Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Posted 16 January by Smithson Gray Ltd

Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Up to £65,000 pro rata

Part time 3 days per week

Horsham

Smithson Gray are delighted to working with a specialist care provider for children and young adults with profound physical disabilities, acquired brain injury and autism for their service in Horsham.

This service provides care and support to adults with acquired brain injury. They service provides specialist rehabilitation based upon a psychology model for people to gain their independence. The service users have a range of cognitive, physical and/or emotional symptoms following a severe brain injury.

As a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, you will provide clinical services at a high level of expertise, supporting and advising colleagues on all issues concerned with neuropsychological clinical practice. You will provide strategic professional leadership within the service by ensuring the planning and development of a systematic response to service need. You will formulate and implement plans for brain injury rehabilitation and assess adults with neurological disease or injury, utilizing information from a broad range of structured psychometric and semi-structured clinical methodologies.

Duties

  • To provide specialist psychological assessment of adults with acquired brain injury
  • To be responsible for providing a specialist psychological perspective in the multi-disciplinary assessment of service users and their families.
  • To teach psychology to other professions and trainees of other professions in the collaboration with other professional tutors and teachers.
  • To participate in multi-disciplinary meetings concerned with the delivery and development of clinical services and contribute a psychological perspective as appropriate.
  • To remain informed of and critically evaluate current research to support evidence-based practice in own professional work and to contribute this perspective in the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To participate in regular clinical supervision and to negotiate further specialist supervision, development and training with the consultant neuropsychologist.
  • Participate in regular support and supervision from line management
  • The post holder will be expected, at all times, to be familiar and comply with the written policies, procedures and guidelines for good practice, issued by the company

Requirements

  • Have a post-graduate doctorate in clinical psychologist (or equivalent) accredited by BPS
  • Hold a HCPC registration.
  • Extensive experience within Clinical Neuropsychology/ Brain Injury Rehabilitation and experience of managing qualified clinical psychologists and other clinical staff.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with complex emotive subjects with a range of audiences, including those with communication difficulties
  • Ability to work as part of a Multidisciplinary Team, taking a leadership role of required.
  • Ability to integrate complex multi-factorial clinical information into a formulation, utilising a variety of psychological perspectives

Package

My client is looking to pay a salary of c£65,000 per year plus benefits which will be discussed further at interview

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Required skills

  • Clinical Supervision
  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Psychologists

Reference: 33629165

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