Job Reference: 373-WEST0573
Employer:Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation TrustDepartment:Clinical PsychologistLocation:ChesterSalary:40,428 to 48,514 per annum
Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside.
We provide physical and mental health services, as well as learning disability and drug and alcohol services, to a total population of around one million people.
Situated near two thriving cities in Liverpool and Manchester, CWP operates from 66 sites across Cheshire and Merseyside, including Wirral, Chester, Winsford, Crewe, Macclesfield, Sefton and Trafford.
We have been recognised by the Health Service Journal as one of the top places to work in the health service for the last two years running and committed to delivering person centred care.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated CWP as 'Good' overall, 'better' for treatments and 'Outstanding' for care.
We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you.
Apply now to join our skilled and friendly teams and help us to deliver our vision to improve health and wellbeing by providing high quality care.
Visit our 'Working for us' pages at our Trust website to find out more about why you should choose CWP.
We are looking for a Clinical Psychologist to join our Personality Disorder provision for 2 days per week. The post holder will undertake assessments, be part of the DBT programme currently run and provide supervision and consultation to other staff.
The post holder will be based in Chester alongside other psychological staff working with clients referred for psychological input in the West Locality.
Please get in touch to discuss the post and department further.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Consultant Clinical psychologist 01244 397575
We are committed to equal opportunities and we welcome applicants from all sections of the community to ensure our workforce is representative of the population we serve.
We support anyone with a disability thinking about applying for a job at CWP. Please inform the team if you have any special support needs to be considered as part of the interview and selection processes.
If your disability meets the definition set out in the Equalities Act, and you believe you meet the 'essential' criteria for an available position, please answer 'YES' to the question: 'Do you wish to be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme?'.
Please note, external applicants will be required to pay for their Disclosure and Barring Service Check (DBS). Enhanced Disclosure costs 44. Standard Disclosure is 26. Administration fee is 3.50. Costs are deducted from salary following appointment.
If the role you are successful for requires a DBS check, you are encouraged to enrol for the DBS Update Service. A small annual fee of 13 per year applies. Please see attached 'Update Service Applicant Guide' document for further information.
We welcome applications from people who have direct experience of our services either as a carer or service user.
New entrants to the NHS will commence on the minimum of the scale stated above.
Internal secondments: please ensure you have approval from your line manager to be released from your current role before making an application.
Applicants are advised to apply early as if a large number of applications are received for this post we reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the advertised date.
If you experience any technical difficulties applying for this post please contact our Recruitment Team on 01244 393100 and quote the vacancy reference number.
Good luck with your application. We hope to welcome you to Team CWP very soon.Disclosure and Barring Service Check
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.
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Job Type:PermanentWorking pattern:Part time 15 hours per weekPay Scheme:Agenda for changePay Band:8aStaff Group:Allied Health ProfessionalsSpecialty/Function:Clinical Psychologist
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Apply for this jobClosing Date:21/08/2017
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* DBS Update Service - Applicant Guide
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