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Clinical/Forensic Psychologist

Job details
Posting date: 29 October 2020
Salary: £55,000 per year
Additional salary information: + Benefits
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 28 November 2020
Location: Wellington, Somerset, TA21 9AD
Company: Elysium Healthcare
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 1598_1603996940

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Summary


Are you an experienced Clinical/Forensic Psychologist looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a difference and change lives for the better? If so, join the team at Wellesley Hospital and enjoy support from a regional network of psychologists.


Join the multidisciplinary team at Wellesley Hospital providing care to men and women with mental health conditions a in a modern and purpose-built hospital with low and medium secure environments.


As a Clinical/Forensic Psychologist, you will have recent experience with supporting people with complex mental health needs and will be able to carry a service user's caseload, including assessing complex needs and designing and delivering specialist clinical/forensic psychological treatments to support their care plans.

You will be responsible for individual and group interventions, diagnostic and cognitive assessments, MDT working and risk assessments. You will also facilitate staff reflective practice sessions and take an active role in designing and delivering training to the MDT, including Psychologists and Assistant Psychologists.


At Wellesley Hospital, you'll be a part of an environment where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork and CPD, with continuous access to a range of training opportunities to move your career forward.

Your responsibilities:



  • Participate fully with the multidisciplinary team and ensure that the service users is fully engaged in their care pathway.

  • To support clinical team working, including both direct interventions and the delivery of staff training programmes.

  • To support the clinical team and area of service in developing new initiatives and ways of working.

  • To work with internal and external agencies to enhance treatment pathways for service users.

  • To supervise Assistant Psychologists, as directed by the Lead Psychologist.


To be successful in this role, you'll need:



  • British Psychological Society or a recognised training body qualification

  • Registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist and Charterable status with the British Psychological Society.

  • Experience of working with people with complex mental health needs.

  • Experience using CBT skills to address a range of clinical issues.

  • Clinical/Forensic experience.


What you will get:



  • Annual salary of up to £55,000

  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!

  • Free meals and parking

  • Wellbeing support and activities

  • Career development and training

  • Pension contribution

  • Life Assurance

  • Enhanced Maternity Package


There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.


About your next employer


You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.


Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.


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