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Clinical Psychologist (Learning Disabilities)
 
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The London Borough of Sutton ‘has shown just what can be achieved when everybody in the system works together to support joined up care’ CQC (2017)


About the Job:


Clinical Psychologist - Sutton Clinical Health Team for People with Learning Disabilities Team
Salary -  Grade 9 £38,994 -£46,578 (£48,495 unconsolidated maximum through performance related progression)

36 hours per week

Part-time and job share applicants will be considered


The Clinical Health Team is a specialist health service for adults with learning disabilities whose health needs cannot be met by mainstream health services.

We follow a person centred approach and employ a range of health professionals in order to meet those needs, such as Nursing, SLT, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Creative Arts Therapies. 

You would be joining our Psychology service, which includes other Psychologists,  a Behaviour Specialist as well as an assistant Psychologist. We also regularly have trainee Clinical Psychologists from the Surrey Doctoral training programme, and there will be opportunities to supervise according to experience. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team with adults who have a wide range of complex clinical needs. The service is co-located within Adult Social care services and we work jointly to meet the needs of people with learning disabilities, their families and their carers.


The London Borough of Sutton is an exciting place to work you will be supported and encouraged in respect of CPD and training opportunities.


About you:


We are looking for enthusiastic, creative and flexible candidates who have excellent communication skills.  Newly or recently qualified candidates with good learning disabilities experience will be considered and the service will encourage and promote further development opportunities for the right candidate.



We can offer:


A modern and flexible working environment for our staff allowing you to work flexibly from multiple locations, remotely from your mobile/tablet using Google Mail and Apps which are a key enabler for collaborative and streamlined working. Manageable caseloads and a culture of strong management and autonomy. The offer includes:


A competitive salary
Flexible working

An annual leave entitlement of up to 32 days

Fuel allowance

Subsidised gym memberships

Childcare vouchers

Discounts in local shops

Season ticket loan

Parking allocation


For more information please contact Gail Dee or Samantha Riches, Psychologists on 020 8770 6335 or Nik Crombie, Joint Team Manager, on 020 8770 4133 and you are welcome to visit and meet the team.


gail.dee@sutton.gov.uk

samantha.riches@sutton.gov.uk

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