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Clinical Psychologist

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Keighley
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Salary: Up to £55,000
Job Published: March 04, 2021 12:00

Job Description

Purpose of role

Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, provide a specialist Clinical Psychology service to Adults with Enduring and Complex Mental Health conditions

Key responsibility

Coordinate and contribute to the provision of a high quality, comprehensive and specialist clinical psychology service to Service Users utilising a range of psychological assessment techniques.

Provide specialist psychological interventions by initiating and implementing treatment programmes in collaboration with other team members.

Work collaboratively with the clinical team regarding information gained through psychometric assessments.

Liaise with referrers, external agencies as appropriate.

Produce and disseminate reports and clinical summaries of an excellent standard.

In partnership with the Medical Director and Service Director, take a leadership role in developing and implementing a programme of comprehensive systematic recording, tracking and reporting of clinical outcomes, including the use of standardised measures.

Participate and lead in psychological audit and research.

Work within professional guidelines and the overall framework of Company Policies and Procedures.

Dimensions

The post-holder has delegated responsibility for the leadership of Clinical Psychology Services and in supporting the Medical Director to deliver a high quality service provision within the allocated resources.

Working relationships

The post-holder will be required to develop and maintain good working relationships with Service Users, colleagues, visitors, carers, visiting professionals, commissioners and registration bodies.

About Malsis Hall

Malsis Hall is a refurbished country house and estate that provides a Care Home with Nursing as well as a Care Home without Nursing. There is also a purpose-built Hospital on site along with more independent Studio Apartments. This provides a clear care pathway and gives various living and support options to match need, whilst enabling the individual to live in the least restrictive environment safely.

The service holistically supports people with complex mental health conditions on their journey to recovery and independence. We strive to provide quality care and support to enable the person to be as safe and independent as they possibly can be and that they have a clear care pathway back into the community.

We provide opportunities to develop and maintain skills and coping strategies needed for everyday life. We pride ourselves on early intervention and our pathway at Malsis Hall ensures the person builds and develops confidence enabling them to successfully progress down the various available living options on-site to living in the community.

We place emphasis on maximising quality of life and reducing admissions to hospital.