I am working with a highly collaborative service who are looking for a qualified and experienced Clinical Psychologist to join their service. The service are looking for a qualified Clinical Psychologist or to work within a unique setting specialising within Adult Acquired Brain Injury.
With this opportunity you will work for a renowned specialist service that are especially focused on getting the most out of their patients. You will work to provide high quality services supporting people to move forward with their lives, which will allow you to take your next step within neuropsychological or neurorehabilitation services whilst gaining valuable experience to become an expert in this field!
Working in a service like this helps make the role that much more enjoyable because you will have the opportunity to work in a leading service specialising in the neurorehabilitation of adults, so that you can take pride in the work you do.
Your responsibilities would be:
To provide specialist psychological assessment of adults with acquired brain injury referred to location of unit and related services, utilising and interpreting information from a variety of sources including psychological and neuropsychological tests, self report scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with service users, family members and others involved in the service user's care.
To formulate and implement plans of specialist psychological treatment or management of service user's neuropsychological and mental health problems based on a multi-factorial psychological understanding and current evidence-based best practice.
To undertake a range of psychological therapeutic and rehabilitation interventions, drawing on a range of psychological models and employing a range of modalities (individual, family and group) adapted and tailored to the needs of the individual and the context and ongoing evaluation of the outcomes of the intervention.
To undertake psychologically based risk assessment and risk management for relevant service users and provide advice on the psychological aspects of risk to the multi-disciplinary team.
Current registration as a Clinical Psychologist
Post-graduate, doctoral level training in Clinical Psychology
Experience of working with a wide variety of patient groups, across the whole life course presenting problems that reflect the full range of clinical severity including maintaining a high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing problems, verbal abuse and the threat of physical abuse.
Experience of the application of clinical psychology assessment, intervention and outcome measures with patients with neurological conditions.
Experience of working at a specialist/highly specialist clinical psychologist level in neurological rehabilitation setting.
Competitive pay rates and annual leave entitlements
Contributory pension scheme
Personalised learning and development programme
Career progression opportunities
Opportunity to participate in shaping our services and our future as we go through our exciting period of growth
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