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Location
Grafton Manor, Church Lane, Grafton Regis, Northampton, NN12 7SS
Priory Group Division
Healthcare
Vacancy Type
Fixed Term - Part Time
Salary
48000.00
Hours
30
Job Advert - Division Information

Partnerships in Care is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK. With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.

 

Job Advert Location Description

Grafton Manor provides highly specialised neuro-behavioural rehabilitation for men and women aged 18 years and older, with an acquired brain injury, including traumatic brain injury and strokes. The rehabilitation programme at Grafton Manor is particularly aimed at helping people who have experienced cognitive, behavioural and emotional changes as a consequence of brain injury to ensure they can access all areas of rehabilitation.

The site, set in a quiet village in peaceful countryside, includes an attractive, historic and purpose-fitted cottage called The Chantry, a flat and a studio flat. We also have two community houses situated in Kingsley just outside of Northampton. The split consists of:

Grafton Manor - 13 beds
The Chantry - 5 beds
Cottage, Flat and Studio flat - 3 beds
Community Houses in Kingsley - 6 beds

This established care pathway of 27 beds enables people with acquired brain injury to maximise their independence at any stage of their post-acute recovery journey.

Job Advert Role Description

Our Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist role involves:

 

  • Offering clinical leadership to and overseeing the specialised neurobehavioural rehabilitation programme
  • Delivering clinical neuropsychology into the service
  • Actively engaging and contributing to appropriate local networks
  • Forming positive relationships with commissioners of services
  • Ensuring the suitability of referrals made to the service quickly, efficiently and helpfully
  • Overseeing the routinely collated service level clinical outcome measures to make certain that Grafton Manor is effective, and where necessary identify areas for continual improvement in the quality of the therapeutic programme
  • Contributing to the supervision and specialist training of members of the transdisciplinary team
  • Establishing and maintaining a research culture within the service.

 

To be successful as Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, you’ll need

Professional Qualifications & Memberships

  • Recipient of a BPS accredited and HCPC approved Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or equivalent
  • Registered as a Clinical Psychologist with the HCPC
  • Chartered Member of the BPS and member of the Division of Neuropsychology
  • The ideal candidate would have undertaken post doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology and be entered on the BPS Special Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists

 

Professional Competencies & Experience

  • Track record of effectively delivering clinical neuropsychology input to neurobehavioural rehabilitation services for people with ABI with severe challenging behaviour
  • Acknowledged as having expertise in, and an advocate of, neurobehavioural rehabilitation
  • Advanced skills to assess, formulate, intervene and evaluate complex cases, requiring the ability to manage multifaceted information, working in conjunction with service users and the transdisciplinary team, and drawing from a range of applicable therapeutic, evidence-based psychological therapies

-Track record in identifying, measuring and reducing forensic risk behaviours in ABI

Personal Skills & Qualities

  • A professional who is able to positively influence a range of internal/external stakeholders to effectively promote and market Brain Injury Services
  • A professional who can work with the Lead Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist in setting standards, producing recommendations and communicating these

What we would like to give you:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Care first – Employee Assistance Services
  • Continuous learning and development
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  • An employee assistance programme
  • Voluntary Benefit

 

 

Division DBS info

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.

Job Description
Consultant_Psychologist.pdf
Closing Date
28/02/2018

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