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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/09/2021.

Bank Psychologist

Job Reference: J265-2709

Elysium Healthcare
£24.65 (Inclusive of 12.07% Pay uplift)

Are you a Registered Psychologist looking for a rewarding career, where you can pick up available shifts that suit you? If so, join Elysium's staff bank at Farmfield Hospital in Charlwood and enjoy support from a regional network of psychologists as you change lives for the better.

You will be working at Farmfield Hospital, which is a large purpose-built medium secure service for adult men 18+ with a forensic background and enduring mental health illnesses such as personality disorder, substance misuse issues and behaviours that challenge.

During your bank shifts, you will report directly to the Lead Psychologist, where you will assist in individual and group interventions, diagnostic and assessments, treatments, MDT working, risk assessments and giving psychological advice to support service users on their road to recovery.

As a Bank Psychologist, you will have experience working within a psychiatric setting and knowledge in clinical, forensic or counselling psychology as you will support service users with risk behaviours, including assessing their needs and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatments to support their care plans.

Your responsibilities:

  • Participate fully with the multidisciplinary team and ensure that the service users are fully engaged in their care pathway
  • To support the clinical team and area of service in developing new initiatives and ways of working
  • You will have a positive, problem-solving approach and contribute towards the service development initiatives

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

  • British Psychological Society or a recognised training body qualification
  • Registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist and Charterable status with the British Psychological Society.
  • Knowledge of risk assessments, including HCR-20
  • Experience in providing specialist assessments and interventions
  • Experience using CBT, DBT or ACT

What you will get:

  • Hourly wage of £24.65 (Inclusive of 12.07% pay increase)
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Mandatory training
  • Flexible Working

There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers 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. 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 an 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.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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