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Qualified Practitioner Psychologist

Employer
Elysium Healthcare
Location
Warrington, Cheshire
Salary
£55,000 - £60,000
Closing date
1 Mar 2024

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Discipline
Clinical, Counselling, Forensic
Level
Specialist
Contract Type
Full Time, Permanent

Job Details

Introduction

If you are a qualified Practitioner Psychologist looking for a rewarding opportunity, where you can make a difference and change lives for the better, then join Arbury Court, Warrington, and enjoy support from a dedicated and experienced team, and work within a regional network of psychologists (in training and qualified).

Working 37.5 hours a week, you will support the provision of psychology services, in collaboration with multidisciplinary colleagues. You will have access to training and CPD opportunities, with supervision from experienced staff that will support you to achieve personal career aspirations.

As a Psychologist, you will work with varying service users with differing mental health and forensic needs under mental health section across secure and acute care. You will be responsible for assessing, formulating, designing and delivering specialist psychological treatments to support their care and recovery.  

As a Practitioner Psychologist you will:

  • Provide psychological assessments of service users based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of complex data from a variety of sources including psychological (and neuropsychological) tests, self-report measures, rating scales direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with clients, family members and others involved in the service users’ care.
  • To formulate plans for the formal psychological treatment and/or management of a service users difficulties based upon an appropriate conceptual framework, and employing methods based upon evidence of efficacy, across the full range of care settings.
  • To implement a range of psychological interventions for individuals within and across teams employed individually and in synthesis, adjusting and refining psychological formulations drawing upon different explanatory models.
  • To develop and manage groupwork programmes and innovative therapeutic approaches. To ensure that appropriate outcome measures are in place.
  • Participate fully with the multidisciplinary team and ensure that the service user is fully engaged in their care pathway.
  • To support clinical team working, including both direct interventions and the delivery of staff training programmes.
  • To support the clinical team and area of service in developing new initiatives and ways of working.
  • To work with internal and external agencies to support service user recovery
  • To ensure that Psychology practices in the specified area of service maintains the highest standards of professional practice and ethics, complying with clinical governance standards at all times.

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

  • BPS recognised psychology degree
  • HCPC Registration
  • Understanding of evidence-based psychological practice

What you will get:  

  • Annual salary between £55,000 - £60,000 (DOE) + Benefits
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off! (Pro Rata)
  • Flexible working and working from home opportunities
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

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

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

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.

For all enquiries, please contact Zoe Johnson-Marsh on 01925 400600.

Site Information

Arbury Court provides care and treatment for women in differing levels of security, enabling clear care pathways and a positive patient experience. 

We provide low, medium and Psychiatric Intensive Care (PICU) for women over the age of 18, with personality disorders and mental illness.

Our service comprises the following wards:-

* 27 medium secure beds (Delamere and Oakmere wards);

* 44 low secure beds (Alderley, Daresbury and Hartford wards);

* 11 PICU beds (Primrose Ward).

Benefits & About Elysium

What you will get:  

  • Annual salary between £55,000 - £60,000 (DOE) + Benefits
  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave – plus your birthday off! (Pro Rata)
  • Flexible working and working from home opportunities
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

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

The safety of our service users and colleagues is our priority and as such we encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID-19.

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.

For all enquiries, please contact Zoe Johnson-Marsh on 01925 400600.

Company

Elysium Healthcare brings together a unique approach to the delivery of care where the patient is embedded in the heart of all aspects of hospital life.

Our inclusive way of working has the patient as a true partner in their care. We recognise that each and every member of staff has an important role to play in the success of Elysium. It is with their dedication, passion and hard work that we can deliver excellent care programs that truly benefit the patients.

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