Clinical / Forensic / Counselling Psychologist

Recruiter
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Colchester
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
20 Jun 2021
Ref
J103-A-21-26731
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Are you an outstanding Clinical/Forensic/Counselling Psychologist with a passion for delivering high quality care?

Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

With us, you'll have the chance to progress your career as part of a dynamic, supportive team.

We need a Clinical/Forensic/Counselling Psychologist who's passionate about helping people with a range of complex mental health needs.

Maximising positive outcomes & recovery for ourpatients-it's a challenging, satisfying vocation.

So if you care about making a difference - every day - we want to hear from you.

Cygnet Hospital Colchester:

Cygnet Hospital Colchester, formerly known as Fairview Hospital, is a 54 bed service providing a range of intensive support and rehabilitation services for men with learning disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or mental health needs.

Your Day-to-Day...
  • You'll be working 40 hours a week
  • Work as a team Psychologist within a multidisciplinary team (MDT)
  • Carry out psychological assessments & provide therapy to individuals & groups
  • Collaboratively develop care plans with the MDT
  • Provide training & supervision to colleagues, & consultation to teams
  • Evaluate the service, contribute to its development & carry out clinical research
  • Disseminate outcomes via conference presentations and publications.

We are looking for someone who is...
  • A HCPC registered Clinical/Forensic/Counselling Psychologist with experience in a clinical forensic or mental health setting
  • Preferably trained in complex therapies such as Schema focused, Cognitive Analytical and DBT
  • Passionate about working with people with a range of complex mental health needs
  • Capable of treating difficulties such as self-harm, physical & verbal aggression, history of sexual offending and drug & alcohol problems.

Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...
  • Strong career progression opportunities into management roles
  • Monthly reflective practice, & support with CPD opportunities
  • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • "Cycle to work" scheme & employee discount saving.

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Ready to make a positive change?

Please click on the 'apply now' link below.

Join us!

In this role you'll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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