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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/09/2020.


Job Reference: J265-1184

Elysium Healthcare
Starting From £45,000 + Benefits

If you are an experienced Psychologist looking for a rewarding job, where you can make a difference and change lives for the better, then join the team at Arbury Court and enjoy support from a regional network of psychologists.

You will be working in an environment where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork and CPD, with continuous access to a range of training opportunities to move your career forward.

Reporting directly to the Lead Psychologist, you will be responsible for individual and group interventions, diagnostic and cognitive assessments, MDT working and risk assessments. You will also facilitate staff reflective practice sessions and be requested to design and deliver training.

As a Psychologist, you will have experience and knowledge in carrying a service user’s caseload, including assessing complex needs and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatments to support their care plans.  

You will have continuous access to a range of training opportunities to move your career forward. Also, you will enjoy exclusive Elysium including High Street and online discounts, pension contributions, free meals on-site, and wellbeing support. Who doesn’t like a free massage at work?

Role - Psychologist 

Location - Warrington, Cheshire

Salary - From £45,000 + Benefits 

Hours - 37.5, Full-Time

Your responsibilities:

  • Act as a psychologist for a ward and/or group of service users (locally or regionally) as directed by the Lead Psychologist. Be accountable for the formulation, delivery, and evaluation of the psychological assessment and treatment pathway of these service users. 
  • Undertake focused psychological interventions with service users as recommended through the CPA process, as specified in the department’s service delivery agreement under the co-ordination of the Lead Psychologist or designated other.
  • Undertake HCR-20 risk assessments for the service user group. 
  • Undertake other risk assessment reports as specified by the department’s service delivery agreement under the co-ordination of the Lead Psychologist or designated other.
  • Develop an evidence base for effective treatment of service users as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Evaluate effectiveness and communicate as required. 
  • Assess service users using appropriate psychometric measures; interpret and report results accurately under the co-ordination of the Head/Lead Psychologist or designated other.
  • Provide supervision to psychologists in training, according to the professional guidelines and regulations of the British Psychological Society and relevant division, under the coordination of the Lead Psychologist.

To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • BPS recognised psychology degrees
  • HCPC Registration
  • Appropriate post-graduate qualifications 
  • Skills to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Knowledge of SPSS or similar statistical package, word processing, and computer skills 
  • Experience of applying psychological knowledge to a forensic or psychiatric setting 
  • Experience of working with clients with cognitive deficits  

Where you will be working:

Location: Arbury Court, Townfield Lane, Winwick, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 8TR

Join the multidisciplinary team at Arbury Court and provide care and treatment for adult women in medium, and low secure, and psychiatric intensive care PICU) environments, who have Personality Disorder and Mental Health conditions.

Rehabilitation and recovery at Arbury Court focuses on care being ‘person-centred’ as opposed to ‘disease-centred’.

The service is located just off the M62 jnc 9 in Winwick, which benefits from good transport links, making it easy to commute to from most local areas between Liverpool and Manchester.

What you will get:  

  • Annual salary
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more. 

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. 

Each and every employee is valued and supported, as everyone has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is only with the dedication, passion and hard work from staff that excellent care programs that truly benefit the service users can be delivered.

With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium. 

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person’s individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure.

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