- Band 7
- £33,222 - £43,041 pa plus HCAS
- 24/04/2019 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.
2 x Clinical/Counselling Psychologist in Forensic Psychology
An exciting opportunity has arisen in NELFT's Forensic Psychology Service which has recently attracted new funding to expand its clinical operation into the community and to provide an in-reach service to other inpatient wards. NELFT serves four London Boroughs (Redbridge, Waltham Forest, Havering, Barking & Dagenham).
We are seeking two HCPC Registered Clinical/Counselling Psychologists to join our forensic psychology team. The post-holder will have experience working in forensic psychology services and will be required to work both in the community and in the inpatient services, including the Low-Secure Forensic Unit, located at Goodmayes Hospital. They will join a supportive group of enthusiastic and energetic psychologists working in the teams across NELFT to deliver a creative, evidence-based service, responsive to the needs of our service users, families and carers. Please note previous applicants need not apply.
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).
Priority Post – 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.
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 focusing 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 £3,659 to a maximum of £4,664).
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
Dr Kristoff Bonello
Lead Psychologist for Forensic Services
Tel: 0300 555 1200 Ext. 65663