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Psychologist

A great new job opportunity has arisen for a dedicated Psychologist to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Edgbaston, Birmingham area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers



This special hospital is a rehabilitation and recovery service for females with complex mental health needs, including schizophrenia and bipolar disorders.

Some may have co-morbid conditions such as mild learning disabilities, alcohol and drug use and borderline personality disorder



As the Psychologist your key responsibilities include:



  • Be responsible for providing high quality clinical assessments

  • You will support with the delivery of a full ward programme which will include facilitating groups and managing a case load of patient for individual therapy sessions

  • Use a range of psychological therapies including dialectical behavioural therapy

  • Will be involved in Risk Assessments and Management

  • Delivering full programme for groups and individuals for therapy primarily using DBT/CBT, Risk Assessments and Management

  • Work creatively and flexibly to develop and implement innovative practice and service developments as well as working from established evidence base

  • Will be supported by an Assistant Psychologist and you will be responsible for their clinical supervision

  • Responsible for completing patient reports, inputting data on care notes, completing 16 week timetable



The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:



  • Minimum of 2 years experience in working in mental health services

  • Promote good communication skills written and verbally

  • Ensure audit compliance (CQC)

  • Able to show a can-do attitude always



The successful Psychologist will receive an excellent salary of £50,000 pro rata DOE.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 30 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:



  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme

  • Free meals while on duty

  • Carefirst - Employee Assistance Services

  • Continuous learning and development

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Career development

  • Personal health insurance

  • Free car parking (at most sites)

  • Voluntary Benefits



Reference ID: 2623


To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV