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Child and Adolescent Psychologist

Reference

PRI27334

Location

Woodbourne Priory Hospital, 21 Woodbourne Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8BY

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time

Salary

Dependent on Experience

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

Set in the leafy suburb of Edgbaston, close to Birmingham City centre, Priory Hospital Woodbourne is conveniently located for access to the West Midlands motorway network and with very good local public transport links. 

 

The hospital provides a diverse range of inpatient services, including acute and psychiatric intensive care for adults aged 18-25 years, Child and Adolescent Mental Health, specialist Eating Disorder (including day care) and private acute and addictions treatment programmes.  With 78 beds across 7 wards, our multi-disciplinary teams deliver personalised treatment programmes to our patients and have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care. 

 

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for A Clinical Psychologist to join our tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, to work within our full multi-disciplinary team comprising of Consultant Psychiatrists, therapists, education tutor, and nursing staff in delivering the highest quality of care to male and female patients ranging from 12 – 18 years of age presenting with acute psychiatric illness.

The successful candidate will be accredited and possess the skills and abilities needed to work within a Child and Adolescent setting, preferably gained through a relevant career history.  Excellent communication and team-working skills are essential. Candidates will be able to undertake intellectual and psychological assessments and have a sound understanding of therapeutic models and approaches. Some experience or understanding of working with eating disorders, Autism and Trauma would also be beneficial.

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

31/05/2019