Clinical Associate Psychologist Trainee – Apprenticeship

Type: Apprentice
Region: Eastern

Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities Entry requirements: You must meet the entry requirements to the Clinical Associate in Psychology Degree Apprenticeship as specified by UEA, have the right to work in England and have valid and eligible residency status to meet the criteria for apprenticeship funding in accordance with Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) rules. You will also need to have experience relevant to working in health, mental health and/or psychological service setting. You must also be able to travel for work purposes. During the course you will be at your work base for half of the week. The other half of your week will be spent attending the course. The course will involve approximately 50% face to face teaching at UEA in Norwich and 50% remote learning. Responsibilities: Please refer to the attached job description and person specification for full details of responsibilities. To provide brief psychological interventions (BPIs) and maintain a clinical caseload, under supervision. To support the psychology team and wider team in psychological assessment, care planning and the delivery of evidence-based interventions. To assist the psychology team in the development of individual or group clinical materials/training materials, such as the development of treatment manuals and group interventions. To lead the collection, analyses and presentation of outcome measures to support the case for proving the clinical and cost effectiveness of psychological therapies in the team. To support the team in delivering, managing and evaluating other psychological interventions, such as psychology groups. To act in a manner that supports a psychologically informed framework for the service Develop the ability to professionally deliver psychological assessments, formulations, interventions and research within defined scope of practice. Use applied service research and evaluation to inform interventions. Work with individuals and groups with complex needs. Act as a psychological resource providing support to the wider health or social care teams Develop ability to deliver treatment interventions developed with a Clinical Psychologist who will review practice through supervision.. Develop ability to conduct risk management assessments and evaluations. Maintain a compassionate, caring and safe care environment Develop a range of psychological treatments working within defined scope of practice, whilst the supervising Clinical Psychologist retains overall clinical responsibility, reporting to a Clinical Psychologist in terms of psychological assessment, formulation and intervention. Develop understanding of how to analyse and appraise the range of cognitive-behavioural and other psychological assessment methods used within applied clinical practice to underpin assessment, drawing on formulations in psychological theory, providing a clinical framework describing an individuals problem and/or needs, whilst providing a rationale for how problems have developed and are maintained.

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