Clinical Psychologist

Recruiter
Nothing But Recruitment
Location
Thatcham
Posted
16 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Nothing But Healthcare are looking for a highly motivated individual who is a Forensic Psychologist to join the Department of Psychological Therapies at a Low to medium secure Hospital within Newbury to be apart of the new 14-bedded low secure ; Salary: £48,000 to £50,000 Per Annnnum. Clinical Forensic Psychologist NHS Band 8a/8b equivalent (depending on experience) Hours per week: hours per week This is an exciting and unique opportunity to help develop a specialised within a brand new 14-bedded low secure service for males with a primary diagnosis of ASD. The post holder will form an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team, providing consultation, assessment, and intervention to the service. We are looking for a Clinical Forensic psychologist with experience of working with adults with ASD and/or forensic mental health experience to join our friendly team in secure services. Secure services has a team of psychologists, art therapists, and drama therapists with expertise in working with people with a wide range of presenting difficulties, including violent offender, sex offending, substance use problems, personality disorder, and enduring mental health difficulties. As a Senior/Principal Psychologist you will be: · Autonomous in managing your own caseload, which will involve working with complex service-users. · Attending regular clinical and service development meetings, such as MDT’s, CTR’s, referrals, and other hospital-wide meetings · Be an integral part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team · Providing both long & short-term work, which includes being able to undertake clinical assessments to determine clinical needs & treatment plans. · Providing both individual and group work to the patients on Donnington Ward · Maintaining monthly clinical supervision as well as regular line-management supervision · Providing clinical supervision to the Assistant Psychologist on the ward, in addition to other members of the therapies team, and the provision of reflective practice. · Providing professional advice in finding resolutions to problems/challenges – with the emphasis on improving service-user experience. · Both written & verbal contributions to MDT & CTR process · Supporting the MDT in the development and review of care plans · Offering specialist clinical advice including the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation, and evaluation of programmes of care within the service · Liaison with external agencies to support patient’s care pathways · Contributing to professional development within the team · Contributing to teaching around ASD and PBS. · Contributing to audit and research as directed by the line manager · Please see Job Description and Person Specification for further details. In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits: 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment) and additional day for birthday leave Benefits of working with my client - · A variety of flexible working options · Career development · Support with your revalidation · Company Pension Scheme · We contribute to your pension pot so you don’t have to do all the saving · Enhanced Maternity package · We will pay you £5000 (£1000 on the commencement of leave and £4000 when you return to work) · Group Life Assurance Scheme · Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme · Gives you the opportunity to exchange part of your salary and enter into a contract car hire arrangement for a brand-new car. · Retail Discounts · Provides you access to 1000s of savings and discounts on your everyday purchases at major retailers and top brands. · Cycle-to-Work Scheme · Do your bit for the environment! Select a bike and/or equipment up to £1,000 we buy the bike and lease it to you over 12 months via salary sacrifice · LG Discounts · You can select LG products such as TV’s, fridge freezers, washing machines, dishwashers and tumble dryers at a reduced market rate · Travel Accounts · enables you to book your holiday (up to £1500) as early as possible and spread the cost over 12 months, with no fees. · Tech Products · Employee Assistance Programme · Eye test vouchers · Free meals on duty · Free on-site parking · Professional registration fees · Up to 50 % contribution towards your professional fees · Salary continuation scheme All applications are private and ; So if you are ready to make a change in your career and would like to hear more about this excellent opportunity then please click "Apply now" and send me your CV!

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