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Licensed Psychologist

Employer
The Beekeeper
Location
Chiang Mai (TH)
Salary
Very competitive + benefits
Closing date
1 Aug 2024

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Discipline
Clinical, Counselling, Forensic, Health
Level
Consultant, Graduate, Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description: Licensed Psychologist

The Beekeeper is seeking suitably qualified and licensed candidates as Psychologists to be employed at the Beekeeper, full time.  We offer a competitive take-home salary for the region.  We will also offer a package comprehensive health insurance, professional development, a relocation package and a signing fee upon agreement to assist with relocation costs. 

The roles in Thailand will be working in an inpatient centre in Chiang Mai, that will have a focus on rehabilitation with respect to mental health issues and substance misuse or dependency. As a leading regional organisation, there is great potential for growth and development, as well as being part of a fantastic team that is growing. 

The Beekeeper is a partnership between trained and qualified specialists in mental health, well-being, and therapy. Our practitioners come from culturally diverse countries, but all share a belief in the power of mental well-being services to improve clients' futures. The role offers an exciting opportunity to experience living abroad in Chiang Mai, in Northern Thailand. It offers a very comfortable standard of life and a low cost of living, coupled with incredible opportunities for regional travel. We offer a generous package overall as we place great emphasis on the well-being of our staff.

Our Mission is to offer a range of therapeutic and mental health services to a diverse group of individuals, drawing on Eastern philosophies and contemporary psychology and psychiatric approaches, and accessible to all.

Our Vision is to support the development of happier and more resilient clients through improved mental health and well-being.

Our Location in Thailand, in Chiang Mai.  One of the most beautiful parts of Thailand. We offer inpatient services in a stunning purpose-built inpatient treatment centre.

Our Psychologists are mental health practitioners who specialise in treating patients with emotional crises, stress, anxiety and behavioural disorders. Their primary responsibilities include offering patient consultations and implementing individualised psychological treatment.  Their role is to be emotionally sensitive with excellent problem-solving skills, who are committed to helping people better their lives. The responsibilities of a Psychologist includes listening to patients and identifying their core problems, building strong, long-term relationships based on trust and monitoring patient response to treatment over time, among other duties.

The Psychologist is an expert problem solver with good diagnostic skills. This requires a highly analytical mindset and the ability to understand people on a psychoanalytic level.  Fluency in English is needed with proficiency in another other language desirable.

Psychologist Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling patient consultations with case load (approx. 4 clients).
  • Assessing patients and identifying their problems and or presentation.
  • Engaging in discussions with patients and making them feel comfortable.
  • Implementing individualised treatment programs.
  • Undertaking psychometric testing or other appropriate evaluations.
  • Evaluating patient responses to treatment over time.
  • Organising a long-term counselling plan that involves multiple sessions.
  • Offering services to all age groups at The Beekeeper.
  • Offering both one-on-one and group counselling/group work.
  • Facilitating groups with other clinicians
  • Keeping a detailed account of patient mental health history through The Beekeeper EMR system.
  • Being patient and building relationships based on trust.
  • Ensure weekly group/individual supervision take place with other practitioners.
  • Attending weekly MDT meetings.
  • Covering for other Psychologists when they are on leave.
  • Development of new ideas/innovation for the clinical program with coordination of the Clinical Director. 
  • Offer guidance, support or coaching on as needed basis for support workers or mental health workers.
  • Coordinate care needs of clients with the Medical Director, and or a Psychiatrist who is working in partnership with The Beekeeper.

Psychologist Requirements:

  • Relevant degree in Counselling, Health or Clinical Psychology.
  • Attainment and retention of a relevant license in Counselling, Health or Clinical Psychology or equivalent.
  • Good observational skills and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication.
  • Empathy and sensitivity when dealing with patients.
  • Highly analytical mindset.
  • Good diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
  • At least five years’ experience in a clinical setting. However, we will consider newly qualified Psychologists on a case-by-case basis.
  • Some experience of working substance dependency is advantageous.

Reports to: Clinical Director (can be delegated to Principal Psychologist).

The Beekeeper:

The Beekeeper does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.

Job Description: Licensed Psychologist

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