Assistant Psychologist

  • Job Reference: 00073243-1
  • Date Posted: 13 May 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Daventry, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £20,358
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Working in healthcare is more than just a job. It's a chance to change lives. Join the team at Badby Park in Daventry as an Assistant Psychologist and help some of the most vulnerable people in society.

Reporting to a Registered Psychologist, you will be guided and supervised to support service users as they begin their recovery, transitioning from a hospital setting into assisted community living which focuses on developing life skills, confidence and encourages independent living.

Under supervision from the Head of Psychological Services, you will assist in clinically related administration, conduct of audits, collection of statistics, development of audit and/or research projects, teaching and project work.

Your responsibilities will include:

To support qualified psychologists in the provision of the psychology services within the hospital
To contribute to psychological assessment and psychological interventions under the supervision of a qualified psychologist
To undertake relevant audits, collecting, analysing and reporting on a range of statistics
To undertake collaborative research projects
To devise and undertake teaching and training of staff
To carry out administrative duties
To engage with the multidisciplinary team and ensure that the patient is fully engaged in their care pathwayTo be successful in this role, you'll need

Previous experience within a similar environment
2:1 Psychology degree or higher
To meet professional practice expectations and the BPS code of ethics
A BPS accredited recognised degree in Psychology conferring Graduate Basis for Registration (GBR)
Skills to work under supervision, both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Ability to adopt a systematic approach
Knowledge of SPSS or similar statistical package, word processing and computer skillsWhat you will get

Annual salary of £20,358 + Benefits
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity PackageThere is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts, special offers and much more.

About your next employer:

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure