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Clinical / Counselling Psychologist

Salary:
£37,570 to £43,772 pa
Location:
Worcester
Company:
Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

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We have a full time permanent vacancy for a Clinical or Counselling HCPC registered Psychologist to work in Older Adult Mental Health (OAMH). The role will be working across our Complex Dementia Team and Mental Health Needs pathways in the south of the county. The person will be based in Droitwich/Worcester and Evesham

We would welcome applications from newly qualified psychologists if they have appropriate knowledge, experience and enthusiasm for working with older people. They would also need to have some experience of completing neuropsychological assessments to support the diagnosis of dementia. The psychologist would also be providing evidence based psychological therapies for older adults who have mental health and or cognitive difficulties.

There is a friendly and dynamic team of psychologists working across OAMH in Worcestershire. Psychology is a valued part of the Older Adult Mental Health Teams, and there would be opportunities to get involved in a range of service development and psychological interventions, in addition to direct client work.

For further information and an opportunity to informally discuss this position please contact Dr Andy Ashley (Lead for Psychological Interventions Community Care) Tel. 01527 488279 or email: Andrew.ashley@nhs.net



Please note that applications are welcomed from all suitably qualified/experienced individuals. However prior consideration will be given to applications from individuals who are ‘at risk’ and employed by Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust. If an appointment is made from that at risk group, the post will be withdrawn.

OUR TRUST VALUES

Our Trust is a great place to work and we are keen to ensure that all our employees have the right values in order that we can provide the best service to our patients. These values are very important to us, and as a potential candidate you should be made aware that we test for these throughout the whole assessment/recruitment and selection process, and will only interview and recruit individuals who demonstrate these values through their application and behaviour.

Details of our Values can be found on our website link 'Working together for outstanding care - our vision'

Together We Can

Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust is a leading provider of community nursing, therapy and mental health services to people of all ages throughout our county.

Rated Good by the CQC, with a clearly defined strategy and proven financial track record, we believe that key to maintaining our high standards and meeting the challenges we face is to retain and recruit committed, skilled and motivated staff.

So Together We Can empower you to make changes which will make every day better; we can support you through our health and wellbeing opportunities; and we can continually meet your ambitions through our flexible in-house learning and development programmes.

We believe our staff are our biggest asset. We want to develop a positive, inclusive and caring culture that engages and inspires all our staff, with a clear focus on improvement and advancing equality of opportunity.

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