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Psychologist

Reference

PRI47800

Location

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

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Part Time

Salary

£50,000 pro rata)

Hours

15

Job Advert Role Description

Located close to Moseley Village, Mayfield House is a 7 bedded unit, which 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 qualified individuals/or people waiting to qualify as a Psychologist to work with our female patients for 15 hours per week. . As part of your role, you will be responsible for providing high quality clincial assessments. You will support with the delivery of 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. Deliverying full programme for groups and invididuals for therapy primarily using DBT/CBT, 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 patient reports, inputting data on Carenotes on the system.

Role requirements:

• Strong focus on service development, service evaluation, providing psychological consultation, expert opionion, cascading psychological thinking, developing and delivering teaching, training and group work

Flexible to work weekends and bank holidays.

To provide clinical, professional and managerial leadership to the MDT team and ward. To be responsible for the day-to-day pyschology support. 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).

• Promote good communication skills written and verbally.

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

• Annual leave 25 days pro rated

• A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

• Private Medical Insurance Scheme

• Continuous learning and development

• An employee assistance programme

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

20/05/2021