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Date Added: Thu 07/03/2024

Clinical/Forensic Psychologist

Walton on the Hill, WD6, UK
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Company: ELYSIUM HEALTHCARE

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: A Salary of £45,000

Are you an experienced Psychologist looking to take the next step in your career? If so, join Sturt House in Tadworth, Surrey a service for  This is an opportunity to change lives for the better and help some of the most vulnerable people in society.

Reporting directly to the Lead Psychologist, you will be responsible for individual and group interventions, diagnostic and cognitive assessments, MDT working and risk assessments. You will also facilitate staff reflective practice sessions and be requested to design and deliver training.

As a Psychologist, you will have experience and knowledge in carrying a service user's caseload, including assessing complex needs and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatments to support their care plans.  

Your Psychologist career at Sturt House  will  enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills throughout your time with us. Your professional growth is valued and there are numerous career development opportunities on offer. There is an extensive range of courses designed to help you grow and succeed in your career.

It's a career that brings pride and fulfilment, a true representation of what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

 As a Psychologist you will be:

  • Participating in the assessment of referrals, and to provide initial assessment service users referred to the service.
  • Undertaking high quality direct (assessment & therapeutic) and indirect (consultative, advisory, and evaluative) specialist psychological interventions and making autonomous clinical decisions.
  • Working therapeutically with service users with complex presentations, undertake the assessments using a broad range of structured psychometric and semi structured clinical methods.
  • Formulating and implementing plans of specialist psychological treatment or management of patients' mental health needs based on a multi-factorial psychological understanding and current evidence based best practise.
  • Being professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of clinical work and care.
  • Maintaining high standards of care in all areas of practice and in accordance the HCPC Code of Conduct, professional guidelines and Company Policies and Procedures.

 To be successful in this role, you'll need:

  • Have BPS recognised psychology degrees
  • Be HCPC registered
  • Have Chartered Psychologist status and appropriate post-graduate qualifications
  • Be an approved supervisor within the guidelines of the BPS and relevant division
  • Have understanding of evidence-based psychological practice
  • Have experience of applying psychological knowledge to a forensic/clinical setting 
  • Be experienced working with clients with cognitive deficits
  • Have previous experience of conducting research and project working

Where you will be working:

Sturt House, Tadworth, Surrey

Sturt House is a recovery focused, rehabilitation unit providing specialist mental health treatment for men aged 18 and over. The service specialises in individualised care and treatment utilising least restrictive practice principles and safe practice to support Service Users in their recovery.

 

What you will get:

  • Annual salary of £45,000
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave (inc Bank Holidays) - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities to help you maintain a great work-life balance.
  • Career development and training to help you achieve your career goals.
  • Pension contribution to secure your future.
  • Life Assurance for added peace of mind.
  • Enhanced Maternity Package so you can truly enjoy this special time.

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

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. 

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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