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Principle Psychologist

Reference

PRI62633

Location

The Priory Hospital Enfield, 15 Church Street, Edmonton, London, N9 9DY

Priory Group Division

Healthcare

Vacancy Type

Fixed Term - Full Time

Salary

Up to £50,000

Hours

37.5

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

Priory Hospital Enfield is a 53 bed hospital in the Borough of Enfield and is situated with very good transport links. The site provides services in both a forensic setting (male medium secure & low secure) and acute services (mixed sex). The hospital can cater for up to 53 patients at one time across the four wards, and the responsibility for staffing the hospital is of vital importance. 

Benefits of working on site includes free and secure parking, excellent transport links to Central London (via the Overground which is one minute walk from the site) as well excellent links to the M25 via the A10. Free meals are provided to all staff and you will be entitled to the Priory’s excellent benefits package.

Job Advert Role Description

We are looking for a HCPC Registered Forensic Psychologist or Clinical Psychologist with Forensic experience.

Main Duties:
• To undertake specialist clinical duties contributing to assessment and treatment of patients.
• To provide Psychological Therapies for with personality disorder /mental disorder/intellectual disability and complex trauma, developing specialist psychological formulations and assessments of patients with complex presentations, formulating plans for treatment and implementing specialist psychological interventions for individuals and groups.
• To provide specialist psychological assessments of patients based on appropriate analysis, interpretation, and integration of complex qualitative and quantitative data.
• To administer and interpret assessments of cognitive and emotional functioning as required and to assist the multi-disciplinary team in diagnosis, problem formulation and the planning/development of an appropriate treatment plan.
• To plan, implement, and evaluate individual and group treatments, informed by formulations of patients’ problems based on appropriate theoretical and therapeutic models and best practice guidelines.

Essential
•           You will be registered with the HCPC as a practitioner psychologist and preferably be BPS Chartered.
•           You will have experience of and/or an interest in rehabilitation and the recovery of patients in a forensic setting.

Desirable
•           To have clinical supervision training.
•           To have training in two or more distinct psychological therapies.
•           To have skills in individual and group work and in program planning.
•           To have skills in the use of complex methods of psychological assessment to inform the psychological formulation and intervention.
•           To have well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, verbally and in writing, complex, highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information.

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.

Priory maintains that vaccination remains our very best line of defence against COVID-19 and believes that our colleagues working with vulnerable individuals have a professional duty to be vaccinated.  As part of our wider infection control efforts, and to meet our commissioner and customer requirements, we continue to record vaccination status for all colleagues and we therefore request that you disclose this information as part of your application.  Your vaccination status will not affect any offer of employment and will be held in line with GDPR requirements.  We thank you for your understanding. 

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

31/05/2022