Are an experienced Clinical/Forensic Psychologist looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a difference and change lives for the better? If so, join the team at Sturt House and enjoy support from a regional network of psychologists.
You will be working in an environment where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork and CPD, with continuous access to a range of training opportunities to move your career forward.
Reporting directly to the Lead Psychologist, you will be responsible for individual and group interventions, diagnostic and cognitive assessments, MDT working and risk assessments. You will also facilitate staff reflective practice sessions and be requested to design and deliver training.
As a Clinical/Forensic Psychologist, you will have experience and knowledge in carrying a service user's caseload, including assessing complex needs and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatments to support their care plans.
Role - Psychologist
Location - Walton-on-the-Hill, Surrey KT20 7RQ
Salary -Up to £35,000 (Depending on experience) + Benefits
Hours - 37.5, Full-Time
To support the provision of psychology services in a specified area, in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams, and under the direction and supervision of a Senior/Principal/Consultant or Lead Psychologist.
Participate fully with the multidisciplinary team and ensure that the service users is fully engaged in their care pathway.
To support clinical team working, including both direct interventions and the delivery of staff training programmes.
To support the clinical team and area of service in developing new initiatives and ways of working.
To work with internal and external agencies to enhance treatment pathways for service users.
Work effectively as a team member, ensuring the timely delivery of psychological assessment and interventions within the service area.
Maintain and evidence standards of competence as defined by the HCPC and BPS.
To supervise Assistant Psychologists, as directed by the Lead Psychologist.
To be successful in this role, you'll need:
Effectively communicates, at both written and oral level, complex and sensitive information, taking into account the recipients.
Knowledge of legislation and its implications for the profession and the groups we work with.
Training and supervision experience
British Psychological Society or a recognised training body qualification
Registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist and Charterable status with the British Psychological Society.
Experience (either pre-training, on training, or subsequently) of working with clients with complex needs that are relevant to the population in the service area.
Experience using CBT skills to address a range of clinical issues.
What you will get:
Competitive annual salary
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Enhanced Maternity Package
There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.
Where you will be working:
Location: Sturt's Lane, Walton on the Hill, Surrey, KT20 7RQ
You will be working at Sturt House, a recovery-focused, rehabilitation unit providing specialist mental health treatment for males aged 18 and over. Working as part of a team, you will provide individualised care and treatment utilising least restrictive practice principles and safe practice to support Service Users in their recovery.
Sturt House is committed to delivering a high standard of care, with the Service User encouraged and supported to be actively involved in the development and review of their treatment and pathway in accordance with their own abilities.
Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.