Principal Clinical/Forensic Psychologist

Elysium Healthcare Careers

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to recruit to the position of Principal Clinical/Forensic Psychologist to join the Department of Psychological Therapies at Thornford Park Hospital. The post holder will oversee the Psychological provision into the Psychiatric Intensive Care Units in addition to working closely with an identified Multidisciplinary Team.

Our Principal Clinical/Forensic Psychologist role involves:

Deputising for the Lead Psychologist in their absence

Taking a key role in service development

Line Management of specified team members

Providing robust clinical supervision and support in appraisals and in the professional development of the team

Providing evidence based psychological assessment

Provision of 1:1 and group interventions to patients to address a range of needs

Contributing to MDT care planning and review

Contributing to professional development within the team

Contributing to audit and research as directed by the line manager

Engaging in CPD

To be successful as a Principal Clinical/Forensic Psychologist, you’ll need:

Accredited post-graduate qualification in Clinical or Forensic Psychology

Registration with the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC)

At least four years post qualification experience

The drive to learn and develop

A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice

A flexible, positive, team-orientated approach

What you will get:

Annual salary of £60,000 + Benefits

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment) and additional day for birthday leave

A Group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

Life Assurance

Employee Assistance Services

Continuous learning and development

Career development

Voluntary Benefits

Free lunchtime meal

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.

If you would like any further information about the role, please contact Dr Victoria Inglut, Lead Psychologist via email Victoria.inglut@elysiumhealthcare.co.uk or on 01635 273880.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with over 8,000 employees and a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 90 services across England and Wales covering Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is opportunity for you to grow and move.

Elysium Healthcare is part of Ramsay Health Care with a global network that extends across 10 countries and employs over 86,000 people globally.

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.

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