Assistant Psychologist | Northumbria Healthcare - NHCT Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 15 April 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £24,907 - £30,615 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 15 May 2021
Location: Ashington, NE63 9JJ
Company: Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 3058276/319-3058276MP

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This is a temporary, service development and research, Assistant Psychologist role working into Stroke Medicine. It’s an exciting opportunity to support a Clinical Psychologist in our expanding multidisciplinary team, to develop and support the psychological aspects of the service.

Central to the role is the development, delivery and evaluation of defined psychological components of Stroke Rehabilitation provision.

The successful candidate will be working in close partnership with multi-disciplinary colleagues on in-patient wards, the Early Supported Discharge Team, and other stakeholder partners across health, social and third sector care.

The post is supported by national research funding and a central role will involve the evaluation of the provision and contributing to the team’s research reports to the funding body.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Clinical Psychologists working into the service. They will develop close working relationships with the healthcare team(s) being worked into and liaise closely with primary care and other partner agencies where required.

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed. Leading in innovation and quality – opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England.

Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn’t, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way! Please read ‘applicant guidance notes’ before submitting your application.

This advert closes on Thursday 29 Apr 2021

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