At Camden and Islington NHS foundation trust our staff and service users have worked closely to create a set of values that make sure people who use our services get the best possible chance of a rapid recovery.
We have 3 key priorities which are:
Early and Effective Intervention
Helping People to Live Well
Research and Innovation
The cultural pillars that help us achieve our key priorities are:
We value each other
We are empowered
We keep things simple
We are connected
By coming to work at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust you will be joining a Trust with a national reputation for research, where services recognise that research underpins its commitment to providing high quality and innovative clinical care.
As an applicant for this role, you are urged to demonstrate within your supporting statement a combination of evidence that reflects your competence to meet the job specification and provide examples of how C&I values are an integral part of the way you have and will continue to deliver service.
This post is based in Kingston
The Kingston Primary Care Mental Health Team is seeking to recruit an energetic, self-motivated and lateral-thinking adult mental health psychologist with the drive and determination to join work in an innovative service.
The post-holder will be part of a Primary Care Mental Health Team (PCMHT) that is prov...
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The post-holder will be part of a Primary Care Mental Health Team (PCMHT) that is providing mental health support to Kingston GP Practices. The aim of the service is to increase the number of people whose mental health support is appropriately managed within primary care and to help shape more effective pathways into secondary care for those who need it.
The Kingston Primary Care Mental Health Team is a relatively new and innovative service comprised of a consultant psychiatrists, mental health nurses and clinical psychologists.
The team work closely and in partnership with primary care services like family doctors, practice nurses and IAPT. The service is designed to be the first point of contact for GPs requiring mental health expertise to help manage patients in primary care, offering an alternative to Mental Health assessment and treatment in secondary care services.
The team offer • Consultation/Liaison and Advice • Assessment and triage • Formulation of management plans • Short term, focused interventions • Group therapy interventions for Personality Disorder in Primary Care (STEPPS)
The service is expanding and is seeking a motivated psychologist to shape the service. The successful applicant will be a skilled clinician who is able to work autonomously and as part of a team. The will have a sense of initiative, excellent communication skills and a 'can-do' attitude.
The post holder will be based at Hollyfield House in Surbiton but will work across Kingston
In line with NHS protocols, only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our person specification will be shortlisted for interview. We regret that it is not possible to contact all applicants for every vacancy. If you have not been contacted within 4-6 weeks of the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted for the next stage
We reserve the right to close any vacancies from further submissions, when we have received sufficient applications from which to make a shortlist. Please ensure you apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. We are an employer committed to Equal Opportunities and Diversity, with a range of family friendly policies.
For more information please go to Camden & Islington NHS FT website.