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Clinical Psychologist - HIV

NHS AfC: Band 7

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Psychologist Community HIV service
NHS AfC: Band 7
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School Clinic, Morley Street, Brighton BN2 9DH
Brighton & Hove
AFC Band 7 pro rata
21/10/2018 23:59

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust’s 2015 staff survey results are better than average in almost all areas and help rank the trust as one of the top 100 best places to work in the NHS (Health Service Journal). SCFT is the first NHS organisation in Sussex to be a ‘Living Wage Employer’.

The Trust is signed up to the disability confident scheme and we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.


The Community HIV service have a number of Part time posts to work within our integrated specialist Community HIV teams. We have three Afc Band 7 posts

 0.6 in the Crawley & Horsham area

0.6 in the Worthing and Chichester area

0.4 in the Brighton & Hove area

We are looking for highly motivated and experienced therapists to provide a range of specialist psychological assessments and treatments for people as part of the holistic care that we provide. the Brighton area.

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team. Based in our team centres listed above, you will manage a caseload of patients in the community and  will participate in the continual development of the Team, and new model, by understanding and sharing current practices between the professional team members.

You will provide advice and support to other Nursing staff within the team and to partner agencies in the localities. You will also contribute to the development of clinical practice in respect of HIV treatment and care. You will be responsible for effective discharge planning and monitoring of people in the community promoting a self-care model.

 You have excellent communication skills and an in depth knowledge of HIV

We are looking for innovative, enthusiastic and confident practitioners with experience of multi-disciplinary working and preferably with experience with HIV or long term conditions.

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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

Damien Brennan - RMN

General Manager – East Area.

D Block basement

Brighton General Hospital

Elm Grove

Brighton BN2 3EW

01273 696011 x 3568

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