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Assistant Forensic Psychologist


Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust has been rated as Good by the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

We are a responsive and innovative Foundation Trust that places our values of Caring, Safe and Excellent at the heart of everything we do. We take great pride in our staff and believe that investing in you is key to us achieving our vision of outstanding care delivered by outstanding people.

We work with a wide range of partner organisations to deliver care and support to people in their own homes and from a number of hospitals and community bases. We focus on delivering care as close to home as possible.

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated Assistant Psychologist with previous Assistant Psychologist experience who is interested in working with people detained in a Medium Secure Unit for men with intellectual disabilities or autistic spectrum conditions. The successful candidate will contribute towards the psychological care of individuals as well as working within multi-disciplinary teams. The post holder will be based in Oxford.

The post holder will join a large and dynamic forensic psychology department which covers the whole of the Thames Valley Region. There will be numerous opportunities to develop expertise and experience under the supervision of senior clinical and forensic psychologists. As well as a significant amount of clinical work, the post holder will have specified time for project work which may involve conducting research, service evaluations and clinical audits.

The post is part-time 18.75 hours per week.

Please note: the advert will close as soon as sufficient number of applications is received. Therefore, if interested, please apply as soon as possible.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name: Dr Stefan Schuller

Job title: Consultant Lead Clinical Psychologist

Email address: stefan.schuller@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

Telephone number: 01865 902715

New starters have a 6 month probationary period. This, together with the induction process aims to create a positive supportive working environment allowing new employees to learn key elements of their role over a reasonable timescale.
Candidates not currently employed by the Trust who attend an interview for non-qualified Band 1-5 posts are required to undertake numeracy and literacy assessments.
Appointment to this post is subject to the trust receiving satisfactory references covering 3-5 years of employment or study. Please ask your referees to respond promptly to reference requests.
Employees are expected to undertake mandatory and statutory training related to their role.
We positively encourage applications from all areas of the community, regardless of gender, race, faith, disability, age or sexual orientation and we encourage applications from users of mental health services. This is part of our commitment to equality and reflecting the diversity of our population.
Oxford Health is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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