Clinical/Forensic/Counselling Psychologist

  • Job Reference: 00068347-1
  • Date Posted: 2 June 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
  • Salary: £53,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

Eligibility: This post is an exciting opportunity for a confident qualified, HCPC registered Psychologist who has strong clinical and leadership skills. It is an ideal position for someone seeking a promotional Psychologist role (equivalent to an 8b) although applications are welcome from any grade/experience level of qualified psychologist. Applicants must have current HCPC registration.

About the role: Hope House is a dedicated Dialectical Behavioural Therapy service for women. It is one of only a few fully adherent DBT services in the country offering an extensive and highly regarded therapeutic programme through a full pathway of care.

We are seeking a Clinical/Forensic/Counselling Psychologist who can take a leading role in all clinical aspects of the Hope House service, leading and guiding the quality agenda for this pathway. The Psychologist should have a good clinical understanding of behavioural principles and trauma therapies and be fully conversant with DBT (preferably with British Isles therapist certification). They will hold senior leadership responsibilities for this service and will line manage Assistant Psychologists.

The postholder will work within a highly skilled and fully DBT trained multidisciplinary team and will be responsible for overseeing the clinical delivery for up to 18 female service users. The Psychologist will deliver some clinical input, supervision, training, reflective practice and oversee quality adherence. They will be working within a wider supportive and friendly Psychology Department within Chadwick Lodge. Assistant Psychologists and Nurse Therapists directly support this role.

Induction and other CPD will be provided as will a range of on site and Elysium Healthcare benefits.

If you would like further information about the role, please get in touch. Applicants are also encouraged to visit the service and meet the team. Further details are available by contacting either Karen Howell, Head of Psychology ((url removed) , mb. (phone number removed) or CL. (phone number removed).

We encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19. As such, you will need to have had your Covid Vaccine to be eligible for this position.

What you will get:

Annual salary of £55,000 or above depending on experience.
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals and on-site parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity Package
There are also a range of other benefits including retail discounts, special offers and much more.

If you are interested or you know someone that is , please , contact me at (url removed) or +(phone number removed) ( ext 8193 )