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Counselling Psychologists or Clinical Psychologists

NHS AfC: Band 7

Main area
Psychology
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
260-2091-DI
Site
Gender Identity Clinic - Hammersmith
Town
London
Salary
£44,347 to £50,549 inc.HCA per annum
Closing
15/11/2019 23:59

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The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health trust with a focus on training and education alongside a full range of mental health services and psychological therapies for children and their families, young people and adults.

We are committed to improving mental health and emotional wellbeing, believing that high quality mental health services should be available for all who need them. We bring a distinctive contribution based on the importance we attach to social experience at all stages of people’s lives, and our focus on psychological and developmental approaches to the promotion of health and the prevention and treatment of mental ill health

We contribute to the pool of ideas through our own research and development, but are also committed to bringing together the best ideas of the time, old and new, from inside and out, together with the most gifted and able professionals in our fields of endeavour. We aim to share our ideas and practice through as many routes as possible.

As a Trust we aim constantly to be evolving in nature and form in relation to the environment in which we work, to ensure that our contribution remains relevant.

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The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust is a specialist mental health trust with a focus on training and education alongside a full range of mental health and Gender services.

Within the Trust, the Tavistock and Portman ‘Charing Cross’ Gender Identity Clinic (GIC) is the largest and oldest of the 7 English GICs, dating back to 1966. It serves to diagnose and treat adults with gender dysphoria through a biopsychosocial care pathway, involving a multi-disciplinary team of psychologists, psychiatrists, endocrinologists, specialist nurses, speech and language therapists, and medical practitioners. The team members are lead clinicians, researchers and trainers in the field with an international reputation.

The Gender Identity Clinic (GIC) in London is recruiting AFC Band 7 Counselling Psychologists or Clinical Psychologists. This is an exciting and emerging field of psychology. The position will be a 1 WTE in an NHS clinic in Hammersmith, London.

Interest in Gender is mandatory, however further experience and training in the field can be attained once appointed.

For JD and to apply: please go websites NHS Jobs or Health Jobs.

 

 

 

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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

Please contact the Head of Psychology Professor Christina Richards on CRichards@tavi-port.nhs.uk