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Assistant Psychologist

Reference

PRI34346

Location

Beverley House, 527-529 City Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B17 8LL

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£10 per hour

Hours

15 hours

Job Advert - Division Information

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.

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 clincial 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 invididual 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 

Job Advert Role 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.

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 clincial 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 invididual 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 difficulites that can result from experience of abuse, neglect, maltreatment and/or adversity.  You will have the opporturnity  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 supervsion.

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 superivison 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

•           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

Division DBS info

About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.

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. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

Closing Date

31/01/2020