The post holder will be responsible for assisting in providing highly specialist psychology services to adults with acute mental health problems, their families and carers. They will work semi-autonomously alongside Acute Inpatient Psychology colleagues. The role will involve provision of psychological therapy, Positive Behaviour Support, and delivering training. The role also involves monitoring and evaluation. The post holder will work in collaboration with colleagues, service users, carers, the Multidisciplinary ward teams and other services and partner organisations towards the overall provision of evidence based, cost effective service. They will provide direct interventions such as psychological assessments and brief psychological interventions, psychology groups as well as indirect interventions such as case discussions and serious incident debriefsMain duties of the job
The role is in Kent and Medway NHS partnership Trust working on the acute inpatient wards. There are 3 wards in KMPT, Canterbury, Littlebrook and Maidstone. The role will be based on one site predominantly.
- Initial Assessments
- Psychological formulation
- Brief psychological interventions
- Psychology groups
- Reflective practice, case discussions and serious incident debriefs
Come and work with us in the Garden of England where we combine exceptional professional development opportunities with a tremendous quality of life.
We are Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust (KMPT), providing mental health, learning disability and specialist services, serving 1.8 million people across the county.
The Trust (rated Good overall by the CQC and Outstanding for care) has 3,283 staff working in 66 buildings across 33 locations, covering an area of 1,450 square miles.
You will be joining friendly, passionate colleagues, rich in their diversity, who are committed to providing excellent care to our service users and their loved ones.
The nature of our work attracts kindness and compassion as standard and everyone from our cleaners and porters to the chief executive and chairman are recognised as playing a vital role in providing an exemplary service.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Person Specificationexperince running groupsEssential essentialEssential
- Initial assessments
- psychological formulations
- brief psychological interventions
- psychology groups
- reflective practice, case discussions and SI debriefs
Desirable Employer detailsEmployer name
- initial assessment & formulation
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership TrustAddress
Priority House Hospital
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