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Clinical Psychologist - Secondment

Band 7

Main area
Children and Young People's Services
Band 7
Secondment - 12 Months
Part-time 30 hours per week
Job ref
Orchard Health Centre
£37,570 to £43,772 pro rata
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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 for an enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist to join North Oxon Community CAMHS, as part of a 1 year secondment. The team covers the north of the county and is anticipated that the post holder will work across the whole locality with flexibility to work from bases in Banbury and Bicester.

The role involves working as part of a supportive and lively multidisciplinary team with children, young people and their families, experiencing a range of complex mental health needs. You will be required to take on the role of Care Coordinator for a caseload of young people; using the CPA process to assess, plan, implement and review your interventions. You will be expected to demonstrate excellent assessment and management of risk and participate in the duty rota for urgent calls.

You will also be required to undertake and contribute to the assessment and formulation of care needs in addition to providing evidence based therapeutic interventions for complex cases and support other team members. You may also be required to undertake specific cognitive assessments, involving evaluation and interpretation of the information collated. The post holder will be supervised by the team’s Senior Clinical Psychologist.

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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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Sophie Black 01865 904105 or email on