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Psychologist - Specialist Personality Disorder Service

Reference

PRI23126

Location

Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal, 100 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, SK8 3DG

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

£55,000 per annum

Hours

37.5 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

Priory Hospital Cheadle Royal is opening an exciting new specialist service in 2018, providing care for female patients aged 18 years and over, with a diagnosis of emotionally unstable personality disorder.  The 10-bedded unit is currently under construction and will offer a bespoke, modern environment in which to provide a full Dialectical Behavioural Therapy model of care to our patients. 

We are looking for an experienced and skilled Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to support the unit in delivering therapeutic care to the women on our programme. Our patients will present with challenging and complex needs, and our aim will be to promote a life worth living, with a supported return through their care pathway back into the community. Experience in working within a DBT model of care would be welcomed, although British Isles DBT training will also be available to the successful candidate.

Job Advert Role Description

Would you like to work in a dynamic, psychologically-minded team, responsible for opening a new service at Cheadle Royal?  How about gaining therapeutic training, experience and expertise in working with women with complex mental health challenges? 

 

We are looking for proactive, enthusiastic Clinical Psychologist to support the unit in delivering therapeutic care to the women on our programme. Our patients will present challenging and complex needs, and our aim will be to promote a life worth living, with a supported return through their care pathway back into the community. 

 

Reporting to the Lead Psychologist (Adult Services), you will be responsible for developing and delivering innovative interventions and will have excellent skills in engaging with patients.  You will enjoy working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and will be fully involved in developing this new service.  You will have a high level of knowledge and skills in assessment and intervention with people with complex mental health needs, drawing flexibly on a range of models, theories and approaches in your work. Equally important to the role is the provision of consultancy, supervision and training to colleagues and participation in research, evaluation and service development as appropriate.

 

Experience in working within a DBT model of care would be welcomed, although British Isles DBT training will also be available to the successful candidate.

 

If you are interested in applying for this position you will apply through jobs.priorygroup.com

 

We look forward to you joining our team here at Cheadle!

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

FPD_Clinical_Psychologist_PS_and_JD_2018.docx

Closing Date

30/11/2018