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Clinical or Forensic Psychologist - Full Time /Part Time

Cygnet Health Care
Competitive salary
Closing date
15 Sep 2021
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Job Details

We are currently recruiting a Clinical or Forensic Psychologist to join our team at Cygnet Hospital Woking in Surrey.

Cygnet Hospital Woking is a CQC rated 'Good' service that offers a range of secure mental health services for men and women. Cygnet Lodge Woking, our sister hospital close by, provides a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men and extends our care pathway.

The Opportunity...

The post-holder will work closely with the Head of Psychology and have a key role in providing highly specialist psychological assessments, interpretation from psychological tests, semi-structured interviews, individual and group therapy. You will also consider potential risks and social needs of the client group, relevant to their diagnosis.

You will provide a high quality psychology service to a range of clients on Picasso Ward - a 21 bed high dependency inpatient mental health rehabilitation unit for females. The service is delivered in a purpose-built therapeutic environment, where the focus is on maximising positive outcomes and recovery.

This role will be working as part of an established interdisciplinary team comprising of; a Consultant Psychiatrist, a Specialty Doctor, an Occupational Therapist, Nurses and Health Care Support Workers. You will be expected to offer psychological insight and knowledge around the clinical area and provide consultation about the psychological care of the client group to staff, families and other agencies.

As a HCPC Registered Psychologist, you will have a key role in the training and clinical supervision of Assistant Psychologists, Volunteers and Psychology Trainees/Students on site. You will also have involvement in audit, policy, service development along with the assessment and interpretation of outcomes.

You will have...


A Doctorate Level Qualification (BPS route or equivalent) in Clinical / Forensic Psychology along with HCPC Registration OR be within6 months of obtaining HCPC Registration

Experience within adult mental health and knowledge of psychological assessment, treatment and therapies

The ability to work effectively as part of an inter-disciplinary team

  • Training and supervision experience

Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...

  • Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 (Dependingon Experience)
  • Free parking and a free shuttle bus service from Woking train station
  • Free use of gym facilities
  • Cygnet discounts at Tesco and many more shops
  • Company pension scheme
  • NHS and employee discount scheme
  • Free meals
  • Internal / external CPD and research opportunities
  • Expert clinical supervision and peer support
  • Opportunities to train in additional therapies, broaden experience and enhance service development


Contracted hours: up to 40 per week, Monday to Friday. We will also consider applications from those who are seeking part time hours / flexible working arrangements.

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

What next?

CygnetHealth Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years.

If you care about making a difference - we want to talk to you!

Click the link to apply.

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