University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Skills

  • IT
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Education

  • Psychology
  • Bachelor’s degree
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Pay

  • £29,828 – £36,311 a year

Job type

  • Full-time

Location

Gerrards Cross SL9

Full job description

Assistant Psychologist Band 5

University College London Hospitals is seeking to appoint a full-time band 5 assistant psychologist with an interest in neuropsychology. The post is based at the hospital’s Chalfont campus in Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire and the successful applicant will join the neuropsychological team on site who come under the Neuropsychology Department of the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London.

The successful applicant will support in the delivery of the neuropsychology service for inpatients and outpatients with epilepsy and other seizure disorders. Duties will include assisting with the administration and scoring of neuropsychological and behavioural measures and in addition helping to maintain ongoing databases and ensuring adequate records are kept. Involvement in one to one and group therapeutic approaches for cognitive disorders, anxiety management and functional neurological disorders will also be part of the role

As well as a strong honours degree in Psychology recognised by the BPS as the graduate basis for clinical training, you should possess proficient IT and communication skills and have the ability to work well as part of a team. Many of the people who attend the department have complex needs and some have challenging presentations. Mature and sensitive interpersonal skills are essential with a basic knowledge of epilepsy and disability issues being desirable.

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.

We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:

University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)

National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

Royal National ENT and Eastman Dental Hospitals

University College Hospital Grafton Way Building

Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine

University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre

The Hospital for Tropical Diseases

University College Hospital at Westmoreland Street

We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women’s health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology .

We are committed to sustainability and have pledged to become a carbon net zero health service, embedding sustainable practice throughout UCLH. We have set an ambitious target of net zero for our direct emissions by 2031 and indirect emissions by 2040.

For the full Person Specification and more information regarding the main responsibilities of this role, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Come and be a part of the best NHS trust in England to work for, according to our staff*

UCLH top trust to work at in England – for the second year running ! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • In the most recent NHS staff survey UCLH had the highest percentage of staff who said they would recommend us as a place to work, out of all general acute or acute/community NHS trusts in England – for the second year in a row.

UCLH top trust to work at in England – for the second year running ! : University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust .

Once again, UCLH has received the highest score of all general acute and acute/community NHS trusts in England for staff that would recommend us as a place to work .

At UCLH, we have a real ‘One Team’ ethos, and our values – safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.

To apply for this job please visit www.uclh.nhs.uk.