Senior Registered Chartered Psychologist
Location: Priory Hospital Preston, Rosemary Lane, Bartle, Preston, PR4 0HB
Priory Group Division: Healthcare
Vacancy Type: Permanent - Part Time
Salary: £20,068-£30,102 pa (WTE £50,171 pa)
Hours: 15-22.5 over 2- 3 days (hours and days to be discussed at interview)
Ready for the recognition and rewards you deserve?
We don’t just talk about putting employees first. We know that Priory wouldn’t exist without their combined energy, expertise and effort. So we invest heavily in training, provide first-class support, promote collaborative teamwork and give everyone on our team the opportunities and resources to achieve their full potential.
The Priory Hospital Preston has established an excellent reputation for offering calming and recovery focused residential treatment for up to 38 service users.
Psychological services at the Priory Hospital Preston provide specialist psychological interventions to meet the needs of complex and often challenging patients with a range of mental health presentations.
Working as an essential part of the Multi-disciplinary team within our Eating Disorder unit, this role will involve the development, delivery and evaluation of psychological treatment using a person centred approach to assist our patients in achieving their positive life goals and optimum level of functioning.
The role will require enhanced organisational skills and the ability to work independently and pro actively. You will independently facilitate 1:1 sessions for all patients on a weekly basis. Consequently experience of Eating Disorders is essential. Experience of group facilitation is also required.
The role is varied, involving direct and indirect clinical work, MDT decision making, staff training and supervision. To function to the required level within this role excellent communiction skills are required with the clinical team, patients and wider community agencies. The successful candidate will be involved in the evaluation and development of key aspects of the service.
Successful candidates will hold accreditation with HCPC.
As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development.
Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.