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Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist / Principal Clinical Psychologist with Brain Injury Rehabilitation Experience

Reference

PRI23956

Location

Grafton Manor, Church Lane, Grafton Regis, Northampton, NN12 7SS

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£48,000 per annum

Hours

Part Time 30 hours per week

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 Brain Injury Services (PBIS) provide specialised care pathways within the Priory for people with acquired brain injury (ABI). PBIS has been successfully delivering neurobehavioural 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.

 

Grafton Manor has a transdisciplinary team composed of psychologists, psychiatrists, therapists, nurses, rehabilitation assistants and support staff.  The Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist provides a key role in the clinical leadership of the programme.

 

Grafton Manor has 27 beds across 4 units including inpatient rehabilitation, transitional rehabilitation and community houses. It can admit patients informal patients or those managed within Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.

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

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.

Closing Date

30/11/2018