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Clinical Psychologist

Posted 24 Jan 2018

Closing date 26 Mar 2018

Murdostoun BIRC & NCC

Up to £41,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday).

Murdostoun is a 45 bed Campus facility providing services for acquired brain injury and complex neurological conditions including behaviours that challenge. We are registered with Healthcare Improvement Scotland and the Care Inspectorate and have a “very good” rating.

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Murdostoun offers individual assessments, treatment and rehabilitation within a structured environment utilising a bio-psychosocial model. This enables the client and the interdisciplinary team to collaboratively reduce risk and barriers to social inclusion while enhancing the principles of person-centred care, working in partnership with our client’s families, their referrers and commissioners. In addition the services offer long-term residential placements to clients with complex brain injury or neurodisability including those who require neuro palliative nursing care. Our multidisciplinary team works closely with health boards and social services throughout Scotland to provide a seamless pathway of care.

The centre is located midway between Glasgow and Edinburgh. Eight miles from the M8 and seven miles from the M74. Wishaw, Cleland and Hartwood stations all close by. Glasgow International Airport and Edinburgh International Airport, both a 45 minute drive away Your role will be pivotal within this dynamic team. This exciting and dynamic role will mean you are responsible for working as a key part of the multidisciplinary team and for holding your own clinical case load. Huntercombe can offer you a rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member of our team and every day you’ll be able to make a difference to the lives of our patients and residents, supporting and encouraging them to achieve their goals and ambitions.

Key responsibilities & duties

Work experience & qualifications

As a Clinical Psychologist working in our Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre you will:

  • •Hold HCPC registered with a postgraduate doctoral level training in Clinical Psychology
  • Have knowledge and skills in two or more distinct psychological therapies, including CBT Be competent in the selection, administration and interpretation of a range of cognitive assessments to inform formulation
  • Have knowledge and skills in neuropsychology
  • Demonstrate skills in the use of complex methods of psychological assessment, formulation, treatment and evaluation
  • Display skills in providing consultation to other professional and non-professional groups
  • Have doctoral level knowledge of research methodology, design and complex data analysis
  • Have gained knowledge of mental health legislation
  • Display a high degree of professionalism in the face of frequently highly emotive and distressing problems, verbal abuse and the threat of physical abuse
  • Have well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex and highly sensitive information to patients, their families and carers, and other professional colleagues within and outside the company
  • Show the ability to plan and prioritise workload, and work under pressure

Benefits

In return we offer you:

  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay, (up to a maximum salary of £50k)
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts •Opportunities for training and development
  • Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Statutory Requirements

An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please click Apply now.


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Clinical Psychologist Band 7

Posted 24 Jan 2018

Closing date 26 Mar 2018

Frenchay BIRC

Band 7 – Full Time £31,383 - £41,373

37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

This is an exciting time to come and join our expanding Psychology Team within FBIRC. We are looking for an enthusiastic and innovative Clinical Psychologist to take up this important role within our neuropsychological rehabilitation service. You will be joining an established team of a Consultant Neuropsychologist, two Clinical Psychologists and an Assistant Psychologist, and will work closely within a friendly and dynamic interdisciplinary team.

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You will join a well-established Department of Neuropsychology at North Bristol NHS Trust, benefitting from the support of neuropsychology colleagues, and the wider neuroscience community including the Institute of Clinical Neuroscience, which has close links with the University of Bristol.

The post offers a friendly and supportive working environment, and a commitment to ongoing training and professional development. Support will be given to the post-holder to pursue the Division of Neuropsychology Qualification in Clinical Neuropsychology (QICN).

