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Psychologist

Employer
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Leeds
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
18 Sep 2021
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Job Details

If you are an experienced Psychologist who is looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a difference and change lives for the better, then join the team at Spring Wood Lodge and enjoy support from a regional network of psychologists.

Working 37.5 hours a week alongside a service that supports women over the age of 18 who have complex emotional and mental healthconditionsassociated with significant risk behaviours. Typically they have a diagnosis of personality disorder or a severe mental illness.

You will be responsible for individual and group interventions, diagnostic and cognitive assessments, MDT working, risk assessments, facilitate staff reflective practise sessions and will be requested to design and deliver training.

As a Psychologist, you will have experience and knowledge in carrying a service users caseload, including assessing women with mental health conditions, and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatment within mental healthcare service.

You will be working at an organisation where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork and CPD, where you will have continuous access to a range of training opportunities to move your career forward.

Your responsibilities
  • Supporting the provision of psychology services in a specified area, in collaboration with multidisciplinary teams
  • Participating fully with the multidisciplinary team and ensuring that the service user is fully engaged in their care pathway
  • Supporting clinical team working, including both direct interventions and the delivery of staff training programmes
  • Supporting the clinical team and area of service in developing new initiatives and ways of working
  • Working with internal and external agencies in order to enhance treatment pathways for service users

To be successful in this role, you'll need
  • Accredited post-graduate qualification in psychology
  • Registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC) (or qualification pending)
  • Post-registration experience is desirable, though not essential
  • Experience of working with people with mental health conditions

What you will get
  • Competitive annual salary
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals on duty and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package
  • Flexible working opportunities

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 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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