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Psychologist Assistant

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Mayfield House, 45 Wake Green Road, Moseley, Birmingham, B13 9HU

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time


£10 per hour



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

Located close to Moseley Village, Mayfield House provides individualised care for women recovering from severe and enduring mental health illness.

Our aim is to help residents regain skills and develop positive risk-taking in order to move into education and employment.

We look at what can be achieved for each person, their abilities, interests and needs. We work within a positive environment to encourage confidence, bring structure, inclusion and opportunity in their lives.

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a Assistant Psychologist to work with our female patients. As part of your role, you will be responsible for providing high quality clinical assessments. You will support with the delivery of a full ward programme which will include facilitating groups and managing a case load of patient for individual therapy sessions. You will use a range of psychological therapies including dialectical behavioural therapy. You will be involved in  Risk Assessments and Management. There will be emphasis on providing comprehensive and specialist  assessments, intervention packages to patients to help them develop resilience, make sense of past life events, improve attachment to relationships, make sense of emotional , behavioural and developmental difficulties that can result from experience of abuse, neglect, maltreatment and/or adversity. You will have the opportunities  to work creatively and flexibly to develop and implement innovative practice and service developments as well as working from established evidence base.  You will also be responsible for completing CPA reports, inputting data on Carenotes, completing 12 week timetable.  

Role requirements:

  • Assistant Psychologist with a degree in Psychology with a 2.1 with some knowledge of mental health services.
  • Strong focus on service development, service evaluation, cascading psychological thinking, developing and delivering teaching, training and group work.
  • Flexible to work weekends and bank holidays.
  • To attend ward rounds, CPA's.
  • You will receive clinical supervision.
  • To Complete Pre-Admission Assessments for Patients.
  • To ensure a high standard of evidence-based psychology care is consistently delivered to patients.
  • To ensure that a safe, cost effective service is provided.
  • To act as a role model and patient advocate, ensuring a positive patient experience for all. To be responsible for Information Governance standards.
  • Promote good relationships with patient, relatives, public, other care organisations and all members of the multidisciplinary care team.
  • To ensure audit compliance (CQC).
  • To carry out clinical supervision to Assistant Psychologist.
  • • Promote good communication skills written and verbally

In return for your expertise and hard work, we offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)
  •  Private Medical Insurance Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Free meals while on duty
  • Carefirst – Employee Assistance Services
  •  Continuous learning and development
  •  Childcare vouchers
  • Career development
  •  Personal health insurance
  • An employee assistance programme
  •  Free car parking (at most sites)
  • Voluntary Benefits

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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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