Clinical Psychologist

  • Elysium Healthcare
  • Charlwood, Horley RH6, UK
  • Jan 13, 2021
Full time Healthcare & Medical Clinical Psychologist

Job Description

Are you a Clinical Psychologist looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a difference and change lives for the better? If so, join the team at Farmfield Hospital in Charlwood and enjoy support from a regional network of psychologists.

You will be working at Farmfield Hospital, which is a large purpose-built medium secure service for adult men 18+ with a forensic background and enduring mental health illnesses such as personality disorder, substance misuse issues and behaviours that challenge.

Reporting directly to the Lead Psychologist, you will be responsible for individual and group interventions, diagnostic and assessments, treatments, MDT working, risk assessments and giving psychological advice to support service users on their road to recovery.

As a Clinical Psychologist, you will have experience working within a psychiatric setting and knowledge in clinical, forensic or counseling psychology as you will carry a complex caseload of service users with risk behaviours, including assessing their needs and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatments to support their care plans.

You'll be a part of 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.

Your responsibilities:
Participate fully with the multidisciplinary team and ensure that the service users are 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.

You will have a positive, problem-solving approach and contribute towards the service development initiatives

Carrying out research projects
To be successful in this role, you'll need:
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.

Knowledge of risk assessments, including HCR-20

Experience of providing specialist assessments and interventions

Experience using CBT, DBT or ACT
What you will get:
Annual salary of £42,000

The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!

Free meals and parking

Wellbeing support and activities

Career development and training

Pension contribution

Life Assurance

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.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

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.