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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 26/01/2022.

Registered Clinical/Forensic Psychologist

Job Reference: J265-3909

Elysium Healthcare

Are you a Registered Clinical or Forensic Psychologist looking to join a dynamic and creative multidisciplinary team?

Whether you are a Registered, Senior, Principal or Consultant grade Psychologist, join the team at Healthlinc House, where you’ll enjoy support as you develop your skills and career.

Working 37.5 hours a week, with flexibility in your working practice, you will join Healthlinc House, a 23 bedded service for men and women with Learning Disability and/or Autism, often with additional complex needs, including mental illness and personality disorder. Service users may be detained under the Mental Health Act, with some also having formal forensic histories.

Alongside this service, you will also work closely with the team at Healthlinc Apartments and The Cottage, which are the hospital’s on-site step-down services, which provide residential support for people who may be ready to return to the community.

As a Registered Clinical or Forensic Psychologist, you will have experience in Positive Behavioural Support (PBS) and with the provision of specialist assessment and treatment for people with learning disabilities & autism, co-morbid disorders and trauma histories.

You will be a part of a skilled and experienced multidisciplinary team, including Psychologists, Consultants, Occupational Therapists, Speech & Language Therapists and Nurses. You will be responsible for line managing and supervising Assistant Psychologists and PBS Therapists.

At Healthlinc House, you will enjoy clinical supervision by the Regional Head of the Department and have access to learning opportunities and tailored CPD training. You will be a part of a growing network of Psychologists across Elysium, including Registered and Assistant/Trainee grade Psychologists.

Healthlinc House is situated just outside the cathedral city of Lincoln, in the village of Welton, which enjoys good public transport links and local amenities.

For further information and informal discussion, please contact Paul Mooney (Lead Consultant Psychologist, Assistant Professor & Clinical Lead).

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

  • Registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist and Chartered status with the British Psychological Society
  • Experience in working with clients with complex needs, preferably with LD and Autism. Applications from candidates with less experience but a clear interest in this area may be considered
  • Experience in using psychological models and theories to address a range of clinical and risk issues.
  • Good knowledge of PBS and behavioural approaches will also be beneficial
  • A desire to develop as a clinician and make a positive impact on the lives of your service users

What you will get:

  • A competitive annual salary, depending on experience and grade
  • 38 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 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 80 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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