Clinical Psychologist

Cygnet Hospital Wyke
Yorkshire and the Humber
£29,700 to £37,950 dependant on experience
Full Time
Closing on:
1st December 2017
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We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and motivated Clinical Psychologist to join our established therapy team at Cygnet Hospital Wyke and Cygnet Lodge Brighouse. Applicants will be registered with the HCPC, although we would also welcome applications from psychologists who are in the process of registration.

Cygnet Hospital Wyke is a 57-bed hospital that offers a range of mental health services for men, including acute and psychiatric intensive care along with a specialist locked service for older men who continue to present behavioural challenges. Cygnet Lodge Brighouse is a 24-bed intensive community mental health rehabilitation service for men, where the emphasis is on preparing people for discharge. Our locked rehabilitation service which is AIMS accredited provides a high level of support and uses a recovery focused model.

As part of one of the UK’s largest independent providers of mental health care, Cygnet Hospital Wyke and Cygnet Lodge Brighouse is a great place to take your career forward, develop new skills and specialise in the treatment and rehabilitation of people with complex mental health difficulties. Services are provided to our NHS partners, and delivered under the umbrella of a recovery approach. We deliver a range of effective and evidenced-based individual and group interventions that support the recovery and wellbeing of service users and reduce risk. The majority of Service Users are being cared for under the Mental Health Act and often have a diagnosis of schizophrenia and may have a history of substance difficulties and/or violent and/or sexual offending. Previous experience in forensic mental health settings would therefore be an advantage.

The successful candidate will join our established Psychology department: comprising the Lead Clinical and Forensic Psychologist, Forensic Psychologist in Training, and an Assistant Psychologist. The post-holder will have the opportunity to undertake a range of clinical activities across both units and will work within a multi-disciplinary team and will also play a role in training and service development according to skills, experience and areas of interest. The post-holder will apply skills and expertise in clinical and risk management, develop formulations and care plans collaboratively, deliver group and individual psychological interventions, and consult to the MDT.

Cygnet Hospital offers excellent opportunities for training and skills development. We also offer a company benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, free life insurance, subsidised meals and childcare vouchers.

We encourage motivated and interested clinical psychologists to contact us to discuss this post, and to visit us to learn more about working at Cygnet Hospital Wyke.

To apply for this position, please click apply now and the Recruitment Team will contact you shortly. If you need help with your application, please call the Recruitment Team on 01564 711 705.

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