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Clinical Psychologist

Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Job Type
28 Dec 2021
If you are an experienced Psychologist looking for a rewarding career, where you can make a difference and changes lives for the better, then this role might be for you.

You will work 37.5 hours as maternity cover from June 2021 at Rhodes Wood Hospital, where you provide care for children and young people aged 8-18 years with eating disorders or with learning disabilities who require residential care. You will work on tailored treatment programmes designed for the individual needs of each young person.

You'll enjoy support from a regional network of psychologists, working alongside the team at Rhodes Wood Hospital. You will contribute to the delivery of the service offering assessment, formulation and treatment to young people and their families/carers.

You will work alongside a specialist multidisciplinary team within a CAMHS eating disorder service, you will provide clinical psychology care to children and young people and conduct clinical related research, development and clinical audits to support their recovery.

As a Clinical Psychologist, you will deliver and offer contributions to the development of the specialist treatment pathway, which will see you create working relationships with local community teams, paediatric and other inpatient psychiatric wards.

As you help others to focus on improving their wellness, it's our job can to take care of you. As an Elysium employee, you will have continuous access to inclusive training, staff perks, and career progression tailor-made for you. So you can focus on delivering great healthcare as it should be.

Your Responsibilities:

To provide a highly specialist brief, medium or long-term psychotherapy for children and young people with severe, complex and persistent mental health problems, learning difficulties and/or developmental problems
To provide in-depth risk-assessments of young people who are at risk to themselves and to be able to formulate more short-term crisis planning
To contribute to the process of care planning for young people referred to Rhodes Wood Hospital, and to manage a complex caseload as the individual therapist working within a multi-disciplinary team
To monitor clinical progress through regular reviews of psychotherapy treatment
To be able to engage and work with children and young people with a range of learning and developmental difficulties, while drawing upon a range of theoretical and practical knowledge acquired over a significant period of timeTo be successful in this role, you will have :

Experience in supervising junior members of the team
Successfully completion of a Doctorate in either Clinical or Forensic Psychology or the British Psychological Society's stage 2 training in Forensic Psychology, enabling registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist
Registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist and Charterable status with the British Psychological Society
Experience using CBT skills to address a range of clinical and/or forensic issuesWhat you will get:

Annual salary of £45,000 - £53,000 (DOE)
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Wellbeing support and activities
Career development and training
Pension contribution
Life Assurance
Enhanced Maternity PackageThere is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check and much more.

About your next employer

You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 80 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.

Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure
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  • Job Reference: 458807932-2
  • Date Posted: 28 December 2021
  • Employer: Elysium Healthcare
    Elysium Healthcare
  • Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Other
  • Job Type: Contract