Elysium Healthcare (Wellesley Hospital)
Location – Wellington, Somerset
Salary – £38,890 – £44,503 pro rota
Hours – 37.5, Full-Time
- To provide psychological assessments based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources including psychological (and neuropsychological) tests, self-report measures, rating scales direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with clients, family members and others involved in their care.
- To formulate plans for the psychological treatment and/or management of client’s mental health needs based upon an appropriate conceptual framework, and employing methods based upon evidence of efficacy, across the full range of care settings.
- To implement a range of psychological interventions for individuals within and across teams employed individually and in synthesis, adjusting and refining psychological formulations drawing upon different explanatory models and maintaining a number of provisional hypotheses.
- To develop and manage group work programmes and innovative therapeutic approaches. To ensure that appropriate outcome measures are in place.
- To ensure that Psychology practices in the specified area of service maintain the highest standards of professional practice and ethics, complying with clinical governance standards at all times.
- Work effectively as a team member, ensuring the timely delivery of psychological assessment and interventions within the service area.
- Take appropriate action where concerns are raised with regards to the performance or conduct of others.
- Promote and safeguard the well-being and interests of all clients, employees, and visitors.
- Ensuring the confidentiality, security, and accuracy of data and information and compliance with Regulatory guidelines and statutory requirements.
- Maintain and evidence standards of competence as defined by the HCPC and BPS.
- To supervise Assistant Psychologists, as directed by the Lead Psychologist.
- Possess competence in assessing, formulating and working therapeutically with people in the service area.
- Effectively communicate, at both written and oral level, complex and sensitive information, taking into account the recipients.
- Have an up to date knowledge of legislation and its implications for the profession and the client groups we work with.
- Be able to identify and proactive resolve problems and challenges within the service.
- Have registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist and Charterable status with the British Psychological Society.
- Experience (either pre-training, on training, or subsequently) of working with clients with complex needs that are relevant to the population in the service area.
- Annual salary of £38,890 – £44,503
- 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