Clinical Psychologist

Midhurst, West Sussex, England
GU29
Elysium Healthcare A Salary of up to £55,000 Full time Save This Job
Pay
A Salary of up to £55,000
Hours
Full time
Contract
Permanent
Role
Other Qualified Professional
Posted
5 Jul 2024
Closes
4 Aug 2024

Job Description

Are you a skilled and motivated p sychologist looking to take the next step in your career? If so, there is an exciting opportunity to join Middlewood Clinic in West Sussex as a Clinical Psychologist .

Middlewood Clinic is a new specialist inpatient service for Adults with Eating Disorders. This is an opportunity to change lives for the better and help some of the most vulnerable people in society.

Reporting directly to the c onsultant c linical p sychologist, you will be responsible for the delivery of evidence-based individual and group interventions, diagnostic and cognitive assessments, MDT working and risk assessments. You will also facilitate staff reflective practice sessions and be requested to design and deliver training to the multi-disciplinary team.

As a p sychologist, you will have experience and knowledge in carrying a therapy caseload, including assessing complex needs and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatments to support individualised patient care plans.

Your Psychology career at Middewood Clinic will be enjoyable and rewarding as you develop specialist skills throughout your time with us. Your professional growth is valued and there are numerous career development opportunities on offer. There is an extensive range of courses designed to help you grow and succeed in your career, as well access to external training opportunities to support professional development.

It's a career that brings pride and fulfilment, a true representation of what delivering great healthcare should feel like.

As an I npatient Psychologist you will be:
  • Providing specialist psychological assessments, and individualised evidence-based psychological interventions for young adults with severe eating disorders and complex mental health difficulties.
  • Providing evidence-based and formulation-driven psychological perspectives to multidisciplinary risk management, care planning and decision-making.
  • Managing a complex caseload as the individual psychological therapist working within a multidisciplinary team, in addition to facilitating group psychological interventions and family/systemic interventions.
  • Monitoring clinical progress through regular reviews of psychological treatment.
  • Providing high-quality clinical supervision to the Assistant Psychologist.
  • Supporting staff development through the provision of training, consultation, formulation meetings and reflective practice sessions.
  • Contributing to service developments within the therapies team and wider service.
  • Receiving regular supervision and line management from the Regional Therapies Lead/Consultant Clinical Psychologist.
  • Being professionally and legally responsible and accountable for all aspects of clinical work and care.
  • Maintaining high standards of care in all areas of practice and in accordance the HCPC Code of Conduct, professional guidelines and Company Policies and Procedures.
To be successful in this role, you'll need:
  • A Doctoral level training in clinical or counselling psychology (or equivalent if trained overseas).
  • Registration with the HCPC as a practitioner psychologist.
  • We will also consider applicants from newly qualified psychologists, or from those who are about to qualify (please clearly state in the application when you will receive HCPC registration).
  • Knowledge and understanding of eating disorders, and the impact on young adults and their families.
  • Experience working with individuals with eating disorders and their families, in either community or inpatient services.
  • Prior experience in eating disorders is desirable but not essential for this position. Experience working with patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder, neurodivergence, trauma and personality disorders is also desirable.
  • Post qualification training in the specialist application of therapeutic models relevant for working with young adults with eating disorders and other comorbidities (or for newly qualified psychologists an interest in undertaking further specialist training).
  • Experience of supervising and training junior members of the team.
  • Experience of exercising full clinical responsibility for patient's psychological care and treatment as a qualified professional within the context of a multidisciplinary care plan.
Where you will be working:

Address: Middlewood Clinic, Little Ashfield, Midhurst, GU29 9JP

Middlewood Clinic is a brand-new 12 bed specialist inpatient unit for young adults aged 18-25 in Sussex. The hospital is ideally located to provide safe and therapeutic care whilst at the same time remaining in the heart of the commun

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Job Details

Clinical Psychologist

Midhurst, West Sussex, Englandd Elysium Healthcare
Pay
A Salary of up to £55,000
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Hours
Full time
Posted
5 Jul 2024
Type
Permanent
Closes
4 Aug 2024

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