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Clinical Psychologist

Band 7

Main area
Paediatric Psychology
Band 7
Fixed term: 12 months
Part time: 30 hours per week
Job ref
Addenbrooke's Hospital
£38,890 - £44,503 per annum pro rata
Salary period
26/01/2021 23:59

***Secondments will be considered as part of this role***

We are currently looking to recruit enthusiastic and motivated Clinical Psychologists to join our Paediatric Psychological Service for Children, Young People and Families , based at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge and employed by CPFT.  This is a large team comprised of Clinical Psychologists, Counsellor Practitioners and a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist.

This is a fixed term post for 1 year. The post is 0.8 WTE working into the Cleft Lip and Palate East of England Service (Cleft.Net.East) at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. The post holder will provide a highly specialist clinical psychology service to patients accessing the service and form part of the multi-disciplinary service delivery of this specialist team.  The Cleft Lip and Palate service involves working with children, young people, families and adults.

Prospective candidates must have HCPC registration.

The post will involve carrying out specialist psychological assessments and providing interventions for patients and their families. The post holder will work closely with a well-established team of Consultants, together with the wider multi-disciplinary team to support and develop psychological understanding of patients’ presenting difficulties through consultation, supervision and training.

The post holder will have excellent communication, clinical and team work skills and will have demonstrated their ability to work effectively in teams in an acute care setting.

The ideal candidate will have a strong team work ethic and sense of accountability, accompanied by an ability to work under considerable pressure at times. They will need to prioritise their workload and be prepared to work in a responsive way to the demands of a number of busy teams.

The post holder will be very well supported and the post offers a diverse range of CPD and supervision opportunities.  We are keen to support and develop our staff through a clear career pathway and encourage promotional opportunities within the Trust.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) provides integrated community and mental health, learning disability and social care services of the highest standard due to our continued commitment to quality and service improvement. We aim to support people of all ages to achieve the very best they can for their health and wellbeing. To ensure that we achieve this goal we look to recruit candidates of a high calibre that share our passion for delivering excellent care, research and education.

Due to the current situation with Covid-19, a decision will be made near the interview date how these will be conducted. If you are not going to be available for interview on the suggested date, please let us know on your application form as other options may be available.

The Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. As part of the selection process will be required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring check.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer, and believes in treating everyone with dignity and respect and encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We guarantee an interview to candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum essential criteria.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Karine Edme, Specialist Clinical Psychologist

karine.edme@addenbrookes.nhs.uk / 07811721628

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Elizabeth House, Fulbourn Hospital
Cambridge, CB21 5EF

T 01223 219400 (open 8:30am to 5pm)
F 01480 398501