Key responsibilities & duties

As a Clinical Psychologist working in our Specialist Brain Injury and Neurological Care Service your main duties will include:-

  • Neuropsychological assessment
  • Cognitive rehabilitation and approaches for managing challenging behaviour
  • Playing a key role in the provision of a high quality, evidence-based service.
  • Planning, implementing and monitoring interdisciplinary rehabilitation plans
  • Working with groups and families as well as a direct clinical caseload of patients
  • Providing advice, training and consultancy to the inter-disciplinary team
  • Clinical audit, clinical governance and research will also be a component of your role

Work experience & qualifications

To join The Huntercombe Group as a Clinical Psychologist you will:-

  • Possess Post-graduate doctorate level training in Clinical Psychology
  • Be a HPC registered Clinical Psychologist
  • Have specialised knowledge of neuropsychological disorders, neuroanatomy and neurological conditions
  • Have an advanced(doctoral level) knowledge of research design and methodology including data analysis as practised within the field of clinical psychology
  • Have experience of working with a range of client groups, presenting a range of clinical severity, in a range of care settings, including in-patient and outpatient work
  • Be in possession of well-developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, highly technical and clinically sensitive information to patients, families, carers and other professional colleagues, both within and outside the NHS setting
  • Have the ability to provide and/or identify appropriate support to carers and staff managing individuals with complex cognitive or behavioural deficits
  • Have a desire to expand your professional development and support organisational change
  • Have a legal right to work in the UK

Benefits

In return we offer you:

  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay, (up to a maximum salary of £50k)
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Opportunities for training and development
  • Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Statutory Requirements

An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please click Apply now.


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Clinical or Counselling Psychologist

Posted 24 Jan 2018

Closing date 26 Mar 2018

The Huntercombe Hospital Stafford

Up to £48,000 per annum

37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday)

Working with The Huntercombe Group is rewarding and varied. Through our “Conversation into Action” programme we actively encourage our employees to get involved and to drive organisational change for the better.

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We are looking for a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to assist in the building of a NEW team, who has the ability to work autonomously within the context of a multi-disciplinary team, who will contribute to the development and delivery of a clinical psychology service, providing highly specialist psychological assessment, intervention and treatment with a particular focus on systemic and family work.

Most patients and residents are referred via NHS and local authorities. We play an integral part in contributing to new models of care outlined in the Five Year Forward View.

Key responsibilities & duties

As a Clinical or Counselling Psychologist working in our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) your main duties will be:-

  • To provide specialist psychological assessments of clients
  • Exercising autonomous professional responsibility for the formulation and implementation of plans for the formal psychological treatment and/or management of a client’s mental health
  • To be responsible for implementing a range of psychological interventions for individuals, carers, families and groups
  • Exercising autonomous professional responsibility for the assessment, treatment and discharge of clients whose problems are managed by psychologically based standard care plans.
  • Communicating in a skilled and sensitive manner, information concerning the assessment and formulation and treatment plans of clients under care and to monitor progress during the course of both uni - and multi-disciplinary care
  • Receiving regular clinical professional supervision from a senior clinical psychologist and, where appropriate, other senior professional colleagues
  • Undertaking project management, including complex audit and service evaluation, with colleagues within the service to help develop service provision.

Work experience & qualifications

To join The Huntercombe Group as a Clinical or Counselling Psychologistyou will:-

  • Hold a current HCPC registration as a Psychologist
  • Hold a post-graduate doctorate in clinical psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996 or those in lateral transfer) as accredited by the BPS
  • Have eligibility for charted status with the BPS
  • Be able to provide evidence based practice of improving patient clinical outcomes
  • Have the ability to teach and train others using multimedia materials
  • Have an understanding of and practical application of psychology models
  • Be flexible and adaptable, well organised and able to manage time and workload effectively in line with the needs of the service
  • Have a desire to expand your professional development and support organisational change
  • Have a legal right to work in the UK

Benefits

In return we offer you:

  • A thorough induction programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
  • Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
  • The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme
  • Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay, (up to a maximum salary of £50k)
  • 2 weeks paid paternity leave
  • Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
  • Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
  • A range of staff discounts
  • Opportunities for training and development
  • Access to Myfamilycare services which provides support and information at critical life events including access to experts and emergency care services
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

Statutory Requirements

An enhanced DBS (England) or PVG/Disclosure Scotland (Scotland) Disclosure will be required for all successful applicants. Costs will be met by the Company.

If you like what you have read, are dynamic, forward thinking and keen to learn, with a confident ‘CAN DO’ approach in all you do, please click Apply now.


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