Assistant Psychologist | The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £28,407 - £34,581 pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 19 May 2024
Location: 317 02 Royal Victoria Infirmary, NE1 4LP
Company: The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 6211682/317-2024-14-026

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We have a fantastic opportunity to join the post covid and chronic fatigue service until 31stMarch 2025. This role will be supporting the development and integration of the two services. This will include delivering manualised groups around sleep, fatigue management and adjustment.

The successful applicant will also be involved in collecting data and evaluating changes and development in the services. We are looking for someone with experience of working in physical health conditions and has good solid data collection and research experience. All applicants must be eligible for BPS graduate membership status.
• Interview Date: 16 May 2024
• 25 hours/week
• You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.

You will be part of the Psychology in Healthcare service which is a large team covering adults and children. We have a large amount of assistant and trainees in the department and have good relationships with the D.Clin training courses.

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with around 16,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.

We have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We’re also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 2 million patients ‘contacts’ each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

Please see attached information on what Staff Benefits we have to offer at our Trust.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

• To support and enhance the professional psychological care of patients.
• Providing psychological assessment and psychological interventions under the supervision of a qualified clinical psychologist.
• To assist in clinical related administration, conduct of audits, data quality work, teaching and project work
• This post involves working independently according to a work plan agreed with line manager and within the overall framework of the team’s policies and procedures.
• See job summary template for further information specific to this post

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first month’s pay.

As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

This advert closes on Monday 22 Apr 2024

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