Clinical Psychologist

Appoint Group Recruitment
£40,000 - £49,999
03 Jun 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Clinical Psychologist

Permanent - Full Time

Up to £42500 depending on experience

Currently we are recruiting for a clinical psychologist for our locked rehabilitation and recovery unit. Our provision provides a positive service for men, we stabilise the symptoms of mental illness and develop positive self management and independent skills to enable a successful discharge into the community.

This exciting opportunity has arisen to work with adult males of working age in a locked rehabilitation environment. Working with a full Multi-disciplinary team, you will form part of an important decision making process, completing the relevant assessments, supporting the nursing team in carrying out psychologically informed assessments and have the opportunity to work both in groups and individually with service users.

Our service supports service users through their journey from being supported in a treatment and assessment environment, through the community facing ward and into a community simulated environment where they have the opportunity to practice all their learned skills safely prior to discharge. There are numerous opportunities for the right individual to develop their practice further through CPD and training and also to define the quality of the service being offered.

Responsibilities include:

* Receives and responds promptly to referrals undertaking assessments to determine and plan an effective therapy programme for assigned clients using appropriate and relevant treatments, activities and interventions.
* Facilitates individual and group therapy sessions within the given field of therapy ensuring activities and interventions continue to meet the needs of the client, and are consistent with the provisions detailed in the client's therapy plan.
* Manages an assigned caseload within agreed timescales ensuring regular interaction and communication with clients, professional colleagues and clinical staff.
* Maintains accurate and up-to-date records in the form of case notes, case files, clinical reports, computerised information systems and other associated documentation presenting and sharing relevant information and knowledge concerning assigned clients with professional and clinical colleagues at regular MDT meetings.
* Leads and co-ordinates professional and clinical colleagues, providing psychotherapeutic advice and guidance, and assists with the analysis of statistical data and information for research and audit purposes.
* Identifies, evaluates and implements new and improved methods, techniques and interventions based upon best practice and evidence based research. The role holder is a member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team.

Essential Requirements:

* The role holder will have professional practice experience gained within their chosen field of therapy
* The role holder will require a relevant Masters degree as a minimum, and a recognised post-graduate qualification
* HCPC registered

If you would like to apply for this position please email your CV to [... Click Apply...] or call [... Click Apply...].


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