An amazing job opportunity has arisen for a motivated Psychologist to join an exceptional mental health service. As a Psychologist you will be working for a company which is rated highly and has an excellent reputation in the Leeds area.
This special service supports women over the age of 18 who have complex emotional and mental health problems associated with significant risk behaviours. Typically they have a diagnosis of personality disorder or a severe mental illness
As a Psychologist your day to day duties include:
To contribute to the development and maintenance of the highest professional standards of practice, through active participation in internal and external CPD training and development programmes, in consultation with the Clinical Director
To contribute to the development and articulation of best practice in psychology across the service, by continuing to develop the skills of a reflexive and reflective scientist practitioner, taking part in regular professional supervision and appraisal and maintaining an active engagement with current developments in the fields of clinical and forensic psychology and related disciplines.
To maintain up to date knowledge of legislation, national and local policies and issues in relation to both the specific patient group and mental health.
To ensure that in all aspects of professional activity (e.g. communication with patients, relatives, and colleagues as well as in the assessment, development/ delivery of interventions) issues of diversity such as race, culture, identity, gender and sexuality are sensitively considered and incorporated to reflect individual differences appropriately.
An ideal Psychologist you must have these skills as they are beneficial for this position:
To provide specialist psychological assessments to patients within the Directorate based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources including psychological and neurological tests, self-report measures, rating scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with patients and others involved
To formulate and implement plans for the psychological treatment and/or management of a patient’s mental health problems, based upon an appropriate conceptual framework of the patient’s problems, and employing methods based upon evidence of efficacy.
To be responsible for implementing a range of psychological interventions, individual and group, within and across teams employed individually and in synthesis, adjusting and refining psychological formulations drawing upon different explanatory models and maintaining a number of provisional hypotheses.
To evaluate and make decisions about treatment options taking into account both theoretical and therapeutic models and highly complex factors concerning historical and developmental processes that have shaped the individual.
To contribute directly and indirectly to a psychologically based framework of understanding and care to the benefit of all patients of the service.
To undertake risk assessment and risk management for individual patients and to provide advice and training to other professions on psychological aspects of risk assessment and management.
The successful Psychologist will receive an excellent annual salary of £45,000 per annum. This exciting position is for 37.5 hours a week. In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:
Company Pension Scheme
Enhanced Maternity package
Group Life Assurance Scheme
Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme
Employee Assistance Programme
Eye test vouchers
Free meals on duty
Free on-site parking
Dedicated Wellbeing Team
Professional registration fees
Salary continuation scheme
Service related annual leave
To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Psychologist and registered to HCPC
Reference ID: 3775
To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Sharon Stuart on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to email@example.com
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