Forensic Psychologist - Learning Disabilities - Great Yarmouth

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Pulse is currently recruiting for a HCPC registered Forensic Psychologist with a learning disabilities background, to join a team at a well-established NHS trust in Norfolk. The candidate appointed will be available to start as soon as possible, covering full-time Monday to Friday for a 6-month period.  

The successful candidate will be working within a Forensic Medium Secure unit for clients with learning disabilities and/or Autism, while conducting assessments and therapy, risk assessments and formulations.

Candidates will also be responsible for recognising the potential for or signs of client harm, abuse or neglect, including poor clinical practice, reporting all such concerns and taking all reasonable steps to protect the client. 

Duties within this role will include: 
• Producing formal written reports 
• Providing psychological therapy 
• Supporting staff and other professionals within the welfare or criminal and justice systems
• Rehabilitate and treat patients in low/medium/high security hospital units 

Experience and skills needed: 
• Relevant degree/qualification 
• Experience in HCR20 risk assessment tool 
• Good teamwork skills and flexibility 

What to do next? 
If you feel you have the skills and experience necessary for this role, please apply using the form below.

What Pulse can offer you in return? 
• Support and advice from our experienced and dedicated team of consultants 
• Regional Compliance team of trained phlebotomists 
• HireVue online interviews
• Flexible work opportunities in a range of settings 
• Our vacancies offer a true work/life balance 
• £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*
*Terms and conditions apply

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Recommend a friend to Pulse and you can earn £300 per recommendation, once they have worked over 200 hours*. 
 

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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