Psychologist

Posted 7 February by Caritas Recruitment

Band 7 Older People Mental Health Clinical Psychologist

Doncaster Locum

(Part time or Full Time)

Job Purpose

To provide a clinical psychology service to clients, providing specialist psychological assessment and therapy. In addition to this you will offer advice and consultation on client's psychological care to non-psychologist colleagues; be expected to work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the Service, Trust policies and procedures; and to utilise research skills for audit, policy and service development and research within MHSOP.

About the Role

This post involves performing effectively as a Clinical Psychologist in a multi professional context and providing specialist psychological assessments of clients referred to the Team based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources including psychological and neuropsychological tests, self-report measures, rating scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with clients, family members and others involved in the client's care

You will be working with a client group of older people with the diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders such as dementia.

Requirements

In order to be a suitable candidate you need to:

  • Have a Psychology degree or BPS equivalent
  • Be HCPC registered as a Psychologist.
  • Two years post-qualification experience as a practitioner psychologist
  • Experience of working with a wide variety of client groups especially older people.
  • Experience of providing specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals contributing directly to client's formulation, diagnosis and treatment plan.

Next Steps

If you're interested in this role forward an up-to-date copy of your CV.

Application questions

Are you HCPC Registered?
Can you attand a face to face interview?
Do you have experience working with older poeple in Mental health?
Can you work for a minimum of 30 hours?
Have you previously worked in a similar position?

Reference: 34416739

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