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Date Added: Thu 08/07/2021

Clinical Psychologist

Merseyside, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Mind Right is a provider of psychological treatment services to the personal injury and absence management markets.

The role of Clinical Psychologist is an exciting opportunity to experience new clinical challenges whilst working autonomously.

You will carry a caseload of individuals for whom you will deliver appropriate psychotherapeutic intervention. In addition, you with have input into the clinical governance underpinning the business, be an escalation point for clinical queries and support the development of new clinical services and pathways.

Key Accountabilities

* Assess clients' needs, abilities or behaviour using a variety of methods, including psychometric tests, interviews and direct observation of their behaviour.

* Devise, monitor and adapt appropriate treatment programmes, including therapy, counselling, or advice, in collaboration with referrers.

* Work as part of a multidisciplinary team alongside case managers, doctors, nurses, social workers, education professionals, health visitors, psychiatrists and occupational therapists when required.

* Offer therapy and treatments for issues relating to a range of mental health conditions.

Experience

* An ideal candidate will have 2 years minimum post graduate experience, however we will consider those currently studying for their PhD in Psychology.

* Experienced in reviewing and managing the quality of clinical work and reporting

* Experience of working with clients following traumatic injury

* Experience in delivering Trauma Focused CBT essential

* Experience working with clients engaged in the personal injury claim process desired (training will be provided)

* Experience supporting clients back to work desired (training will be provided)

* Understanding of the motivations of key stakeholders in the personal injury claim process desired (training will be provided)

Qualifications

Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, or equivalent, approved by the HCPC.

Preferred Skills

* Effective management skills

* The ability to plan and prioritise own work.

* Consistency in meeting targets and deadlines.

* Empathy and a person-centred approach to clients.

* The ability to recognise your own limitations and respond to difficult situations.

* The ability to apply your knowledge of academic psychology and research to clinical problems.

* The capacity to be critical and analytical and to work in a self-motivated, independent way.

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to deal with people in distress.

* The ability to collaborate with colleagues from other disciplines.

* The determination to succeed.

* An understanding of the personal injury case management market, including motivating factors for key stakeholders.

* An understanding of the absence management market, including motivating factors for key stakeholders
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