Clinical or Forensic Psychologist in Male Adult Mental Health– Men’s Service, Low Secure.
£41,098 to £51,000
Full-time 37.5 hrs per week
We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Clinical or Forensic Psychologist with an interest in working with adults with mental health disorders to join our Low Secure Ward in the Men’s Service at our Essex site.
You will be an HCPC registered Clinical or Forensic Psychologist (eligible for BPS Chartership) looking for an opportunity to develop skills and knowledge in the exiting practice of clinical or forensic psychology.
Our goal is to deliver effective and evidenced based interventions that improve mental health and reduce risk. You will have the opportunity to apply specialist psychological skills in the assessment, formulation and treatment of adults with complex mental disorders (predominantly psychosis, but with other co-morbid conditions) in combination with the application of forensic models to treat and manage risk.
As a ward psychologist you will apply skills and expertise in clinical and risk assessments, collaboratively develop formulations; plan, sequence and deliver group or individual psychological interventions and consult to the MDT to enable our Service Users to improve their mental health, manage their risks and progress to greater independence. You will have the provision of an assistant psychologist to support you in your role. You will be part of a team of over twenty psychologists based in Essex, Northampton and Birmingham delivering psychological interventions for a diverse patient group in the Men’s Mental Health Pathway. As a clinician you will be supported to develop specialist skills in clinical areas of your interest and contribute to the development and training within the psychology team and greater service. St Andrews has an excellent record of providing opportunities for research, training and continuing professional development.
We offer an excellent benefits package including pension, annual leave, life cover, car lease scheme, cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers. We encourage motivated and interested psychologists to contact us to discuss this post, and to come and visit us to learn more about working at St Andrew’s Essex. If you have any questions regarding the post or want to arrange a visit please contact:
Piet Snyman, Lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist for the Men’s Mental Health Pathway on 01604-608631 PMSnyman@standrew.co.uk or
Erica De Lange, Consultant Clinical Psychologist for the Men’s Mental Health Pathway on 01268-723944 EFDeLange@standrew.co.uk
Closing date: 31 January 2017
Interviews: Week commencing 15 February 2017