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Assistant Psychologist

Posted 26 February by Cygnet Health Care Featured Ended
Give your career a positive change.

At CAS Behavioural Health you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients and their families. You’ll be exposed to all kinds of new challenges and responsibilities, to ensure you continue learning and developing as you go.

As part of an organisation with an outstanding reputation for innovation in the sector, you’ll benefit from a vibrant culture tailored to help you thrive, whatever your level or career goals.

Make a big difference to your career and to patient care with us.

We are seeking an Assistant Psychologist to join our team on a full time basis at Alders in Gloucester.

Alders Clinic is a specialist service that supports up to 20 women with personality disorders within a Locked Rehabilitation Service providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation across three discrete clinical areas. It is a psychologically informed and planned service, delivered within an operational framework developed specifically to meet the needs of the patients we work with. This means that our inter-personal approach is consistent, boundaried, safe, resilient and clinically directed.

In this role you will:

• Work independently on a day-to-day basis. Your work will be guided by a plan and objectives that are agreed and reviewed by a Qualified Psychologist
• Support the Qualified Psychologist in their day-to-day tasks. Duties will range from helping them to deliver clinical services – such as psychological assessments and interventions to governance and administrative activities.
• Assist with aspects of report writing and project development
• Undertake assessments of relevant psychological characteristics

We're looking for people who have:

• A good level degree in Psychology (BA or BSc)
• British Psychological Society (BPS) Graduate Membership
• Some experience within the healthcare sector
• Experience within a personality disorder / mental health setting is desirable
• A Psychology Masters Qualification (or equivalent) is desirable
• Previous experience in a paid/voluntary Assistant Psychologist role is desirable
• A passion for learning and working as part of a multidisciplinary rehabilitation mental health team
• Good communication skills

In return we will offer you:

• Expert clinical supervision and peer support
• Company pension scheme
• Free meals on duty
• CPD Opportunities
• Opportunity to undertake further learning and development opportunities to suite your career pathway


Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Ready to make a positive change? Please click the link to apply.

On occasion, we may receive significantly more applicants than expected for some of our vacancies. Under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement and therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.

Reference: 34561788

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