12 month fixed term contract
Career Level C ( NHS 8a)
Salary: up to £42,000
Hours: Full-time 37.5 per week
St Andrew’s Birmingham is a 124 bedded adult mental healthcare facility, located in Stirchley and comprises of eight units which cover medium and low security. Six of the wards provide services for Men and two are for women. We have recently expanded our women’s services and to provide the opportunity for West Midlands Women currently placed out of area to be repatriated.
The Birmingham site has evolved to deliver 'Value Based Healthcare' which will ensure our patients consistently get the best possible outcomes and local teams gain more control and responsibility.
You and the role
We are currently looking to appoint a qualified or newly qualified Psychologist who has experience of this complex and challenging population and has skills and experience relevant to forensic mental health.
Psychology is highly valued within the service and embedded within a multi-disciplinary approach. The post holder will be fully involved in the development, delivery and evaluation of a range of assessments and formulation-led interventions.
There will be opportunities for joint professional work and involvement in clinical supervision, support and training and we actively support innovation and research. The successful applicant can look forward to receiving good support and supervision and will play a vital part in the promotion of this service. Participation in continued professional development is encouraged.
We offer an excellent benefits package including 38 days holiday, sickness policy on par with NHS, car lease scheme, free parking, cycle to work scheme, retailer discounts scheme, childcare vouchers & access to vocational qualifications.
Closing Date: Sunday 9th August 2020