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Assistant Psychologist

Employer
CareTech UK
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Jul 2021

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

All Hallows Neuro Rehabilitation Centre is set in an acre of grounds on the Norfolk/ Suffolk boarder offering 29 placements for male and female adults who require nursing, personal care and rehabilitation programs as a result of their long-term neurological conditions including acquired brain injury.

All rehabilitation programmes are personalised and tailored to meet the individual's nursing and therapy requirements, with a focus on their activities of daily living with short and long-term goal setting. Included in the service are transitional flats which promote independent living to achieve greater independence and personal choice, whilst having the nursing and therapy team input where required.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Assistant Psychologist to join the Psychology Department whose key functions include: contributing to psychological assessment and psychological interventions under the supervision of a Consultant Neuropsychologist; undertaking clinically relevant audits; collecting, analysing and reporting on a range of statistics; collaborating on agreed research projects; and devising and undertaking teaching and training of staff.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person, working mostly Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm; however, flexibility is essential in order to meet the needs of the service and therefore occasional evening work maybe required. Weekend and Bank holiday working is not required.

The applicant must have at least a 2:1 degree in Psychology and GBR.

The applicant should have previous experience of working in a clinical setting and excellent verbal and written communication skills. It would be desirable if the successful applicant were a car driver due to the community aspects of this role.

Any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Free meals are provided when on duty.

AN APPLICATION FORM MUST BE COMPLETED IN ADDITION TO SENDING YOUR CV, this will be forwarded to you on receipt of your application.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £21,500.00 /year

Closing date 26/07/2021

CareTech Community Services Ltd is a provider of specialist social care services supporting 5000 adults with a wide range of needs in more than 300 services across the UK. Committed to the highest standards of care and governance, we provide innovative care pathways for people to live in community settings with learning disabilities, severe physical disabilities, autistic spectrum disorder, challenging behaviour, mental health, forensic needs and acquired brain injury within a range of settings including, supported living services, shared housing, residential services and outreach. We encourage people to take control of their lives - this could be finding employment, having an active social life, learning new skills or building self-confidence.

Upholding the values of the organisation: PERSON-CENTRED FRIENDLY INNOVATIVE POSITIVE EMPOWERING.

Caretech offer - Stakeholder Pension Scheme, employee assistance helpline, flexible additional holiday and Share Save

Due to the nature of the position, successful candidates will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure prior to commencement of employment. The disclosure expense will be met by Caretech.

* Some of our roles require male or female employees only, where this is indicated it is a genuine occupational requirement, in accordance with the Equality Act 2010.

Due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact every applicant. We will be in touch 7-10 days after receipt of your CV if progressing your application to the next stage.

CareTech Community Services are proud to advise that they are a Disability Confident Leader.

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