Consultant Clinical or Forensic Psychologist - Essex

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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.

Duties include:

  • 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

  • CPD opportunities

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.

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