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Child & Adolescent Psychologist

Reference

PRI34197

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

Job Advert - Division Information

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!

Knowing that you’re making a difference to people’s lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.

 

 

Job Advert Role Description

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

Our unique range of services gives our colleagues the opportunity to develop skills and experience of working with a broad range of mental health conditions across the hospital’s seven wards.

We provide a diverse range of inpatient services, including acute and psychiatric intensive care for adults (including our unique 18-25 year old service), child and adolescent mental health, specialist eating disorder (including day care) and private acute and addictions treatment programmes.  Our multi-disciplinary teams take great pride in delivering personalised treatment programmes to our patients and have established an excellent reputation for providing the highest standards of care.

If you are looking for an employer that’s passionate about supporting your career progression, where you can work as part of a committed, diverse and experienced team, and you share our passion for delivering outstanding care to make a real and lasting difference to patients’ lives, then Priory Hospital Woodbourne is the place for you!

The successful candidate will be accredited with the BABCP 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 Cognitive Behavioural, and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder therapeutic techniques. Some experience or understanding of working with eating disorders would also be beneficial.

We are looking for A Clinical or Chartered 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. Also the role will include providing outpatient therapeutic treatment to adolescents.

Division DBS info

We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:

https://www.priorycareerpathways.com/

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

08/02/2020