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Registered Clinical / Forensic Psychologist




Priory Hospital Arnold, Ramsdale Park, Calverton Road, Arnold, Nottinghamshire NG5 8PT

Priory Group Division


Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time


Upto £45k DOE



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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.

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Priory Hospital Arnold, near Nottingham, provides acute and psychiatric intensive care services to those in need across Nottinghamshire. We work closely with referring Trusts to achieve minimum lengths of stay, and are able to provide an extension to NHS care pathways during times of fluctuating demand. The service offers a multidisciplinary team approach, working collaboratively to support patients through periods of crisis. The hospital comprises of 4 wards, 2 Acute wards and 2 PICU wards with a total of 52 inpatient beds.

Qualified, newly qualified/those awaiting registration and third year trainee psychologist applicants will be considered for this role. Part-time hours will also be considered.

The post-holder will deliver a high quality, evidence based psychological service for males and females across both Acute and PICU settings. With appropriate supervision and support, applicants should be able to: undertake complex assessments and risk assessment, develop comprehensive formulations and deliver specialist individual and group treatments relevant to the service. In addition, they will be required to provide clinical supervision for assistant psychologists, deliver reflective practice and develop and deliver training packages for staff of other disciplines, as required. Candidates should have excellent organisational ability and well developed interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively both orally and in written form.  Being able to work autonomously and also to perform effectively within a multi-disciplinary team is essential.

An interest in conducting clinically relevant research would be helpful. 

Experience of working within ACUTE/PICU settings is desirable.

All applicants must be eligible for registration with the HCPC and will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS and reference check.

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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.


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.

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