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Clinical Psychologist

Posted 2 weeks ago

What The Job Is:

First Choice are excited to be recruiting a temporary Clinical Psychologist on behalf of our client, which is part of a busy hospital environment. The role is based in Ballymena and is due to start at the end of September for a period of at least 12 months. The pay rate is £23.40 with a working week of 25 hours working Monday to Friday.

Who The Job Is For:

The Client we are recruiting on behalf of is a hospital setting, working alongside Children with learning disabilities within Therapeutic Support Service. Successful applicants will be accountable for their own professional practice in the delivery of highly specialist psychological care to children and young people with an intellectual disability and highly complex presentations.

What The Job Entails:

This is a diverse role and will include a number of key areas such as:

  • Being compassionate in meeting the needs of clients, their carers and families
  • Providing clinical supervision and training to less experienced colleagues within the designated psychology service and to other members of the team
  • Providing specialist psychological assessments of children with an intellectual disability
  • Formulating and implementing a range of psychological interventions for individuals
  • Exercising autonomous professional responsibility for the assessment, treatment and discharge of clients

What We Need From You:

  • Experience of working as a qualified clinical/ counselling psychologist for a minimum of 2 years
  • Experience of working with a wide variety of client groups
  • Experience of assessing and delivering psychological interventions across the full range of care setting
  • Formal training in supervision of other psychologists
  • Registration with HCPC
  • Honours Degree in Psychology with Post Graduate Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or Counselling Psychology
  • Full driving licence with access to transport

What We Would Like From You:

  • A warm and empathetic manner with enthusiasm and ability to contribute to a team approach
  • Skills in the use of complex methods of psychological assessment, intervention and management

What We Will Offer You:

  • £23.40 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 25 hours per week Monday to Friday
  • 24 Hour on call service that can be accessed for emergencies
  • Closing date of advertisement 28.09.20 @ 5pm
  • 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 or Sarah
  • Simply click the apply button

First Choice is an equal opportunities employer

Clinical Psychologist

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