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Lead Psychologist

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Lead Psychologist to work in an exceptional hospital based in the Willenhall, West Midlands area.

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



This hospital cares for adults of working age with acute mental health care needs within a safe, therapeutic environment





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*To be considered for this position you will full registration as a Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council HCPC

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As the Lead Psychologist your key responsibilities include:



  • Work closely with the hospital director/director of clinical services/medical director to implement an innovative and evidence-based psychology pathway across the hospital, and ensure the implementation of a high quality psychology department

  • Be responsible for individual and group interventions, diagnostic and cognitive assessments, MDT working, risk assessments, facilitate staff reflective practice sessions and will be requested to design and deliver training

  • Working with a dynamic multi-professional team leading the development of individual formulations and psychological assessment

  • Support the development and delivery of behavioural and other psychological interventions for service users and provide appropriately guidance to reduce risks, aid recovery and independence

  • You will be working for an organisation where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork and personal development, where you will have continuous access to a range of training opportunities to move your career forward



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



  • You will have experience and knowledge in carrying a service users caseload, including assessing service users with personality disorders, autism and associated challenges, and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatment within a mental health setting

  • Be a confident leader

  • Keen to support the development of others

  • Understand the dynamics of working in both hospital and other healthcare environments and having the ability to offer help to those who need it in a compassionate way



The successful Lead Psychologist will receive an excellent salary up to £55,000 per annum DOE.

This exciting position is a Part Time role working 15 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

  • Life Assurance

  • Free meals while on duty

  • Carefirst - Employee Assistance Services

  • Continuous learning and development

  • Bike Scheme

  • Career development

  • Personal health insurance

  • An employee assistance programme

  • Free car parking

  • Voluntary Benefits

  • Employees are given an additional day off for their Birthday



Reference ID: 5418


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