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Consultant Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist

  • Location:

    Cambridgeshire, England

  • Sector:

    Specialist Nursing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £63000 - £80000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gareth Price

  • Contact email:

    gareth@vrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    GPPSYCAM_1584098205

  • Published:

    28 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-04-12

  • Consultant:

    Gareth Price

Vetro have a great new opportunity for a Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist Consultant at a Neurological Centre in Cambridgeshire.

Job Description:

You will be working in an environment where there is a strong emphasis on teamwork and CPD, where you will have continuous access to a range of training opportunities to move your career forward.

Reporting directly to the Hospital Director, you will be responsible for delivering strategic and clinical strategies to grow and further develop the neurobehavioural care pathway through specialist psychological advice and consultations.

As a member of the senior management team, you will take prime responsibility in leading and overseeing the specialised psychological programme in operation at the Neurological Centre. You will assist in leading the transdisciplinary team, providing supervision and support, whilst ensuring they have access to and understanding of the concepts and principles underpinning the framework and the specialised skills required to work successfully within this service model.

You will have experience and knowledge in carrying service users caseload, including assessing service users with complex needs, and designing and delivering specialist psychological treatment within neurological care services.

Salary:

Join the team as a full-time Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist Consultant and work for 37.5 hours between Monday to Friday and receive between £63,000 - £80,000 a year.

Additional Benefits:

  • The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
  • Free meals and parking
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Career development and training
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Enhanced Maternity Package

There is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts and special offers, car leasing without a credit check, holiday financing and much more.

Required:

  • Recipient of a BPS accredited and HCPC approved Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or equivalent.
  • Registered as a Clinical Psychologist with the HCPC.
  • Chartered Member of the BPS and member of the Division of Neuropsychology.
  • Enrolled on the BPS Specialist Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists.
  • A Consultant (or eligible to be a Consultant) Clinical Psychologist with a proven track record of effectively delivering clinical neuropsychology input to neurobehavioural rehabilitation services.
  • To be a clinical leader and team player of the highest integrity who can encourage and motivate others.
  • Evidence of continued innovative practice through peer endorsement (journal papers, book chapters, speaker at national/international conference platforms).
  • Management experience including leadership of teams of psychologists.
  • Evidence of engagement in ABI networks.
  • A clinical leader of the highest integrity who can encourage and motivate others
  • A psychologist who can positively influence a range of internal/external stakeholders to effectively promote and market neurobehavioural rehabilitation services.
  • A professional who can work with the Hospital Director and Neurological Senior Management Team in setting standards, producing recommendations and communicating these.
  • Advanced skills required to assess, formulate, intervene and evaluate complex cases, requiring the ability to manage multifaceted information, working in conjunction with service users and the transdisciplinary team, and drawing from a range of applicable therapeutic, evidence-based psychological therapies
  • Well-developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex, highly technical and/or clinically sensitive information to clients, their families, carers and other professional colleagues.
  • Knowledgeable regarding the provision of neurobehavioural rehabilitation and other associated specialist services in the UK.
  • Skills in providing consultation to clinicians, carers, families and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Post-doctoral level knowledge and application of research methodology, research design and complex, multivariate data analysis.
  • High-level knowledge of legislation and its implications for clinical practice concerning acquired brain-injured patients e.g. Mental Capacity Act.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development as recommended by the BPS and HCPC.

Responsibilities:

  • The post holder has delegated responsibility for clinical activity in the service. Key functions include enablement and delivery of the Strategic and Clinical strategies to grow and further develop the neurobehavioural care pathway, and to identify and develop, where appropriate, additional services for other neurological conditions. The post holder is expected to play a full role as a member of the Senior Management Team of the service, and to support the Neurological Senior Management Team, and advise the latter regarding the development of sustainable new services.
  • To take prime responsibility in leading and overseeing the specialised psychological programme in operation at the Neurological Centre.
  • To deliver clinical neuropsychology as a specialist discipline as applicable to the service and manage all other members of the Psychology profession employed within the Hospital.
  • To ensure that all members of the transdisciplinary team have access to and understanding of the concepts and principles underpinning framework and the specialised skills required to work successfully within this service model.
  • To provide specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals contributing directly to the service users' formulation, diagnosis, and treatment plan. To provide expertise, advice, and support to facilitate the effective and appropriate provision of psychological treatments by other members of the transdisciplinary team.
  • Contributing to other specialised assessments as required, including risk and capacity, and to provide advice to other professions on psychological aspects of risk assessment and risk management.
  • Actively engage in and contribute to appropriate local and national networks and with other stakeholders to raise the profile of the Neurological Centre and our Client's Neurological Division. A key function of the post is forming positive relationships with commissioners of neurological services, and in assessing the suitability of referrals made to the service quickly, efficiently and helpfully.
  • In conjunction with the Clinical Director, to ensure all non-medical therapeutic approaches are underpinned by an appropriate conceptual model, have an empirical evidence base, and that their effectiveness is measured.
  • To routinely monitor service level clinical outcome measures to make certain that the Neurological Centre is a center of clinical excellence, and where necessary identify areas for continual improvement in the quality of the therapeutic programme.
  • To always communicate with others in a skilled and sensitive manner.

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