Psych careers week

Psych Careers Week: A Spotlight on Psychology roles in the NHS

2:00pm - 4:00pm / Tuesday 17th November 2020
Type: Open Day / Category: Department
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PLEASE NOTE: THIS EVENT IS ONLY OPEN TO STUDENTS STUDYING WITHIN THE SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY

The NHS train and recruit for a variety of psychological professions including psychological wellbeing practitioners, psychotherapists and psychologists in areas from clinical to counselling.

Join representatives from different NHS Trusts who discuss their own career paths and will share details of opportunities for Psychology graduates within their areas. Panellists will provide first-hand insights in to what the roles involve, valuable tips for the application process and advice for gaining the skills and experience required.

Panellists will include:
- Dr Amanda Thornton (Clinical Lead) - Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System (ICS)
- Andrew Morris - Cheshire & Merseyside Mental Health Programme (Countess of Cheste)
- Dr Jemma Hill (Clinical Psychologist) - East Lancashire Child & Adolescent Services (ECLAS)
- Ruth Keeler (Strategic Lead ICS Careers and Engagement) - University Hospitals Morecambe Bay NHS Trust (MBHT)

If you are unable to attend the session but would like to put a question to the panel, please do so by adding a comment to this event.