Providing exceptional rehabilitation, long term
complex care and community support.
Providing exceptional rehabilitation, long term complex care and community support.
Work for us
Clinical Psychologist – Band 8
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An exciting opportunity has arisen within Peartree House Rehabilitation for an enthusiastic Band 8 Clinical Psychologist with experience (interest) in neuropsychology to join our highly developed inter-disciplinary team. The post-holder will work closely alongside our dynamic and supportive multi-disciplinary team, which includes Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech and Language Therapy.
Peartree House Rehabilitation is a private specialist unit based in Southampton, dedicated to providing assessment, treatment and management to people with an acquired brain injury or neurological condition. Through active neurological rehabilitation, slow stream rehabilitation or long-term complex care, we pride ourselves on providing goal-driven, patient-centred interventions. The service focuses on managing a range of deficits caused by an acquired brain injury and neurological problems, with the aim of reintegration into community, family, social, education and work situations.
Peartree House Rehabilitation fosters a learning environment and actively supports Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for all staff. There is a keen interest in developing and sharing knowledge, with regular opportunities to complete in-service training and attendance at conferences/courses. Access to regular external clinical supervision is supported within the post.
For a full job specification please check out NHS listing for this role: https://beta.jobs.nhs.uk/candidate/jobadvert/E0181-22-3195
Responsibilities and Duties
The post holder will help to provide a psychology service to Peartree House clients, whilst also offering intervention to those who are supported within our Peartree Community service.
This may require some travel to see clients in their own homes. You will be expected to work independently to provide a range of specialised cognitive, behavioural and emotional assessments and rehabilitation to clients.
You will need to demonstrate the ability to communicate complex, sensitive and emotive information to a range of people, some of whom may have serious neurological, cognitive, and/or behavioural difficulties.
The role extends to the supervision of Assistant psychologists, working with families and support networks (where appropriate), key-working, liaison with other agencies, opportunities for running groups, consultation and training/provision of support to other staff.
The post offers a fantastic opportunity to work collaboratively within a highly skilled and experienced multi-disciplinary team, promoting psychological approaches to assessment and intervention within neurorehabilitation. All applicants must have HCPC registration. Excellent teamworking, communication and organisational skills are essential.
Qualifications and Skills
- Honours degree in Psychology (2.1 or 1st Class)
- Eligibility for membership of DCP of the British Psychological Society & Chartered Status
- Post-graduate Doctoral level training in Clinical Psychology (e.g. DClinPsy) or equivalent
- Registered as a Practitioner Psychologist with the HCPC (Health & Care Professions Council)
- Substantial previous clinical experience within the field of neuropsychology, post qualification training in Clinical Neuropsychology (e.g. PGDip or MSc) or completing training
- Post qualification training in clinical supervision
Does this sound like the job for you?
If you would like to find out more about this post, or to arrange a visit, please contact Remi Katsande, General Manager on 02380 448168.
- Full-time, Part-time, Flexible Working
Certificate of Sponsorship
Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).
From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
In return we offer:
- Bonus Scheme
- Company events
- Company pension
- Cycle to work scheme
- Discounted or free food
- Flexible schedule
- On-site parking
- Wellness programmes
- Work from home
Job Types: Full-time, Part-Time, Flexible Working
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience