialist Clinical Psychologist - Band 8a Matlock Dale

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust

Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust Matlock Dale Matlock United Kingdom

3 weeks ago

The Royal United Hospitals Bath Paediatric Psychology department is delighted to announce the opportunity for a Clinical Psychologist to join our team on a fixed term basis to cover a maternity leave. This is a diverse and varied role working in General Paediatrics.

The successful candidate will enjoy having a varied caseload and working in a diverse role using different psychological models and approaches. The presentations vary and may involve complex presentations requiring systemic work with MDT teams or families. However, this is balanced with less complex presentations which respond well to 1:1 brief CBT/ACT interventions.

The ideal candidate will be organised, autonomous and self-motivated and will enjoy the challenge of building new services and developing interventions for patient care. We welcome innovative and imaginative ideas, which work within a busy hospital environment.

The post-holder will be joining a small team in paediatric psychology including 3 other... psychologists, a trainee and a psychology assistant. There are also a number of other psychologists working across the trust and there are opportunities for learning and networking. We are committed to staff wellbeing and supporting each other and value peer support.

To deliver brief intervention psychology service a for patients under the care of General Paediatric at the RUH. The post holder will be responsible for assessing, formulating and delivering appropriate psychological interventions as appropriate.

Interventions will be targeted and efficient and may include 1:1 or group work. A successful group work model has already been established based on the DNA-V model and there is the potential to develop this further. There is also the opportunity to deliver indirect psychology support through teaching and consultation.

At the RUH we’re proud to put people at the heart of what we do, working together as one team to make a difference for our patients, each other, and our community. No matter what your role is, we value everyone’s contribution in supporting the exceptional, person-centred care we pride ourselves on.

We are committed to creating a compassionate and inclusive environment. This can be seen in our growing community of staff networks – celebrating successes and creating opportunities to listen and learn. We value our differences, champion kindness and civility, and truly believe that diversity makes us stronger.

A culture of learning, developing and innovating is the thread that runs throughout our whole organisation. We want to support you to thrive, taking your career to its full potential.

We value staff wellbeing, with a well-established programme of support. We believe in a holistic approach spanning all aspects of living a healthy life, including physical, emotional, spiritual and financial wellbeing. We’ve even got a pool!

We are committed to supporting you and hope you want to join our team. In the meantime, find out more about living and working the beautiful historic city of Bath, learn about our extensive package of staff benefits, and read about how we’re providing healthcare fit for the future with the landmark Dyson Cancer Centre and our passion for research.

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: Vineeta Gupta Job title: Principle Clinical Psychologist Email address: [email protected] Telephone number: 01225 825331
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