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Band 7 Psychologist – Antrim

Posted 4 days ago

First Choice Ballymena are excited to be recruiting a temporary Band 7 Clinical Psychologist/ Counselling Psychologist/ Psychological Therapist on behalf of our client to work within the Clinical Health Psychology Service. The role is based in Antrim and is due to start immediately until 31st March 2022. The pay rate is £19.89 with a working week of 37.5 hours between Monday to Friday. Successful candidate may be required to travel to Coleraine and Mid-Ulster sites.

Job Duties

  • To provide psychological interventions to adults (18 and over) with long term and life-limiting physical health conditions affecting their psychological health and wellbeing
  • To provide psychological assessment and interventions to individuals, carers, and groups
  • To offer advice and consultation on clients’ psychological health care to non-psychologist colleagues
  • To review and evaluate treatment plans and risk management plans for clients
  • To plan and implement care and treatment or management, as appropriate to the mental health difficulties of the client’s
  • Deliver a range of evidence-based psychological interventions to individuals
  • To work autonomously within professional guidelines and to contribute to delivery and achievement of performance management targets
  • Essential Criteria

  • Experience in providing a direct psychological therapy service to adults experiencing psychological distress relating to physical ill health
  • Registration with HCPC OR
  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant area or core mental health profession (e.g., nursing, social work, occupational therapy, counselling, physiotherapy, psychology, psychotherapy) OR
  • Accreditable qualification in at least one mode of evidence-based psychological therapy
  • Full driving licence with access to transport
  • Desired Criteria

  • A warm and empathic manner with enthusiasm and ability to contribute to a team approach
  • Skills in the use of complex methods of psychological assessment, intervention, and management
  • The ability to communicate effectively, at both a written and oral level
  • More Information

    What We Will Offer You:

    • £19.89 per hour with yearly increments
    • Mileage allowance
    • Free parking
    • A minimum of 28 days paid holiday’s (pro rata)
    • Inclusion into our company pension scheme

    The Nitty Gritty:

    • Hours of work 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday
    • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
    • Closing date of advertisement 27.10.21 @ 5.00pm
    • Start Date for role will be as soon as all relevant pre-employment checks are in place

    The Next Steps, How To Contact The Team That Ticks All The Boxes:

    • Contact Ellen McCartney or Chelsea McCallion-Graham on 02825648477
    • Simply click the apply button

    Band 7 Psychologist – Antrim

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