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Clinical Psychologist


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Clinical Psychologist
Full Time 37.5 hours per week and part time hours are available
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Bowmere Hospital
£45,753 - £51,668 per annum pro rata
16/08/2020 23:59

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (CWP) supports thousands of vulnerable people across Cheshire and Merseyside.

We provide physical and mental health services, as well as learning disabilities, to a total population of around one million people.

Situated near two thriving cities in Liverpool and Manchester, CWP operates from 66 sites across Cheshire and Merseyside, including Wirral, Chester, Winsford, Crewe, Macclesfield, Sefton and Trafford.

We have been recognised by the Health Service Journal as one of the top places to work in the health service for the last two years running and committed to delivering person centred care.

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has rated CWP as ‘Good’ overall, ‘better’ for treatments and ‘Outstanding’ for care.

We offer a variety of roles at all levels, so whether you are just starting out in your career or you are looking to use your skills and experience in a new role, CWP is the right employer for you. 

Apply now to join our skilled and friendly teams and help us to deliver our vision to improve health and wellbeing by providing high quality care.

Visit our ‘Working for us’ pages at www.cwp.nhs.uk to find out more about why you should choose CWP.

We are seeking to appoint a Clinical Psychologist to work within the Rehabilitation and Recovery Services.  The Rehabilitation and Recovery Service consists of two high dependency wards (one male ward, one male and female ward). 

 We are looking for applicants who have experience of working with people with mental health difficulties (including those who have acute experiences and/or risk histories) within a high intensity setting who can demonstrate enthusiasm, compassion and optimism for the recovery of the client group.  The successful applicant will provide psychological leadership with the support of other colleagues for the service and enhance the psychological care of service users, providing psychological assessment and psychological interventions, whilst working alongside an integrated enthusiastic and innovative multi-disciplinary staff teams.    

There will be close links to the other Clinical Psychologists working in the Rehabilitation and Recovery Services and wider Clinical Psychology services across the Trust .

Salary: Band 8A (or band 7 rising to an 8A after successful completion of 2 year training- perceptorship)

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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

Rebecca Swarbrick
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Consultant Clinical Psychologist
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For further information and for informal discussion please contact:

Dr Rebecca Swarbrick, Consultant Clinical Psychologist. Tel: 01625 862501.  Email: Rebecca.swarbrick@nhs.net Dr  Christian Lawrence, Clinical Psychologist.  Tel: 01244 397311 Christian.Lawrence@nhs.net