Job Title: Clinical Psychologist
Location: Country Durham
Hours: Full Time
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Benefits
Benefits Include: Good CQC, 25 days annual leave, Length of service awards, Fully paid comprehensive induction training for all new starters, Travel assistance to offsite training, Pension scheme, Paid DBS/PVG, Free on-site parking, Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift, Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers), Cycle to Work scheme, Childcare vouchers, Life insurance, Refer a friend scheme, paying up to £500 per successful referral.
Recruit by Nature are currently looking for an experienced full time Clinical Psychologist to join a CQC rated 'Good' service private hospital in County Durham which provides assessment and treatment for men and women with a learning disability and complex needs. The team can also support those who have additional mental or physical health needs or complex behaviours, and also individuals who are detained under the Mental Health Act. People come to Whorlton Hall from a home environment, supported living or residential service due to an illness or a crisis in their life. They may also come following a stay at an NHS or other specialist learning disability service, including a secure service.
The Clinical Psychologist Responsibilities:
* Ensure the systematic provision of a high quality psychological service to the organisation
* Work autonomously within professional guidelines while exercising responsibility for the systematic governance of psychological practice within the service/team.
* To act as a highly specialist resource to the wider professional community and to carry out audit, policy and service development and research activities and/or programs.
* To propose and implement policy and service development changes within the organisation as served by the team/service.
Essentials from The Clinical Psychologist:
* Post-graduate doctoral level training in Clinical Psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) as accredited by the BPS
* Assessed experience of working as a qualified Clinical Psychologist, normally within services for people with learning disabilities
* Knowledge of legislation and its implication for both clinical practice and professional management in relation to the client group and mental health.
* Evidence of continuing professional development as recommended by the BPS
* A commitment to the evaluation of services enthusiasm for both multi-professional and uni-professional audit and a wish to continue to develop
With a kind, caring and calm approach, the successful Clinical Psychologist will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to establish and maintain relationships with residents, relatives and colleagues.
If you have the skills, attitude and experience to be successful in this role, we want to hear from you today! Please send us your CV now we will be in contact straight away for further details!
Company: Recruit by Nature
Contact Name: Jessica Tarry