Clinical Psychologist

Permanent | Hull, ENGLAND | 5 months | Deadline: 14 Jan 2020
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Job Description

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust are proud award winners of the HSJ Provider of the Year 2019

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for an 8a Clinical Psychologist to work with Children Looked After (CLA) in East Riding. The Clinical Psychologist will play an essential role in providing specialist psychological assessments and therapeutic interventions for CLA & young people in East Riding. The Psychologist will also offer specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation to LA staff including foster carers, social workers, fostering social workers and residential social workers in East Riding. We welcome applications from Clinical Psychologists who have experience of working with complex clients and multi-agency systems.

You will be a part of the CLA Service that sits within CAMHS LAC which is a multidisciplinary team consisting of Clinical Psychology, Art Therapy, Play Therapy and Child Psychotherapy and will be joining a service comprising of 30 Child Clinical and Assistant Psychologists working across Hull & East Riding CAMHS. There will be access to regular supervision and support from an experienced Clinical Psychologist working within the CLA Attachment service.

This is an exciting time to be joining the service due to the extensive transformation work being undertaken by the wider children’s mental health, developmental and learning disability services which includes a single point of access/primary mental health service, care pathway model, crisis support, a new CAMHS Inpatient Model and focused specialist services for Eating Disorders and Long Term health Conditions. We also have a strong focus on evidence based practice and the use of routine outcome measures. There is a commitment to ongoing staff training to enable practitioners to have accredited therapeutic and supervisory skills. We are also working towards having more participation from young people and their families in directing service development.

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust provides comprehensive child & adolescent mental health services across the whole of Hull & East Riding. The services are a CYP IAPT organisation and Thrive Community of Practice, working within the Thrive conceptual framework to develop a localised need led model that enables care to be provided flexibly.

The successful candidate will hold a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology and be eligible for registration with the HCPC. There are strong links with the Hull University Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training Course and other local training course including Leeds and Sheffield and there is an expectation that the post holder will offer placements to trainee clinical psychologists. We encourage psychologists to develop links with others throughout the region by promoting attendance at PQT and SIG events and we are a research-active Trust with a well-established Research Department and host an annual research conference. The trust also has a significant role in the NIHR Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network.

For further information please contact Dr Louise Mowthorpe, Lead Psychologist CAMHS on 01482 303680

Why work for us?

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust provides a broad range of community and inpatient mental health services, community services (including therapies), learning disability services, healthy lifestyle support and addiction services to approximately 600,000 people. The Trust has been rated Good by the Care Quality Commission. The Trust is also proud to be HSJ Provider of the Year 2019 award winners.

We employ approximately 2,700 staff across more than 70 sites at locations throughout Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire, Whitby and Scarborough. We deliver Mental Health Services, Specialist Services for Children, Forensic Services, Community and Learning Disability Services, as well as having eight GP Practices across the locality.

Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust - a multi-specialty health and social care teaching provider. We aim to be a leading provider of integrated health services, recognised for the care compassion and commitment of our staff and known as a great employer and a valued partner.

The Trust works closely with our academic partners, including Hull York Medical School (HYMS) and Hull University, nurturing and developing a workforce of doctors, nurses and other health and social care professionals of the future.

At Humber we believe our people are our greatest asset and therefore we are committed to developing, growing and rewarding our workforce. As an employee at Humber you will benefit from pay in line with Agenda for Change, NHS pension, training and development, annual appraisal, generous annual leave entitlement and flexible working options to enable you to achieve a healthy work/life balance.


Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust serves the rural populations of Hull, the East Riding of Yorkshire and North Yorkshire. Hull has benefitted from being included The Guardian’s ‘Hot List’ of places to visit and rated by Rough Guides as one of the top ten cities in the world to see. The nearby town of Beverley was named by The Sunday Times as one of the ten best places to live in the north. The area boasts a wide array of diverse property from coastal cottages to riverside apartments. Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire offer some of the most competitive house prices in the country, with access to excellent schools and further and higher education providers.

The region has great transport connections with an hour commute York or Leeds. Want to go further afield? There are daily ferry crossings from Hull to Belgium and the Netherlands and from Humberside Airport you can reach destinations across Europe and – via Schiphol – worldwide.

Please note that if there is a high volume of applications we reserve the right to close the vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date.

Applicants who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome to apply and will be considered alongside all other applicants. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. Further information is available on the UK Border Agency website.

If required for the post the ability to commute within the Trusts geographical area with access to the appropriate means of transport would be essential.

We will apply for a Disclosure from the Disclosure & Barring Service for the successful candidate if this is required for the post. Anyone applying for a position which involves a regulated activity will require an enhanced Disclosure & Barring check and that the disclosure will, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

IMPORTANT: Should your application be successfully shortlisted, you will be contacted to attend an interview electronically to the email address provided at the time of the application. It is important therefore, that you CHECK YOUR EMAILS/NHS JOBS ACCOUNT on a regular basis.

If you are not contacted by the Trust within six weeks of the closing date of the vacancy, your application will have been unsuccessful on this occasion. We would however like to thank you for the interest you have shown in the Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust.

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.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas .

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