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Clinical Psychologist in Renal & Transplantation - Band 8a

Main area
Renal & Transplantation
Contract
Permanent
Hours
30 hours per week
Job ref
218-JC-AHP-1212757-A
Site
University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire
Town
Coventry
Salary
£42,414 - £49,969 per annum
Closing
21/11/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

Applications are welcome for an enthusiastic, confident and fully registered Clinical Psychologist to join the Renal & Transplantation Service at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

The Renal & Transplantation service provides inpatient, outpatient, elective and emergency care for people with a wide range of Nephrology conditions. Duties will involve working with adult patient groups in both ward and outpatient settings. You will work alongside a number of different professionals and within multi-disciplinary teams.

The successful applicant will join two other clinical psychologists based across the group (Oncology, Haematology and Renal Services) who will be able to provide professional support.  The post offers opportunities for research and continuing professional development. We have close links with local doctoral training courses which offer teaching and supervising opportunities. You will receive regular clinical and management supervision and there is a commitment to ongoing training and professional development.

Whilst the post is advertised at 30 hours per week, candidates who would require full time hours (37.5 hours per week) are encouraged to apply.

Interested candidates are encouraged to arrange a visit to meet the clinical team prior to interview (contact Robert.spencer@uhcw.nhs.uk to arrange a visit).

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with

No smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleImproving working livesAge positive

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

Dr Simon Fletcher, Clinical Lead for Renal & Transplantation Services - 02476 968287

Dr Louise Price, Head of Neuropsychology and Physical Health Psychological Services - 02476 965217

If you have problems applying, contact

Telephone
27685