Lead Psychologist

Elysium Healthcare
Competitive salary
11 Jan 2021
18 Jan 2021
Role Type
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Are you an experienced Psychologist looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a difference and change lives for the better? If so, join the team at Ty Grosvenor and enjoy support from a regional network of psychologists as you grow your career.

Work alongside the team at Ty Grosvenor on a 14-month fixed-term contract where you will provide care for people with personality disorders and mental health needs in an established and well-run service. You will focus on equipping people with the appropriate skills for community living.

Reporting directly to Louise, the Hospital Director, you will be responsible for individual and group interventions, diagnostic and cognitive assessments, MDT working and risk assessments. You will also facilitate staff reflective practice sessions and be requested to design and deliver training.

Whether you are looking to become a specialist or to evolve your practice, you'll be a part of an environment where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork and CPD, including DBT programmes and continuous access to a range of training opportunities to move your career forward.

As a senior member of the team, you will have previous DBT training and experience as you lead DBT programmes alongside four fully trained DBT therapists at Ty Grosvenor.

Your responsibilities:
  • You will provide psychology assessments (including neuropsychological), formulation and treatments to service users.
  • Conduct risk assessments, formulations and management plans for the multidisciplinary team to implement into their service user's care and recovery plan.
  • You will act as a consultant to professional colleagues on the psychological aspects of assessment, formulation and treatment of service users in a locked setting.
  • To coordinate company audits and to complete service evaluations and research.
To be successful in this role, you'll need:
  • Two years post-registration
  • To be educated to at least Master's Degree level & be registered with the HCPC
  • DBT intensively trained
  • Full membership of an applied division of the BPS and have chartered Psychologist status with the BPS
  • Good knowledge of psychology theory/practice with mental health.
  • Has experience of strategy and development in a forensic experience desired/mental health field
  • Minimum of two years post qualification practice. A proportion of this work needs to have been specialist work with offenders and/or the mentally disordered
  • Experience of managing and supervising staff in a forensic/mental health settinG
What you will get:
  • Annual salary of £52,500 (subject to qualifications)
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

About your next employer You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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