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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 07/01/2022.

Clinical/Forensic Psychologist

Job Reference: J265-3511

Elysium Healthcare
£45,000 (DOE) + Benefits

If you are an experienced Psychologist looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then this role might be for you.

You will work 37.5 hours a week alongside a multidisciplinary team at TheFarndon Unit, a purpose-built low secure hospital which offers personalised assessment and recovery-based treatment pathways, including a trauma specific pathway, for women with complex care needs.

As an experienced Psychologist, you will have experience and knowledge in carrying service users caseload, including assessing service users with complex needs using psychometric measures, interpreting and reporting results to the Lead Psychologist and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatments.

Under the coordination of the Project Lead, you will manage and evaluate group and individual programmes, liaise with the wider team to review the results of the programmes and support the development of evidence-based practices, strategies and policies.

You will enjoy support from a regional network of Psychologists and will be part of an environment where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork and CPD, where you will have continuous access to a range of training opportunities to move your career forward.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Conducting research, and publishing and presenting work to required standards under the co-ordination of the Lead Psychologist
  • Developing links with other organisations to support service user care plans
  • Assisting with research requests, inputting to universities and accommodating visitors as required by the Lead Psychologist or designated other

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • BPS recognised psychology degrees
  • HCPC Registration
  • Chartered Psychologist status and appropriate post-graduate qualifications is desirable
  • To be an approved supervisor within the guidelines of the BPS and relevant division is desirable
  • Understanding of evidence-based psychological practice
  • Experience of applying psychological knowledge to a forensic or psychiatric setting
  • Experience of working with clients with cognitive deficits is desirable
  • Previous experience of conducting research and project working

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £45,000 (DOE)
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off!
  • 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 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.

UK Registration

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

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