Senior Clinical Psychologist

Posted 16 January by Smithson Gray Ltd

Senior Clinical Psychologist
Up to £45,500
Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes.

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 Senior Clinical Psychologist, you will provide specialist psychological assessments of adults with acquired brain injury and formulate plans of specialist treatment. You will provide psychological advice and therapeutic approaches which are to be incorporated into the service user’s individual plans and oversee the psychological aspects. You will undertake psychologically based risk assessment and risk management as well as provide advice on the psychological aspects of risk to the team.

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
· Degree in Psychology, accepted by BPS for Graduate Basis Registration (GBR) or equivalent
· 1 + years experience working with children and young adults with ABI.
· 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£45,500 per year plus benefits which will be discussed further at interview

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Required skills

  • Brain Injury
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Disabilities
  • Physiology
  • Acquired Brain Injury

Reference: 33628868

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