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Clinical Psychologist (Band 7)

  • Salary Type: Per Annum
  • Salary: £29,400


We welcome applications from current 3rd year trainees.

An opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist to join our team. We are the Adult Learning Disability Community Service within Rotherham Doncaster & South Humber NHS Foundation Trust supporting adults with learning disabilities.

The service provides a high quality person centred service for people with learning disabilities who have mental health and / or interpersonal problems or challenging behaviour. It is a friendly, supportive and stimulating environment in which to work.

Members of the service contribute to the supervision of trainees on the Sheffield University doctorate course. The service offers excellent continuing professional development opportunities via supervision, reflective practice and training.

The post is full time over 5 days and based in Doncaster. The successful applicant will be required to work into multi-disciplinary teams providing a range of assessment and intervention work alongside adults with intellectual disabilities who are distressed and whose behaviour challenges the people who care for them. This may include those people with a forensic history. This is conducted within a service that is supportive of safeguarding via risk assessment and proactive planning.

The successful applicant will work under the management and guidance of an experienced clinical psychologist in Doncaster. They will have access to clinical supervision and a structured programme of continuing professional development. The Trust adopts a Multi-Professional Preceptorship package as recommended by the Department of Health (2010).

Suitable candidates should be HCPC registered and have a determination to improve the lives of people with learning disabilities, their families and supporters. Prior experience in working with people with learning disabilities and their families is essential. Good interpersonal skills and ability to relate well with clinical groups is essential.

The holder of this post will be employed by Rotherham Doncaster & South Humber NHS Foundation Trust and will be based within the Learning Disability Service as part of the Doncaster Care Group Pathway.

Informal enquiries can be made to: -

Alison Courtney, Service Manager Learning Disability, 01302 798043 or

Kailey Ingram, Clinical Psychologist, Learning Disability, 01302 796171

Closing date – 14th August 2020

Interview date: TBC


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Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust is committed to our responsibilities for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk as outlined in Working Together to Safeguard Children 2015 and Care Act 2014.

We are committed to recruiting candidates who share the commitment to safeguarding, and therefore we apply robust recruitment and selection procedures to ensure that the people selected are right for the job, and that all candidates are appropriately screened prior to appointment and periodically during their employment

DBS disclosures are mandatory before commencement of employment within the Trust. Therefore, if you are in a position that is deemed a regulated adult and/or child care role, you will not be able to start your employment until we have received a satisfactory DBS clearance.

Safeguarding Policies for the Trust can be accessed via the document links.

The Trust is committed to equal opportunities in employment and welcomes applications from all sections of the community in order to maintain a workforce as diverse as the population it serves.

The first 6 months of employment with the Trust will be a probationary period which may be extended by the Trust for a further 6 months

  • Salary: £29,400
  • Salary Type: Per Annum

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Doncaster, England, South Yorkshire, DN1, United Kingdom

  • Ad ID:  15257987
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  12/08/2020, 02:59
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