Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Start Date: Unassigned
Location: Buckinghamshire, Buckinghamshire
Role Reference: GB-SM-KS_1542963446
Goodall Brazier is working with a leading healthcare company to assist them in recruiting for a Clinical Psychologists.
Ideally with CAMHS/Learning Disabilities Experience
This is a newly refurbished 13 bed independent hospital, providing specialist inpatient treatment for Children and Adolescent with Mental Health and Learning Disability, Autisim and Tier 4. The new service will specialise in the management and treatment of a wide range of mental health conditions. The hospital will provide a specialist Low Secure environment for young people aged 13-18 years and will consist of a 7 day, 24 hour service fully supported by a Senior Management Team and multi-disciplinary specialist clinicians on site and a school.
Identifies and delivers appropriate and relevant treatments and interventions within the given field of therapy, in order to promote and develop the mental, emotional, physical and social well-being of clients; liaising with family and carers.
- Receives and responds promptly to referrals undertaking assessments to determine and plan an effective therapy programme for assigned clients using appropriate and relevant treatments, activities and interventions.
- Facilitates individual and group therapy sessions within the given field of therapy ensuring activities and interventions continue to meet the needs of the client, and are consistent with the provisions detailed in the client's therapy plan.
- Manages an assigned caseload within agreed timescales ensuring regular interaction and communication with clients, professional colleagues and clinical staff.
- Maintains accurate and up-to-date records in the form of case notes, case files, clinical reports, computerised information systems and other associated documentation presenting and sharing relevant information and knowledge concerning assigned clients with professional and clinical colleagues at regular MDT meetings.
- Leads and co-ordinates professional and clinical colleagues, providing psychotherapeutic advice and guidance, and assists with the analysis of statistical data and information for research and audit purposes.
- Identifies, evaluates and implements new and improved methods, techniques and interventions based upon best practice and evidence-based research. The role holder is a member of the Multi-Disciplinary Team.
- Ensures the services and support provide offers good value for money and supports the overall aim of the site.
Knowledge & Skills
- The role holder will require a relevant Masters degree as a minimum, a recognised post-graduate qualification together with accreditation from the relevant professional institution.
- Psychology GBR
DBT experience is essential
Autisum diagnostic experience preferred/CHAMS
Additional postgraduate qualification/ training
Registered (or eligible) Forensic or Clinical Psychologist with HCPC
Experience working in secure settings is highly desirable.
Please email or call 07584315660 - 01133671206 OR email