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Clinical Psychologist in Neurorehabilitation - Ealing

Band 8a

Main area
Clinical Psychology
Band 8a
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Clayponds Hospital, Ealing
London Borough of Ealing
£47,078 to £54,633 per annum inc HCAS
24/10/2018 23:59

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country employing more than 9,000 staff with a budget of more than £670 million a year. We are the first Trust of its kind to provide complete hospital-based and community healthcare services to a combined population of 930,000 in the boroughs of Brent, Harrow and Ealing. Our services include four major acute hospitals including the internationally renowned St Mark's Hospital and community services across Brent, Harrow and Ealing, including Clayponds Rehabilitation Hospital, Meadow House Hospice, Denham Unit and Willesden Centre. St Mark’s & LNWH has a major teaching commitment and we have recently been awarded University Hospital status after being granted membership of the Association of UK University Hospitals. To find out more about our Trust, why not view our video We are London North West University Healthcare

Our values - HEART

Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting by being:

  • Compassionate
  • Responsive
  • Innovative

We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.

Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff.

  • H onesty
  • E quality
  • A ccountability
  • R espect
  • T eamwork

These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative Clinical Psychologist interested in developing skills in working with people with a wide range of long-term neurological conditions and their families in a split post, covering Rosemary Ward (a Level 3 Neurorehabilitation Unit) at Clayponds Hospital in Ealing and Ealing ENable - Ealing’s community neurological rehabilitation and enablement team. We welcome applications from candidates who have substantial post-qualification experience, however a preceptorship for suitable Band 7 applicants is available.

The successful applicant will have prior experience of applied clinical neuropsychology and working with adults with neurological conditions. They will work in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams to provide highly specialist skills in the assessment, formulation and intervention of emotional, neuropsychological, behavioural and relational difficulties.  The post-holder will have an interest and experience in the use of consultation and reflective practice to support the MDTs to understand and apply psychological perspectives in day to day work.

The post holder will work under the supervision of the Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Neuropsychology for Stroke and Neurorehabilitation. This is a permanent rotational post with other Band 8a posts including acute/early supported discharge stroke teams (Northwick Park Hospital) and in the Robertson Unit at Willesden Hospital (Level 2b Neurorehabilitation Unit)/Integrated Rehabilitation and Reablement Service (in the London Borough of Brent).  It is anticipated that this post will be part of a new Trust-wide Department of Clinical Neuropsychology, to include Trust-wide Clinical Neuropsychology for inpatient and outpatient Neurology Services and links with Northwick Park Regional Neurological Rehabilitation Unit.

There will be opportunities for the post holder to contribute to teaching, training, supervision of Trainee Clinical Psychologists and, in line with service objectives, to access ongoing training and professional development.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop professionally within a committed and supportive clinical psychology service as well as playing an important role in developing the services for the future.

Please note if shortlisted for the position you will be interviewed on Wednesday 31st October 2018.



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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

Dr. Sara Banks - Consultant Clinical Psychologist on Tel: 020 8869 2439 or Email: sara.banks2@nhs.net

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