Clinical/Counselling Psychologist - Long-Covid - NELFT Clinical/Counselling Psychologist - Long-Covid - NELFT

Clinical/Counselling Psychologist – Long-Covid

Reference: 395-WF175-22-B

Band: NHS AfC: Band 8a

Location: Jane Atkinson Centre

Closing Date: 11/08/2022

The post-holder will work closely with physiotherapists, occupational therapists and rehabilitation assistants as well as having the opportunity to recruit and supervise an Assistant Psychologist. They will work in an integrated way with the team to reduce or remove psychological or neuropsychological barriers to rehabilitation and support the team to work psychologically with patients towards their rehabilitation goals. They will be actively involved in developing an effective Stepped Care Model for the delivery of psychological and neuropsychological care in this community rehabilitation setting.

There will be opportunities for virtual, community-based (i.e. home visits) and clinic-based clinical work according to patient need and the post-holder will utilise technology to enable effective service delivery, which may include running virtual groups and supporting patients to make use of self-management Apps.

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