Clinical/ Counselling Psychologist

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
38035.00 - 48256.00 GBP Annual
21 Sep 2017
19 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

At Camden and Islington NHS foundation trust our staff and service users have worked closely to create a set of values that make sure people who use our services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery.
  • We are welcoming so you feel valued
  • We are respectful so you can feel understood
  • We are kind so you can feel cared for
  • We are professional so you can feel safe
  • We work as a team so you feel involved
  • We are positive so you can feel hopeful

We have 3 key priorities which are:
  • Early and Effective Intervention
  • Helping People to Live Well
  • Research and Innovation

To go along with our Trust values and to help us achieve our Key priorities we have developed 4 Cultural pillars:
  • We value each other
  • We are empowered
  • We keep things simple
  • We are connected

As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how C&I values are an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.

Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust - Personality Disorder Services

We are looking to employ an enthusiastic and motivated clinical/ counselling psychologist to work within the Personality Disorder Service, provided by Camden & Islington Foundation Trust (CIFT).

This post will be located within the specialist therapies service, which offers Mentalization Based Treatment (MBT), Group and Individual Schema Therapy, and STEPPS.

The main duties involve providing a clinical/counselling psychology service to clients of the Camden & Islington Personality Disorder Services; providing psychological assessment and treatment and offering advice and consultation on clients' psychological care to referrers, non-psychologist colleagues and other, non-professional carers.

This is a good opportunity for someone interested in working with people with personality disorder to work as part of a supportive and motivated team.

The postholder will be based at the Dartmouth Park Unit, although there may be some travelling to other locations across Camden & Islington.

For further information, please contact Dr Emma Smith, Clinical Psychologist/ Personality Disorder Service Therapies Team Manager by telephone on .

Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. If you have not been contacted within 4-6 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for the next stage.

We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. We are an employer committed to Equal Opportunities and Diversity, with a range of family friendly policies.

For more information please go to Camden & Islington NHS FT website.