We are one of the largest specialist mental health and learning disabilities trusts in the country, with an annual income of £320m and a workforce of some 6,700 staff operating from around 100 sites in Durham, Teesside, North Yorkshire and York and Selby. We provide a range inpatient and community services to 2m people living in County Durham, the Tees Valley, Scarborough, Whitby, Ryedale, Harrogate, Hambleton and Richmondshire. We also provide additional specialist services to other parts of Northern England.
We deliver our services by working in partnership with eight local authorities and clinical commissioning groups, a wide range of voluntary organisations, as well as service users, their carers and the public. The services are spread over a wide geographical area of around 3,600 square miles, which includes coastal, rural and industrial areas.
We are a multi-award winning trust and are included within the Health Service Journal's Best 100 Places to Work. The trust take a positive and proactive approach to support staff in their personal development and has embedded the Talent Management approach within the Trust, with the vision of helping people to be as good as they can be, helping TEWV to do things better.
The Whitby and Ryedale Integrated Community Team (ICT) are seeking a highly motivated, skilled, and enthusiastic Applied Psychologist to join a multidisciplinary community team working with adults who experience mental health problems. The Whitby and Ryedale ICT are a highly skilled staff group who are trained in a range of governed psychological therapies including EMDR, CBT, DBT, and Mindfulness interventions. The team comprises of: a Team Manager; Consultant Psychiatrists; Support Workers; Psychologist and Psychological Therapists; and Care Coordinators from a range of backgrounds including Mental Health Nursing, Social Work, and Occupational Therapy.
Applicants will be required to hold a Doctorate level qualification or equivalent in Clinical, Counselling, or Forensic psychology and be eligible for professional registration with the Health and Care Professions Counsel (HCPC). We are happy to consider newly qualified applicants.
The post holder will join the Whitby and Ryedale Leadership Team who are jointly responsible for the overarching standards of care delivery, staff wellbeing, and service development, as well as wider trust initiatives. The ability to deliver evidence-based psychological therapy, both individually and through group work is essential. The successful candidate will be expected to offer indirect interventions, consultation, advice, and supervision where appropriate to the wider team. Teaching, training, and research will also form an important part of the role.
The role requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to manage complex cases in partnership with other agencies and service providers. It is expected that successful applicant will be able to complete comprehensive assessments, as well as plan, implement and evaluate packages of care. The post holder may be expected to provide care-coordinator where appropriate under the CPA process.
TEWV have a strong psychology leadership structure, with representation at all levels of the organisation. The successful candidate would be supported by a Highly Specialist Applied Psychologist and a Consultant Applied Psychologist, and will have access to appropriate clinical, professional, and management supervision. Continuing Professional Development is valued and encouraged, and the post holder will have opportunities to link in with wider psychology and therapy networks within the trust.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Verity Burton, Team Manager, on Apply