Head of Psychology

Cygnet Health Care
11 Feb 2018
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you a dynamic and ambitious Psychologist looking for your next leadership challenge? Do you want to join an established team and an organisation that truly lives its values?

As part of one of the UK’s largest independent providers of mental health care, Cygnet Hospital Bury is a fantastic place to build your career, with opportunities available across 14 specialist wards, offering a range of mental health services including specialist Deaf, Personality Disorder and Tier 4 CAMHS services. With a motivated and forward-thinking vision for the hospital, there is no better time to join the team. You’ll be working in a friendly and supportive environment, with an absolute focus on providing the very best patient care. Cygnet Hospital Bury works closely with NHS England, NHS Wales, Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS Provider Trusts, other NHS authorities, Local Authorities and individuals and their families to create and provide packages of treatment, rehabilitation and care which give the best possible chance of positive outcomes.

We are currently recruiting for a Head of Psychology, to lead the Psychology department and deliver high quality psychological assessments and treatments within our services and support business development with the Hospital Senior Management team to promote our services across the UK.

As Head of Psychology, you will provide clinical input and hold a client caseload within a specific area/team. You will provide operational and clinical leadership to the Psychology team, supported by the Senior Psychologists. You will provide professional guidance and exercise lead responsibility for the systematic governance of psychological practice within the service. Furthermore, you will utilise skills for audit, policy and service development and propose and implement policy changes.

As a growing organisation, with exciting plans for the future, we are passionate about driving employee development and supporting our staff’s wellbeing.

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