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Highly Specialist Neuropsychologist

Band 8a

Main area
Queen Square - Neurology
Grade
Band 8a
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
309-SHB2187-TB
Site
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH)
Town
London
Salary
£52,643 - £58,558 per annum inclusive
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
22/10/2020 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.

Highly Specialist Neuropsychologist - Band 8a

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 adult neuropsychology assessment and intervention. 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 advice on management of complex disability, for both inpatients and outpatients. 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. A strong academic track record or interest in clinical research is highly desirable.

 

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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. Edgar Chan, edgar.chan1@nhs.net (Tel: 020 3448 3292).

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