Job description    2021-02-23

Band 7 CAMHS Clinical Psychologist 37.5 hours per week (will consider part-time hours, minimum 3 days, for successful candidate) We are looking for a motivated Clinical Psychologist to join our South Gloucestershire CAMHS locality team based at Kingswood Hub and Patchway Hub. You will have be qualified and registered as a Clinical Psychologist. You will also have experience of working with children and young people, preferably within a community CAMHS service and/or significant experience within adult mental health services. We are a supportive, experienced and progressive multi-disciplinary team. We offer individual, family and group interventions which may be time limited or longer term therapies according to need. You will have the opportunity to develop skills assessing children, young people and families and ensuring they receive evidence based and effective interventions in a timely manner. You will also have the opportunity to contribute to our specialist clinics such as the Eating Disorder, Autism assessment, Specialist Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Also to provide clinical supervision and contribute to psychology trainees. You will receive regular clinical and management supervision and access to continued professional development. South Gloucestershire CAMHS has radically transformed in recent years evidenced by our recent improved CQC rating to Good. This includes significantly improved waiting times; fantastic team skill mix and opportunities for innovative practice. A recent example is producing a series of professionally filmed videos to provide an online group and resources for young people with emotional dysregulation. We also strive to provide compassionate leadership as we recognize the importance of staff well-being. As part of the wider local CAMHS service we are moving towards an I-Thrive approach to ensure our service is more responsive, accessible and effective. The Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) is proud to be included in the Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers. We recognize the positive value of diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. We welcome potential applicants to make contact to discuss the opportunities of this role For further details / informal visits contact: NameMichelle BlacklerJob titleClinical Service ManagerEmail addressm.blackler@nhs.netTelephone number01454862431Additional contact information Michelle Blackler - Clinical Service Manager for South Glos CAMHS 01454 862 431 or m.blackler@nhs.net Lisa Hughes - Senior Clinical Psychologist, South Glos CAMHS 01454 862 431 or lisa.hughes27@nhs.net


We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset. Our outstanding people promote mental health and wellbeing. The expertise and resources within AWP are dedicated to a person-centred approach for those who use our services and for all employees. We recognise that happy and fulfilled employees give better care. We are proud to be fostering a diverse workforce that reflects our communities. A key commitment to this is improving staff representation from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities, those from the LGBTQ+ communities, and people living with disabilities – we are a ‘Disability Confident Employer’ offering a guaranteed interview to Disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria. We encourage applications from people who wish to work on a flexible basis, recognising that flexibility may mean a range of different working patterns and hours, we do our utmost to work with our staff to meet their needs and the needs of our service users. Please apply to join us, we would love to hear from you. Any personal details you supply to us are kept safe in line with the General Data Protection Regulations. You can submit your application via NHS Jobs and TRAC. Adverts normally close for application a few minutes before midnight on the closing date and we will let you know if we are offering you an interview by email via our recruitment system ‘TRAC’. We contact all applicants within 4 weeks after the closing date, so please check your emails regularly once you have submitted your application; you are welcome to contact us, via the TRAC system, if you have any queries about your application. Disclosure and Barring Service Check This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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