Salary: £40,000 - £45,000 Per Annum
Full time: Monday to Friday (9am-5pm)
Hillview Hospital is a Low Secure CAMHS service that provides specialist support for young people with severe and complex mental health conditions aged 13-18 years
We are inviting applications for the position of Clinical/Counselling Psychologist at to join our ward team. The hospital team of in-house experts are able to create packages of care within a ward based environment. Each package of care is designed with the individual at the centre - it is holistic in its approach and tailored to their needs.
The post holder will be responsible for delivering highly specialist clinical care to their caseload. In doing so, they will assess, plan, deliver and evaluate patient centered programmes of care ensuring that they practice within their sphere of competence and knowledge. The post holder will work to professional and regulatory body codes, standards and guidance at all times ensuring that their practice is grounded in evidence based theoretical and practical knowledge. They will be responsible for developing new and innovative clinical practices responding to emerging knowledge and techniques and working with other services, where appropriate to make improvements.
Essential requirements for this role;
Doctoral level training in clinical/counselling psychology (or its equivalent for those trained prior to 1996) as recognised by the British Psychological Society (BPS)
Registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) as a Practitioner Psychologist (or eligibility for registration)
Evidence of Continuous Professional Development (e.g. specialist relevant courses)
Experience of working with young people, presenting with the full range of clinical severity including; maintaining a high degree of professionalism in the face of highly emotive and distressing problems, verbal abuse and the threat of physical abuse
Knowledge of the full range of evidence-based treatment/therapeutic interventions
For more information about the role please contact Dr Lisa Thomas-Gray on 01495 350349
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applicants must have full current UK professional registration.
For more information about the role, please contact Sasha Davies - HR Recruitment and Retention Officer on 01495 350349.
We would also welcome applications from candidates interested in joining our staff bank.
Discounted staff meals
Free on-site parking
Cycle to work scheme
Statutory annual leave
Training and development
PMVA training certificate
Employee Assistant Programme
Employee Store Discounts (Carefirst)
Statutory sick pay
To apply for this position email our Regis application form to: email@example.com
For more information about the role, please contact HR on 01495 350349.