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Registered Practitioner Psychologist/Psychological Therapist Prosthetics Service

NHS AfC: Band 8a

Main area
Psychology
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hrs 8:30 to 16:30 Monday to Friday
Job ref
395-HV434-19
Site
Long Term Conditions Centre
Town
Havering
Salary
£44,606 - £50,819 pa plus HCAS
Closing
22/08/2019 23:59

Do you want to be part of an innovative, dynamic organisation that is committed to delivering the best care by the best people? We are looking to appoint people who are as passionate about high quality care as we are.

NELFT provides award winning community and mental healthcare for over 2 million people. We work to ensure our patients, their friends and family, feel confident that their health needs are well met. With an excellent reputation for research and development, our skilled health professionals are at the cutting edge of evidence-based innovation, opening up the possibilities for better ways of working and delivery of care.

We are committed to the delivering the best care for our patients. The successful candidate will share this commitment and demonstrate our Trust values.

We are committed to continuous learning to improve patient outcomes so this means that we are also committed to the professional development of our workforce. We want to ensure you have the opportunity to grow and progress within NELFT, so take the first step on this journey by joining us now.

A vacancy has arisen in the regional prosthetics service for a registered practitioner psychologist/psychological therapist to join the well established and fully multidisciplinary team currently based in the Havering borough.  The regional service provides a speciality team supporting those with limb loss. The works covers the NE Thames region and works collaboratively with surrounding trusts and services.  The service sees all ages from birth and covers all aspects of care including assessment, limb provision and rehabilitation. 

The post holder will be required to provide a specific qualified specialist psychological therapy/psycho-prosthetics service to those that attend the centre who are presenting with psychological distress in relation to their limb loss. 

in addition the post holder will work as a fully integrated team member, also providing support and training to staff, those with honorary contracts with NELFT, students and trainees. 

There is opportunity for involvement in  training, service evaulation and research projects. 

 

Probationary Period

This post will be subject to a probationary period. Internal applicants are exempt from the probationary period (unless you are an internal applicant currently part way through a probationary period or currently a bank member of staff).

 

Assessment/Interview info

At NELFT we set very high standards to ensure we provide quality services. We require prospective employees to carry out an online literacy and numeracy test, equivalent to NVQ Level 2. For more information regarding our assessments, please visit our website.  If you are shortlisted, invited for interview and successfully offered the post, you will be required to undertake an assessment for these skills during the pre-employment checks.

 

Starting with NELFT

NELFT place a great deal of importance on new starters being properly welcomed and inducted into the Trust.  All new starters will join the Trust on the first Monday of each month and will undertake a comprehensive induction of up to two weeks which will include mandatory training, systems training and the allocation of equipment.  As part of the process new starters will have the opportunity to also meet the executive team, senior managers and attend a number of drop in sessions focussing in engagement, health and wellbeing and key processes.  The induction will be held at our head office in Rainham Essex

 

High Cost Area Supplement - London

This post also attracts payment for High Cost Area Supplement of 15% of the basic salary (with a minimum of £3,722 to a maximum of £4,743).

 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Sue Patterson, Senior Manager, Long Term Condition Centre - 0300 300 1850 or 07946 343835.

 

Mark Kingsley Specialist Care Pathway Lead for Clinical Health Services  07967380685