Head of Psychology Department

Recruiter
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Nottingham
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
20 Jun 2021
Ref
J103-A-21-26734
Role Type
Apprenticeship
Start Date
Ongoing
Duration
Permanent
Are you an outstanding Psychology leader 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 in a dynamic, supportive team.

We need a dedicated, accomplished Head of Psychology with excellent leadership skills.

Maximising positive outcomes & recovery for ourclients-it's a challenging, satisfying career.

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

Cygnet Hospital Clifton:

Cygnet Hospital Clifton is a 24 bed specialist low secure service for men with a personality disorder, who also present with complex mental health needs and challenging behaviours. We are looking for an experienced, dedicated, ambitious HCPC practitioner psychologist to lead our psychology service.

Your Day-to-Day...
  • Lead the development, evaluation & management of the psychology service
  • Manage, train, supervise & support team colleagues
  • Work within a multidisciplinary team (MDT)
  • Ensure quality & compliance with internal & external standards & regulations
  • Provide expert knowledge & support within the service & to the wider clinical team
  • Carry out psychological assessments, develop care plans & provide both group and individual therapy
  • Carry out clinical research & disseminate outcomes via presentations and publications.
  • You'll be working[40]hours a week

We are looking for someone who is...
  • A HCPC registered Psychologist with demonstrable previous professional practice experience
  • Preferably trained in complex therapies such as Schema focused, Cognitive Analytical and DBT, EMDR, MBT.
  • An effective people, time & task managerwith excellent communication & leadership skills
  • Passionate about working with people with a range of complex mental health needs
  • Knowledgeable and experience of forensic risk assessment, and risk management, for a range of clinical presentations.
  • Experience of supervising and line managing psychology staff / clinical teams.

Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...
  • Strong career progression opportunities
  • Monthly reflective practice, & support with CPD opportunities
  • Expert 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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