Assistant Psychologist

Employer
Cygnet Health Care
Location
Chesterfield
Salary
£22,500 to £22,500 a year
Closing date
8 Jul 2022

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Profession
Psychologist
Service
Adult
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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Job Details

We are looking for an Assistant Psychologist to join our team at Cygnet Acer Clinic. Cygnet Acer Clinic is a 28 bed service providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for women with personality disorder and complex needs or acute mental health needs.

Main duties of the job

Care is provided in a therapeutic environment, with a level of security matched to individual needs. The aim of the treatment, rehabilitation and re-socialisation programme is to prepare the people in our care either for transfer to conditions of lesser security, or for a life in the community.

About us

Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years. In this role youll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

Job description
Job responsibilities
We are looking for an Assistant Psychologist to join our team atCygnet Acer Clinic!
Cygnet Acer Clinic is a 28 bed service providing assessment, treatment and rehabilitation for women with personality disorder and complex needs or acute mental health needs.

Care is provided in a therapeutic environment, with a level of security matched to individual needs. The aim of the treatment, rehabilitation and re-socialisation programme is to prepare the people in our care either for transfer to conditions of lesser security, or for a life in the community.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

Youll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

Your Day-to-Day We are seeking an academically strong candidate to support and enhance the psychological care of patients at the service by assisting the Qualified Psychologist with;
  • Contributing to assessments, scoring and reporting (verbal / written)
  • Clinical formulation and implementing care plans for psychological treatment
  • Planning, delivering and evaluating individual / group programmes
  • Administration, audit, research and service development

Were looking for someone who is
  • Degree qualified in Psychology (2:1 or above) or equivalent
  • BPS (British Psychological Society) Accredited
  • Preferably experienced in health care and/or in an Assistant Psychologist role
  • Passionate about learning and working as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Qualified to Masters degree level or higher in Psychology (preferable)

Why Cygnet? Well offer you
  • Salary: [£22,500]
  • Company pension scheme
  • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre e.g. NHS card
  • Free meals
  • Internal and external CPD opportunities
  • Opportunities to become involved in research
  • Clinical supervision and peer support

Requirements

Contracted hours: 40 hours per week

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Closing date: Friday 8th July

This vacancy may close prior to this date if a large number of applications are received.

CygnetHealth Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years.In this role youll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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Company

Empowering people and making a positive difference

Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care. At Cygnet Health Care you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users and their families. Our purpose is to care, enable & make a positive difference. Our vision is to be the preferred provider & employer of choice in our sector.

Our great team believe in -

  • Togetherness
  • Patients, service users & their families are at the heart of what we do
  • Making a real difference in people's lives
  • Building caring relationships to improve mental health

Dedicated people who change lives together

At Cygnet, our people work across many different teams that pull together to achieve excellent outcomes for those in our care. So wherever your strengths lie, you can make the most of them with us – and enjoy a rewarding career that makes a significant difference to others.

Join one of our dedicated teams and be part of something meaningful:

  • Leadership Team
  • Doctors & Consultants Team
  • Nursing Team
  • Allied Health & Psychology Team
  • Education Team
  • Care & Support Team
  • Hospitality & Non-clinical Team

 

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