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Band 7 Clinical Psychologist - Perinatal Services - Chippenham

Band 7

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Specialist Community Perinatal Mental Health Team
Band 7
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Hathaway Surgery
£33,222 - £43,041 per annum
27/05/2019 23:59

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

We employ over 4,000 dedicated members of staff who deliver services from more than 90 locations, working in approximately 150 teams across a geographical region of 2,200 miles, for a population of approximately 1.8million people.

We are passionate about promoting good mental health and wellbeing. We strive to use the expertise and resources within our organisation, and through our partnerships, to deliver high quality services that are safe and focused on people's recovery. Our staff are pivotal in everything we do and we are committed to involving them fully in the development of the Trust and our services.


Are you a  Clinical/Counselling Psychologist who is passionate about making huge change to the lives of mums and children by supporting them through early intervention?  Do you relish the opportunity to be part of a new service in the high specialised and rewarding field of community perinatal mental health?

Based in Chippenham and working as a team with 2 fellow Clinical/Counselling Psychologists, you will provide 121 and group interventions for women and babies throughout the Salisbury, Swindon and BANES area including home visits.

Ideally with experience in perinatal services this role would also be suitable for those with an interest in this field or those with experience in a related field such as CAMHS.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a new team and to help shape the service. In return we can offer opportunities for training and development.

Please contact the team for an informal discussion about the role before applying and ensure you read the JD and Key Local Information Sheet for further details about the team.

Interview Date 12th June 2019   


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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 Belinda Borries - 07920 581512

Lead Perinatal Clinical Psychologist 

Or Maria Cox Team Manager

01249 767851  email