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.Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust Clinical /Counselling Psychologists and Senior Psychological Therapists - Islington/ Camden IAPT Band 7 (Full time and part time posts considered)
We are looking for experienced Clinical or Counselling Psychologists with CBT accreditation / experienced accredited CBT therapists who have worked with adults who have common mental health problems in primary care and community settings, to join our iCope (IAPT) services.
Postholders will provide assessment and psychological interventions, often in primary care settings, as part of the range of evidence-based 'step 3' (high intensity) interventions we offer in Camden and Islington. In addition postholders will provide supervision to junior staff and will offer advice, consultation and training to other clinical colleagues and be involved in service development.
You will join a well-established and highly regarded service - one of the first wave IAPT sites in London - and will be based in one of our locality teams with High and Low Intensity Workers. You will be part of a lively and friendly staff team providing a similar service across the Borough. We pride ourselves on offering a high level of in-house training and regular supervision from experienced clinicians.
We are looking for people with excellent clinical, supervision and communication skills and a real interest in and knowledge of working with people experiencing a range of mental health difficulties. Enthusiasm, confidence and the ability to work flexibly and without close direction are essential.
The postholder will be required to work until 8pm on evening per week.
Camden and Islington NHS foundation trust support flexible working and working hours can be negotiated as many of our clinicians prefer to work condensed hours to allow for a better work/life balance.
This post is subject to criminal records disclosure. Please note that the post requires travel across the Borough.Recruiting into Fixed term and Permanent contract
Interview date: TBC
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.