These are the values that we live by at Berkshire Healthcare:
We welcome people who share these values to come and work for us.
Please find attached the behaviour framework that underpins these values for this job role.
What’s special about this opportunity?
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust can provide you with a dynamic, people-centred environment, where you will be empowered to support patients with complex conditions, adopting a personalised approach to patient care that maximises independence, choice and control, following our philosophy of enabling people to reach and maintain their optimum level of health and wellbeing.
We value our employees and put people first. As a Global Digital Exemplar, we will provide you with an excellent working environment that has just been recognised as having a ‘Good’ rating overall, being an ‘Outstanding’, well-led, organisation, and having an ‘Outstanding’ Older Adults Mental Health Team in our latest CQC inspection, which found that: ‘Managers across Berkshire Healthcare promoted a positive culture that supported and valued staff, creating a sense of common purpose based on shared values.’
Working in a passionate team, you will have access to our Trust-wide Learning and Development programme and be supported in your career and personal growth, with opportunities to help you build your Continuing Professional Development portfolio, enabling you to extend your skills and ensure that you excel.
We are pioneers in compassionate leadership and Quality Improvement, which is about creating a culture where everyone has a voice and where service users and staff collaborate to have a direct impact on the things that matter most.
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and innovative Clinical Psychologist to join the Long Term Conditions arm of the Clinical Health Psychology Service, to provide high quality clinical health psychology services to patients under the care of Royal Berkshire Hospital (RBH). This is a permanent 0.6WTE Band 8a role. The role is currently split between RBH Gastroenterology IBD Service (0.3WTE); Diabetes & Endocrinology Service (0.2WTE) and General Medicine Service (0.1WTE). The diabetes role includes the exciting opportunity to work with the Young Adult / Transition Clinic. You will be working as part of the busy and dynamic BHFT Clinical Health Psychology Service. You will be expected to offer assessments and interventions, as well as work with the hospital MDTs, including physicians, dietitians and specialist nurses, to offer a joined up, integrated service.
For information and/or informal visits, please contact Dr Abigail Wroe, Clinical Health Psychologist on Apply Now >> or ( Email address removed ). For information regarding the CHPS service, please contact Lucy Grant, Deputy Head of Service, CHPS on Apply Now >>
For information and/or informal visits to the RBH services, please contact:
- Dr Theingi Aung (Consultant Physician: D&E) on ( Email address removed );
- Dr Fainia Kavvoura (Consultant Physician: Diabetes Young Adult / Transition Clinic) on ( Email address removed );
- Dr Nishant Patodi (Consultant Physician: IBD) on ( Email address removed )
If you share our passion for people and the dedication to excel, we’d love to hear from you.
We are happy to answer any questions that you may have. Please don’t hesitate to call Dr Abigail Wroe on Apply Now >> or email: ( Email address removed ) who’ll be delighted to help.
In addition to a competitive salary, as a valued member of our team, you will receive generous annual leave, have access to a car salary sacrifice scheme (available to all permanent staff over the age of 21), support with childcare and, as a respected member of the NHS, discounts from high street retailers and restaurants.
We’d love to welcome you to our warm, friendly team, who want to help you to make your career reflect your ambitions.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Abigail Wroe, Telephone Apply Now >>
Email ( Email address removed )
We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.
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Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust is committed to improving the health of its staff, patients and the wider community by providing a smoke free environment. A smoke free policy is in operation and smoking is not permitted on any of the Trust’s sites.
The Trust is also committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow safe recruitment practices to protect children, young people and vulnerable adults.
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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
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