PAEDIATRIC CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST (CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE)
COLCHESTER GENERAL HOSPITAL
FIXED TERM Maternity leave cover until end March 2018
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Clinical Psychologist in Paediatrics (37.5) band 7 working within the Children’s Unit at Colchester General Hospital.
The applicant will be joining a well-established, friendly team working in Colchester and its catchment area, including other smaller towns and community clinics. As such, excellent links exist with the local authority, other agencies, and commissioners. There will be scope for training and continuing professional development.
The post will deliver treatment for the psychological and emotional needs of children and young people with chronic health conditions and their families as part of the specialist clinical psychology service offered from the Children’s Unit.
The successful applicant will be expected to work alone, jointly, and across agencies, both with individual clients and occasionally groups as part of the team’s approach. They will need specialist knowledge of treatment models and be able to demonstrate a range of experience in working with children and young people and working autonomously. Supervision and specialist support will be available to ensure best practice with our consultant psychiatrist.
The post holder may be expected to travel on a regular basis for training purposes, meetings, etc. as well as their clinical commitments.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Sarah Lambert, Clinical Psychologist on 01206 742464
Debbie Rogers Operational Manager for Therapies on 01206-745250
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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