Clinical Psychologist

  • Job Reference: 00096131-1
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2022
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Daventry, Northamptonshire
  • Salary: £42,121 to £47,126
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

If you are looking for a new opportunity to contribute to the ongoing development of a recently opened service in a growing hospital that puts service users at the heart of what they do, then join the team at Badby Park in Daventry.

Working alongside a transdisciplinary team, you will be interested in developing or expanding your skills in clinical neuropsychology, particularly regarding the management of neurobehavioral disability.

The clinical model which underpins the service is psychological, delivered by a transdisciplinary team (TDT) enabling a 24/7 approach to rehabilitation. The Clinical Lead for the service is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist.

You will join a highly motivated and dynamic team as a sub-consultation graded psychologist, led by an established team of professionals with many years of combined experience within this specialist field led by our Clinical Director Professor Nick Alderman.

Your responsibilities will include:

To work as part of a multidisciplinary team, providing clinical psychology input to service users across the three services.
To liaise with internal and external professionals, family members and service users
To engage in relevant research and advise other professionals as appropriate
To engage with the multidisciplinary team and ensure that the patient is fully engaged in their care pathway
To formulate and implement plans of specialist psychological treatment or management of service user's neuropsychological and mental health problems based on a multi-factorial psychological understanding and current evidence-based best practice
To participate in multi-disciplinary meetings concerned with the delivery and development of clinical services and contribute a psychological perspective as appropriateTo be successful as the Clinical Psychologist, you will need:

To be British Psychological Society accredited and HCPC approved Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or equivalent
Registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the HCPC
Chartered Member of the British Psychological Society
Experience in working with recipients of clinical services for people with acquired brain injury and challenging behaviour
Ambition to develop a career in Clinical Neuropsychology and an interest in neurobehavioral rehabilitationWhat you will get:

Annual salary of £42,121- £47,126 + 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, car leasing without a credit check 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