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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 09/06/2020.

Qualified Psychologist

Job Reference: J103-A-20-20650

Cygnet Health Care
£42,000 - £45,000pa DOE

Cygnet is one of the UK’s largest provider of specialist services in education, mental health rehabilitation and learning disabilities, is looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as a Psychologist. We work in close partnership with the National Health Service, providing a step down service for NHS patients detained in secure facilities or acute settings. Cygnet emphasis on intensive psychiatric rehabilitation provides clients with a step-by-step programme to return to the community or suitable long-term placement.

Cygnet Delfryn House:

Delfryn House hospital is a 28 bed hospital specialising in psychiatric mental health rehabilitation for men. It provides state-of-the-art facilities and a multi-disciplinary treatment programme designed to assist patients with their return to independent living. The buildings have been designed with rehabilitation in mind allowing a dynamic flow for patients with easy access to the multi-disciplinary team (MDT). Both services have dedicated clinical teams to provide a multi-disciplinary input including occupational therapy, psychology, psychiatry and vocational training

Job Role:

You will be an enthusiastic and committed Clinical/Forensic Psychologist joining a progressive Multi-Disciplinary team providing a high quality psychology service for men with severe and enduring mental health needs within an in-patient setting. The successful candidate will ideally have experience in a comprehensive range of psychological therapies, risk assessment, training and supervision. The candidate will also be expected to take a lead in the design and implementation of individual and group psychological treatment programmes. You will need the ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team. Experience of working within in-patient services would be an advantage although support is available for newly qualified psychologists. In return we offer a competitive salary, a supportive work environment and CPD opportunities.

Full induction training is given. You will also learn from some of the most dedicated and inspirational people in our profession and just like our service users you will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support. We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits.

Candidate Profile:

You will be a strong team player, confident and motivated and well organised. Patience and commitment are essential, but above all you’ll be someone with a genuine desire to help others.

Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cygnet is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the young people and service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cygnet is an equal opportunities employer.

Please note vacancy may close prior to this date if a large number of applications are received.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the current Resident Labour Market Test which will be in place until the end of December 2020. UK Visas and Immigration requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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