Consultant Psychologist - Dundee

Recruiter
Domus Recruitment
Location
Dundee
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Fantastic Healthcare provider seeking full time Consultant Psychologist to work within their highly specialised clinical hospitals, to provide psychological assessments for adults with Learning Disabilties and Autism. The post holder will be reporting to the Regional Operations Director to support and develop high quality practice and contribute to the professional development of staff, research and dissemination of understanding, knowledge and good, evidence- based practice.
Main duties:

• To formulate plans for formal psychological interventions based upon an appropriate conceptual framework of the client's problems
• To ensure that all members of the Clinical Team have access to a psychologically based framework for the understanding and care of clients of the service.
• To contribute to multidisciplinary risk assessment and risk management for relevant individual clients and to provide both general and specialist advice for psychological aspects of risk assessment and management
• To provide clinical and professional supervision to qualified and assistant psychologists working in the service.
• To provide specialist clinical placements for trainee Clinical Psychologists.
• To provide specialist advice, consultation and training and clinical supervision to other members of the team for their provision of psychologically based interventions.
• To ensure the development and articulation of best practice in psychology within the service area. To ensure the highest standards of clinical record keeping including electronic data entry and recording, report writing and the responsible exercise of professional self-governance, in accordance with professional codes of practice of the British Psychological Society and Danshell policies and procedures.

Key requirements:

• Post-graduate doctoral level training in Clinical Psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) as accredited by the BPS
• Highly developed knowledge of the theory and practice of specialised psychological therapies in specifically difficult to treat groups (e.g. people with additional disabilities and severely challenging behaviours etc)
• Evidence of continuing professional development as recommended by the BPS
• Skills in providing consultation to other professional and non-professional groups

If you are interested in this Consultant Psychologist role then please forward your up to date CV quoting KSM – CLPSY – DNSLL – 4459 to kimberley.smith@domusrecruitment.com or call me on 01628 630104 to discuss things further.

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