|Salary:||£43,414 to £51,805 per annum|
|Placed On:||15th March 2023|
|Closes:||11th April 2023|
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Oxford Cognitive Approaches to Psychosis (O-CAP) group, led by Professor Daniel Freeman, in the Department of Experimental Psychology. We are a large clinical research team working to understand why mental health problems happen and how they can be best treated psychologically. Our key focus is on improving outcomes for patients with psychosis.
Currently located in the Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, we will be moving to the new, purpose-built Life and Mind Building (Home | The Life and Mind Building (ox.ac.uk)) a multidisciplinary research and teaching facility due to open in 2024.
We are seeking a clinical psychologist to contribute to two new large clinical trials of psychological therapies for early psychosis. The post-holder will assist with the set-up and delivery of the trials ensuring the successful delivery of trial milestones and supervising research assistants. Working with other members of the project teams across the different trial sites, you will work clinically on the treatment developments in Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and neighbouring trusts that partner with our group.
The successful candidate will have a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) and an in-depth understanding of the theoretical and empirical foundations of cognitive approaches. As well as a demonstrable knowledge of clinical trials and cognitive therapy, you will have excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills, and the flexibility to work some irregular hours. Although based at Oxford, you are likely to travel throughout the trusts which would be facilitated by having a valid driving licence and access to own or other independent means of transport.
The position will suit a clinical psychologist keen to apply cognitive theory and therapeutic techniques to improve treatment efficacy, and wishing to develop a clinical academic career.
The post is full time and fixed-term for 18 months in the first instance. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies and opportunities, to support team members from varied backgrounds.
All applications must be received by 12.00 midday on 11 April 2023.
You will be required to upload a covering letter explaining how you meet the job requirements, as well as a CV and details of two referees as part of your online application.
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