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Clinical Neuropsychologist

Band 7

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Band 7
Fixed Term - 24 Months (External Funding)
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
£39,866 - £49,704 per annum inclusive
23/01/2019 23:59

At UCLH (University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) our success starts with you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation and a tradition of innovation.

Based in the busy West End of London, we have a lively and vibrant working atmosphere, with quick and easy transport links to all our sites. Our size and resources enable us to offer a range of attractive benefits as well as unparalleled education and development opportunities for staff at all levels. This includes an extensive portfolio of academic and clinical courses and programmes ranging from ongoing personal development through to clinical excellence and leadership skills. UCLH prides itself on its investment in staff both in terms of developing career skills but also its commitment to staff health and wellbeing.

Specialist Neuropsychologist Band 7

The Neuropsychology Department of the National Hospital is one of the largest Neuropsychology Departments in the UK and has long had an international reputation for its clinical services and research. The Department provides highly specialised diagnostic, management and rehabilitation services both for in and outpatients with a variety of neurological, neurosurgical and neuropsychiatric conditions

This post is suitable for clinical psychologists with a background in neuropsychology and relevant experience in neuropsychology assessment and intervention in patients who have  suffered from a stroke. Candidates must: -

  • Have a postgraduate qualification in Clinical Psychology recognised by the British Psychological Society
  • Be registered or eligible to register with the HCPC
  • Have experience in conducting, interpreting and communicating findings from complex neuropsychological assessments

The post holder will contribute to the provision of specialist neuropsychological assessment, cognitive rehabilitation and psychological support especially for patients with aphasia following a stroke.

It is expected that the post holder will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be committed to the delivery of a high standard of care, and have the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Supervision and further training will be provided by the Department.

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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

For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Dr Diana Caine, Deputy Head of Neuropsychology (Tel: 020 3448 3292).

If you have problems applying, contact

0203 44 79170