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Clinical/Counselling Psychologist in Cancer and HIV | North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

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Posting date: 23 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £49,178 - £55,492 per annum inclusive of HCAS pro-rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 22 June 2024
Location: London, N18 1QX
Company: North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 6274753/393-NMUH-1405

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Summary


To contribute, together with the Senior and Consultant Psychologist, to the provision of a high quality, specialised clinical psychology service to clients in Cancer and HIV services across all relevant areas in North Middlesex University Hospital. The post is split as follows: 0.8 wte in Cancer; 0.2 wte in HIV.

This will include providing specialist psychological assessment and therapy for individual clients and advice, guidance, and consultation on clients’ psychological care to non-psychology colleagues. Necessary clinical support will also be provided for those involved with patients such as partners, carers, family and friends.



The postholder will work within professional guidelines, Trust and team policies and procedures, exercising (where appropriate) autonomous professional responsibility for clinical decisions. The postholder will utilise their knowledge of evidence-based psychological interventions and research skills to implement audit, research and service development projects agreed with the service lead and psychological team.



The postholder will provide support to developments and inter agency working within the North Central London Cancer Alliance.
1. To provide specialist psychological assessments of clients referred to the specialities based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources including psychological and neuropsychological tests, self-report measures, rating scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with clients, family members and others involved in the client’s care

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North Mid is part of North Central London integrated care system – consisting of the NHS and Local authority organisations in Camden, Islington, Barnet, Enfield and Haringey. As with other ICS’s, we are working increasingly closely with partners and indeed many of our financial and performance objectives are measured at this system level. Whilst all organisations remain as standalone, statutory bodies we have an ICS infrastructure for making shared decisions and agreeing shared approaches.

We are proud of our staff and want to ensure their training allows them to provide excellent clinical care. We are also a training unit for medical students from UCL and St George’s University Grenada, and for nursing and midwifery students from Middlesex and City Universities.

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To contribute, together with the Senior and Consultant Psychologist, to the provision of a high quality, specialised clinical psychology service to clients in Cancer and HIV services across all relevant areas in North Middlesex University Hospital. The post is split as follows: 0.8 wte in Cancer; 0.2 wte in HIV.



This will include providing specialist psychological assessment and therapy for individual clients and advice, guidance, and consultation on clients’ psychological care to non-psychology colleagues. Necessary clinical support will also be provided for those involved with patients such as partners, carers, family and friends.



The postholder will work within professional guidelines, Trust and team policies and procedures, exercising (where appropriate) autonomous professional responsibility for clinical decisions. The postholder will utilise their knowledge of evidence-based psychological interventions and research skills to implement audit, research and service development projects agreed with the service lead and psychological team.



The postholder will provide support to developments and inter agency working within the North Central London Cancer Alliance.




This advert closes on Thursday 6 Jun 2024

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