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Lead Psychologist

  • £63,500 per annum
  • Mid Sussex, Sussex
  • Jupiter Recruitment
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An outstanding job opportunity has arisen for a committed Lead Psychologist to work in an exceptional hospital service based in the Hassocks, West Sussex area. As a Psychologist you will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers.

This special hospital is a specialist service providing care for people with mental illnesses and/or personality disorders. They have a male acute service, high dependency units for males and females, a female low secure unit, and a specialist personality disorder unit.

As a Lead Psychologist your day to day duties include:

• Ensuring the systematic provision of specialist psychological input for the patients at the hospital

• Oversee and provide systematic specialist psychological assessment, formulation, consultation and care planning

• Provide interventions as required across the site

• Delivering training, facilitating reflective practice and supervising colleagues will form part of the role

• To promote psychologically-informed conceptualisation and intervention across all teams

• Contribution to service development initiatives, audit and research are expected in order to develop and maintain a high standard of professional and evidence-based practice across the hospital

An ideal Lead Psychologist must have these skills and experience as they are beneficial for this position:

• Minimum 6 years’ experience working in mental health, with experience being a Consultant Psychologist / Head of Service

• Managerial and supervisory experience.

• Knowledge of Mental Health Act 1983 and related legislation.

• Experience of reviewing policies and procedures.

• Enthusiastic and self-motivated.

• High level of skill in at least one recognised and empirically validated psychological therapy.

• Leadership/motivational skills.

• Excellent analytic and research skills.

• IT skills.

• Able to promote effective working relationships

The successful Lead Psychologist will receive an excellent salary of £63,500 per annum. This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week. In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:

• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (at commencement of employment)

• A group Personal Pension Plan (GPPP)

• Private Medical Insurance Scheme

• Life Assurance

• Free meals while on duty

• Care first - Employee Assistance Services

• Continuous learning and development

• Childcare vouchers

• Career development

• Personal health insurance

• An employee assistance programme

• Voluntary benefit

To be considered for this position you must HCPC registration as a Practitioner Psychologist

Reference ID: 3375

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call Lily Harris on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV to [email protected]

  • Advertiser: Agency
  • Posted on: 26/07/2020 13:04
  • Reference: 3375