Psychologist

An amazing new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Psychologist to work in an exceptional hospital service based in the Orpington, Kent area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers



This hospital is a low secure hospital for young people with mental health, behavioural or psychological difficulties, and an Ofsted-registered school which supports the young people with educational attainment





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*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as a Psychologist registered with HCPC

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As the Psychologist your key responsibilities include:



  • Undertaking specialist structured, semi-structured and standardised psychological assessments

  • Developing specialist psychological formulations based on assessments

  • Formulating plans for patients' psychological treatment

  • Implementing specialist psychological interventions for individuals and groups

  • Working autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the hospital's policies and procedures

  • Providing support to staff in the form of reflective practice groups and staff training



The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:



  • Has training in clinical and psychological psychometrics

  • Skills in individual and group work, as well as in programme planning

  • Skilled in using complex methods of psychological assessment to inform psychological formulation and intervention

  • The ability to effectively communicate (both written and verbally), complex, highly technical or clinically sensitive information

  • Experience representing psychology within the context of multidisciplinary care



The successful Psychologist will receive an excellent salary of £50,000 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:



  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

  • A group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

  • Private Medical Insurance Scheme

  • Life Assurance

  • Free meals while on duty

  • Care first - Employee Assistance Services

  • Continuous learning and development

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Career development

  • Personal health insurance

  • An employee assistance programme

  • Voluntary benefit



Reference ID: 4585


To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV




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