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Clinical Psychologist

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Burton Park, Warwick Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0RD

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


Depending on Experience


30 hrs p/wk

Job Advert - Division Information

Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?

We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort.  So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.


Job Advert Location Description

Burton Park is part of the Priory Brain Injury care pathway, which boasts extensive Brain Injury Services offered across 13 sites throughout the UK.

Priory Brain Injury Services (PBIS) provide highly specialised treatment programmes for people with acquired brain injury (ABI) grounded on national guidance and research; from acute medical rehabilitation and neurobehavioral rehabilitation through to long-term continuing care.

The diversity of our services allows a seamless care pathway for our patients as their rehabilitation needs change. Priory's Brain Injury Services is focused on using data to inform best practice, individualise care plans and measure patient outcomes

PBIS has been successfully delivering neurobehavioral rehabilitation and making a positive difference to people’s lives since 1985 to people with ABI, whose challenging behaviour prevents attainment of their maximum rehabilitation potential and personal autonomy.

Burton Park is a 50 bedded inpatient specialist neuro-rehabilitation service for treating and discharging people with complex neuropsychiatric needs.  The site is split across 3 units:


•  Warwick Lodge is currently undergoing a full refurbishment and is due to open in June 2018. It will specialise in providing support and care for people living with Huntington’s Disease.

•  Cleves Lodge specialise in ABI (including slow stream rehabilitation) and neuro behavioural disability

•  Dalby Unit - Female only unit, specialising in ABI or Progressive Neurological Conditions


Burton Park employs the full multidisciplinary range of services to provide rehabilitation and/or stabilisation of mood and behaviour. We provide individual treatment programmes with time-lined goals and objectives to support the resident to achieve optimum rehabilitation or behaviour stabilisation, to achieve their potential and to work towards successful, sustainable discharge.


Job Advert Role Description

Our Clinical Psychologist role involves supporting the Lead Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist in:

-Overseeing the specialised neurobehavioural rehabilitation programme

-Delivering clinical neuropsychology into the service

-Actively engaging with and contributing to appropriate local networks

--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 Burton Park 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 Clinical Psychologist, 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


Professional Competencies & Experience

  • Strong interest in and ideally with some post doctoral training in Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Experience of delivering clinical neuropsychology input to neurorehabilitation services for people with ABI
  • Experience of working with severe challenging behaviour
  • Advocate of positive behaviour support frameworks such as neurobehavioural rehabilitation
  • 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
  • Experience in identifying, measuring and reducing risk behaviours


Personal Skills & Qualities

  • A professional who can form positive relationships with a range of internal/external stakeholders to effectively deliver a quality service

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.


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.

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