Clinical/Counselling Psychologist

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
46897.00 - 54983.00 GBP Annual
07 Oct 2017
18 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.

8a Clinical/Counseling Psychologist for an 'Outreach and Screen' service to support those impacted by recent terrorist incidents

We are seeking 1.0 WTE psychologist to assist with a newly commissioned service providing trauma screening services to people affected by Major Incidents (Westminster, London Bridge and Finsbury Park) in London.

The service is led by the Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma at South London and Maudsley NHS Trust, and is a collaboration between SLAM and the Traumatic Stress Clinic in Camden and Islington. The post holder will be based in the Traumatic Stress Clinic and will be responsible for assessing people affected by the recent terrorist attacks to assess their mental health, formulation of their current difficulties, report writing and onward referral and liaising with local services for appropriate treatments. The postholder will assist in clinically related administration as well as with the development of training presentations and materials. The post holder will be expected to meet with and report to the screening team in SLaM as and when required.

The post holder must be experienced in the assessment and treatment of PTSD. The job is open to job share.

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.