Clinical Psychologist

30.00 - 40.00 GBP Hourly + GBP30 - GBP40/hour
01 May 2019
29 May 2019
Contract Type
We are currently recruiting for a Clinical Psychologist to pick up full time hours with one of our private mental health clients based in Warwickshire.

Our client is looking to bring in a locum but will consider someone to go perm straight away, hourly rate is open to negotiate depending on experience.

Our client offers a rehab facility to male service users, the unit consists of around 30 beds for the users.

As a psychologist you will:

* To undertake specialised clinical work within the service and with external agencies, which will include assessment, direct and indirect intervention, supervision, training and consultancy. To provide specialist knowledge and consultation to staff at all levels and contribute to their development.

* To utilise research and training skills and knowledge for audit, policy and service development, research activity and other programmes within the service.

* Be responsible for accurate mental health clustering of all patients on admission, discharge and at review if applicable.

* Ensure all mental health clustering information is passed onto other THG teams or services on transfer of patients if applicable.

* Ensure the accuracy and quality of mental health clustering activity within the team if applicable.

* Where required, to contribute specialist psychological skills and advice with regards to the design and implementation of strategic planning, organisational and service developments, staff training and support initiatives within the Service.


* Provision of specialist clinical psychology assessment of individuals, carers and families referred to the service, using and interpreting complex psychological data from a variety of sources.

* Formulation and implementation of formal psychological treatment and/or management plans, based upon an appropriate conceptual framework of the service user's problems. Responsible for implementing a range of psychological interventions for patients and, where appropriate, carers and families. To make highly skilled evaluations and decisions about treatment options taking into account theoretical and therapeutic models and highly complex factors concerning historical and developmental processes.

* To exercise autonomous professional responsibility for the assessment, treatment and discharge of people whose problems are managed by psychologically based standard care plans under the care of this post holder. To ensure appropriate assessment, formulation and interventions, communicating with the referral agent and others involved with the care on a regular basis.

* To provide specialist clinical psychology expertise, knowledge, advice, guidance and consultation to facilitate the effective and appropriate provision of psychological care by all members of the service clinical team.

Caritas Recruitment is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy