Consultant Clinical Psychologist

Job Ref: OAK3658 | Location: Wisbech, Norfolk
Salary: £Negotiable | Position: Part-time
Closing Date: Friday 14th August 2020

 

The Willows Mental Health Rehabilitation Hospital is a 14 bedded unit providing mental health rehabilitation for adult service users with complex mental health needs that impact their recovery to live in the The Willows provides specialist assessment, treatment and support to stabilise a service users’ symptoms and help them regain the skills and confidence to live successfully in the community.  A holistic MDT approach will facilitate assessment, treatment and review of both mental and physical wellbeing.

This role will involve:

  • Offering clinical leadership to and overseeing specialised treatment programmes
  • Delivering specialist psychological therapies into the service
  • Overseeing routinely collated service level clinical outcome measures reflecting the quality of the therapeutic programme
  • Contributing to the supervision and specialist training of members of the multidisciplinary team
  • Establishing and maintaining a research culture within the service.

Successful candidate will have:

  • BPS accredited and HCPC approved Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or equivalent
  • Registered as a Clinical Psychologist with the HCPC
  • Chartered Member of the BPS
  • The ideal candidate would have undertaken post doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology and be entered on the BPS Special Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists for All Hallows

Professional Competencies & Experience

  • Track record of effectively delivering specialist psychological input to relevant specialist services
  • Acknowledged as having expertise in, and an advocate of, relevant service models
  • Advanced skills to assess, formulate, intervene and evaluate complex cases, requiring the ability to manage multifaceted information, working in conjunction with service users and the team, and drawing from a range of applicable therapeutic, evidence-based psychological therapies
  • Track record in identifying, measuring and reducing risk behaviours

Personal Skills & Qualities

  • A professional with excellent communication and influencing skills able to positively engage with people with complex needs and a range of internal/external stakeholders

For further discussion about this post please contact Dr Caroline Knight, Head of Psychology on 01604 864466 or email caroline.knight@oakleafcare.com