Locum Band 8b Clinical Psychologist

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Locum Band 8b Clinical Psychologist

  • Location:

    North London

  • Sector:

    CPN

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact:

    Lauren Donnellan

  • Contact email:

    Recruitment@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk.

  • Contact phone:

    01322 282470

  • Job ref:

    BEH21

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 - 6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-30

  • Startdate:

    July 2021

​​Our clients in Barnet, Enfield and Haringey are urgently seeking to recruit a Locum Band 8b Clinical Psychologist to join their Learning Disability Partnership.
Hours: Shift Pattern 37.5hrs per week, Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.
Job Description
The successful candidate will be expected to lead the provision and development of the local learning disabilities psychology service. The service works with people with learning disabilities who present with a range of psychological difficulties including behaviour that challenges and provides specialist assessment, formulation, intervention and evaluation. Psychology also provides support and supervision to staff within their innovative intensive support service for people with behaviour that challenges and mental health difficulties who may be at risk of admission or placement breakdown as well as those who may be being discharged from hospital back into the local community.
Strong leadership and engagement skills alongside the ability to work creatively and therapeutically in relation to the psychological needs of people with learning disabilities is essential to this role.
The local Borough has an ethnically diverse population with pockets of high deprivation and need, and a significant number of refugees and asylum seekers. The post holder will need to work with interpreters.
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If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and would like to find out more, please call Lauren - 07552277905 (New Registrants) or Georgia 07552277896 (Existing Registrants) or alternatively please email Recruitment@westmeriarecruitment.co.uk.
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