Consultant Psychologist - Dundee

Recruiter
Appoint Group
Location
Dundee
Posted
12 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Consultant Psychologist Dundee£55000 - £60000 (plus Car Allowance)Full TimeWe are recruiting for a consultant Psychologist for a full time permanent position on behalf of our client.Our client care and support adults living with a learning disability or autism in specialist hospitals and residential services throughout the UK.Their purpose is to make a positive difference to the people and their families by delivering person-centred health and social care that helps our service users to fulfil the things they want out of life.Our client sets high standards for the staff teams and they want people who are compassionate, trustworthy and resilient but most importantly, put the service user at the centre of all they do.So what will the job involve?You will ensure the systematic provision of high-quality psychological service to service users in Scotland and exercise your responsibility for systematic governance of psychological practice with the team.A major requirement of the job is to act as a highly specialist resource to the wider professional community and to carry out audits, policy and service development as well as research activities and/or programs.As a specialist within your field, you will propose and implement policy to promote service development alongside the multi-disciplinary team.Based at a private Hospital in Dundee, the successful candidate will provide Psychology cover to all of our clients services in Scotland.Benefits include:25 days annual leaveLength of service awardsFully paid comprehensive induction training for all new startersTravel assistance to offsite trainingPension schemePaid DBS/PVGFree on-site parkingCourtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shiftShopping and entertainment discount schemeCycle to Work schemeChildcare vouchersLife insuranceEmployee assistance helplineClient InformationSituated in a residential area of Dundee, this hospital provides assessment and intervention for up to ten people with learning disabilities and/or autistic spectrum disorder, as well as complex needs and behaviours. The team can also support those who have additional mental or physical health needs, as well as those who have been detained under the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act. People come to the hospital from a home environment, supported living or residential service due to an illness or a crisis in their life. They may also come following a stay at an NHS or other specialist learning disability service, including a secure service.If you would like to apply for this role please email your CV to Jody.Greaves@appointgroup.co.uk or call 01489774218.

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