Principal Psychologist – Adult inpatients

Shire Healthcare are recruiting for a band 8b Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to work within a specialist inpatients service in central Bedfordshire.

The employer:

Our client specializes in supporting adult service users with mental health needs, learning disabilities and/or autism as well as having a dedicated DBT unit. This service is locked rehab which offer both a step up and step-down facility. The candidate appointed will have a key role in developing and shaping the future of this service.

Role summary

· Provide Psychology input to the MDT and patients

· Provide specialist psychological assessments and therapeutic intervention.

· Interventions can include DBT, CBT, CAT, ACT, narrative and systemic therapies.

· Provide clinical supervision and management members of the MDT.

Contract type – permanent

Hours – full time

Salary – from £53,352 FTE

Experience required:

Clinical and Counselling Psychologists applying will have experience working with complex mental health, learning disabilities and autism as well as previous experience providing leadership to an MDT.

Why Shire Healthcare?

You will be working with Lena Antoniou, a healthcare recruitment consultant with 1*6years experience, 10 years of which recruiting solely within Psychology* and therefore offering specialist knowledge and a passion for this industry. Lena can offer support and advice with CV writing, bespoke interview preparation and tips along with sound knowledge of the employer, the role, and their ethos.

Reference ID: SH 728 

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