Clinical Psychologist - Head of Therapies

Location
Ellingham
Salary
£48.5k per year
Posted
04 Jan 2019
Closes
01 Feb 2019
Ref
PRI25216-670
Contact
Amore .
Nursing Field
Mental Health
Function
Clinical Lead
Job Type
Permanent
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.  

Ellingham hospital is a 44 bedded hospital offering both CAMHS and Adult services.  The CAMHS service includes assessment, treatment and rehabilitation to young people within the age range of 12 to 18 years old. Cherry oak ward is a low secure 10 bedded mixed unit and caters specifically to the needs of young people who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties and also demonstrate some level of functional impairment, which may be attributable to a learning disability, a neurodevelopmental diagnosis (e.g. autism, ADHD). Woodlands is a  10 beds adolescent mixed ward catering specifically for young people who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties and also demonstrate some level of functional impairment, which may be attributable to a learning disability, a neurodevelopmental diagnosis (e.g. autism, ADHD), or another neurological issue (e.g. brain injury).  Redwood ward is a 24 bedded ward for adults with an acute mental health problem. The hospital is supported by a robust multi-disciplinary team of professionals including psychiatrist, psychologist speech & language therapist, Occupational therapist, nurses, social worker and a family therapist. There is also an Ofsted registered school on site supporting the young people with their education.

Applications are invited from experienced and enthusiastic clinical psychologists (registered with the HCPC and Chartered with the BPS) wishing to contribute to the multi-disciplinary team. The post holder will be expected to deliver a variety of specialist individual and group interventions using a range of models to meet client specific needs. The post holder will be expected to work with the psychology department and the broader clinical team in developing and maintaining robust outcome reporting. We are seeking someone who is a keen team player and who has an interest in developing therapeutic approaches and cultures by working in consultation with multidisciplinary teams. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to supervise junior colleagues and other members of the therapy team and be actively involved in supporting the Hospital Director in service development and clinical governance.

About us

From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.

The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.

As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.

Disclosure

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.

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