Head of Psychology - Clinical/Forensic/Counselling

Recruiter
Cygnet Health Care
Location
London
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
19 Jul 2021
Closes
26 Jul 2021
Ref
J103-A-21-27541
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 vocation.

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

Cygnet Hospital Beckton:

Cygnet Hospital Beckton is a smoke free gender specific hospital for women with complex mental health needs. We accept emergency and planned, pre-assessed admissions. We provide a multi-disciplinary approach, to help service users return home as quickly as possible.

Your Day-to-Day...
  • Lead the development, evaluation & management of the service
  • Manage, train, supervise & support team colleagues
  • Work as a team psychologist 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 therapy
  • Carry out clinical research & disseminate outcomes via presentations and publications.

We are looking for someone who is...
  • A HCPC registered Psychologist with demonstrable previous professional practice experience - Clinical, Counselling or Forensic
  • Preferably trained in complex therapies such as Schema focused, Cognitive Analytical and DBT
  • Minimum 3 years management and clinical supervision of staff experience.
  • Minimum 2 years in a Leadership position
  • An effective people, time & task managerwith excellent communication & leadership skills
  • 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
  • Knowledgeable aboutrisk management, legislation & its impact on service provision.

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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