Pulse are working with one of the leading providers of services for adults with a learning disability. This established service are looking to appoint an experienced Consultant Clinical or Forensic Psychologist to a permanent post.
The role is based in a specialist hospital for working-age adults with autism, challenging behaviour and additional complex needs. The successful candidate will be an integral part of an MDT of clinicians and support staff, providing a psychological assessment treatment service as part of a care programme approach.
Provide highly developed specialist psychological assessment
Formulate plans for the formal psychological treatment of a client’s mental health problems
Work as a key member of the MDT and wider professional community
Responsibility for implementing a range of highly specialist psychological interventions for individuals, carers, families and groups
Work autonomously to professional guidelines and systematic governance of psychological practice within the service
Supervise Trainee and Assistant Psychologists in provision of psychological assessment and treatment
Undertake risk assessment and risk management for relevant individual clients
Participate as a senior clinician in the development of a high quality, responsive and accessible service clients, carers and families within the service.
This post would suit a Clinical Psychologist who has experience of working in either CAMHS or a specialist learning disability service and is looking for a varied role offering a mix of management, supervision and clinical work. Registration with the HCPC is essential.
The organisation offer a competitive benefits package to include:
Competitive salary of circa £65,000
30 days annual leave plus bank holidays
Contributory pension scheme
Child Care vouchers
Pulse is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.