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Band 7 Clinical Psychologist

Band 7

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Band 7
Fixed term contract
Part Time 7.5 hours per week
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Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
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Royal Free Hospital
£33,222 - £43,041 pa pro rata plus HCAS
19/10/2018 23:59

Our trust has around 10,000 staff serving 1.6 million patients. It comprises Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital, the Royal Free Hospital and more than 30 services in the community.  This larger scale organisation provides an unprecedented opportunity for us to continue our pioneering work, particularly in finding ways to deliver even better care to our patients.

 Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

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We are looking for a Clinical Psychologist to support the Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Department. The department is one of the largest in London (19 Surgical Consultants) and covers most of North London and Hertfordshire. It has a regional hand trauma unit and some national services (e.g. ear reconstruction) alongside the usual workload of a Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Department. It has a good track record of joint publications and leading on new developments. The post holder will join three psychologists (1.7wte) in the service. The contribution of psychology within the service is highly valued. The contact with patients is either at the point of difficulties or routine for certain pathways. Our department uses the psychology team to help resolve difficulties as well as work towards improving outcomes. The successful candidate will be expected to provide expert psychological assessment and treatment, consultation and advice to colleagues and contribute to the research, teaching, service development and audit program within the Department.

The successful candidate is required to be able demonstrate the Trust values, the responsibilities of the job description and person specification. In particular you should have proven experience of working in acute physical health settings alongside other multi-disciplinary professionals.

If you believe you meet the criteria of the person specification and would like to join the Royal Free at this time, we would be interested in receiving your application.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Dr Esther Hansen, Clinical Psychologist on 020 7472 6247 or by email at

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