Current vacancies at the Trust

Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist

Band 8a

Main area
Band 8a
37.5 hours per week
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Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Guy's Hospital
£46,897 - £54,983 p.a inclusive of HCA
25/03/2018 23:59

Join us and become part of the most engaged workforce of any NHS trust in England, according to the latest national NHS Staff Survey results – for the second year running.

You will be joining a dynamic and forward-looking organisation in the heart of the capital where you can develop your career and broaden your horizons.

We think you will enjoy working for us but you don’t have to take our word for it – 79% of staff who took part in the latest national NHS Staff Survey would recommend Guy’s and St Thomas’ as a place to work.

We are seeking to recruit a highly motivated, experienced clinician to the Renal Service at Guy's and St Thomas'. You will provide psychological input based upon a biopsychosocial approach.  Specifically, you will provide assessment, therapeutic interventions, educational consultations and psychological support to a range of kidney patients. The provision of evidenced-based, time-limited psychological interventions to promote psychological well-being and physical health is a key requirement.  We are a large multi-disciplinary team delivering care to a large and diverse patient population at all stages of the pathway from early kidney disease, dialysis and transplantation to end of life care. Services are based at Guy's Hospital and at satellite units in SE London and Kent.  In addition to direct patient contact, you will contribute more broadly to the strategic development and delivery of services, working closely with colleagues on service improvement projects, staff development, and training initiatives.

To be eligible for this role you must be HCPC registered as a practitioner psychologist.

Visits to the department are strongly recommended.

Closing date: 25th March 2018 at midnight.
Interview date: Wednesday 11th April 2018, from 10am.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the resident labour market test. UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UKVI website. From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks for Overseas Applicants.

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

Ros Tibbles, Manager:

Dr Amy Carroll, Clinical Psychologist: 

If you have problems applying, contact

020 7188 7188

The main telephone number for recruitment is 0207 188 1700.

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