Clinical Psychologist - Band 7 Preceptorship Rising to 8a after Satisfactory Progress

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The Secure Division – Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust are delighted to announce an exciting opportunity for a newly qualified/band 7 Clinical Psychologist to apply for a band 7/8a preceptorship post to work in the Clinical Psychology and Talking Therapies (CPTT) Service at HMP Liverpool.

The service provides stepped psychological care for prisoners with mild, moderate and severe mental health problems across the whole of HMP Liverpool. The service takes self referrals and referrals from other services such as the Drug and Alcohol team, Probation staff and the Integrated Mental Health team.

CPTT consists of Psychologists, CBT/EMDR Therapists and Counsellors. The team works closely with the Integrated Mental Health team and with other professionals and agencies within the Prison.

Relevant training, support and experience will be provided to ensure successful applicants are eligible to apply for preceptorship to an 8a clinical psychology post after demonstrating significant demonstrable post qualifying experience.

The applicant would provide psychological assessment, therapy and interventions to clients with a range of difficulties in a prison setting.

Central to Mersey Care NHS Trust’s five year vision, the Trust is committed to training and enhancing psychological approaches throughout its wider workforce. Successful applicants would also offer advice and consultation to non-psychologist colleagues and support the development of psychological skills across the whole workforce through training, supervision, and reflective practice.

Please see attached Job Description for further details.

Shortlisting is planned for 8th October 2019

Interviews are planned for 16th October 2019
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