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Psychology Support Worker

Elysium Healthcare
Competitive salary
Closing date
18 Sep 2021
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Workingin healthcare is more than just a job. It's a chance to change lives. Join the team at The Avalon Centre as a Psychology Support Worker and help some of the most vulnerable people society.
Working 37.5 hours a week, you work shift patterns that include working nights and weekends, 12 hours a day, 3-4 days a week at The Avalon Centre in Swindon,apurpose-built neurological centre for men and women over the age of 18 years, who have an acquired brain injury and may have challenging and complex needs.
Reporting to a Registered Psychologist, you will be guided and supervised to supportand deliver prescribed behavioural programmes to service usersas they begin their recovery. You willassist the Senior Management Team in helping to create a therapeutic interventions to empower recovery.

As a Psychologist Support Worker, you will contribute to assessments, assist with running therapeutic groups and build individual rapports with people to create a safe environment to support their care plans.

Your responsibilities
  • Deliver prescribed behavioural interventions to service users.
  • Support the Senior Management Team in creating and sustaining a therapeutic culture to deliver these interventions.
  • Undertake additional assessments and therapeutic interventions to individuals and groups as directed by theConsultant Clinical Psychologist & Clinical Lead.

To be successful in this role, you'll need
  • A BPS accredited recognised degree in Psychology conferring Graduate Basis for Registration (GBR).
  • Be highly motivated, enthusiastic, confident in giving feedback to service users and staff.

What you will get
  • Annual salary of£18,525- £19,500
  • 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 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 80 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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Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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