Clinical / Forensic Psychologist
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St Andrew’s Healthcare is a charity providing specialist mental healthcare services. We work in partnership with a number of NHS, voluntary, educational and research organisations to deliver a range of specialist inpatient and community mental healthcare services, education and research that helps to improve the lives of people with complex mental health needs.
At our Birmingham site we provide medium and low secure services for men and women with mental illness alongside our Reach Out network collegues. Our aim is to provide high-quality assessment, care and treatment, helping patients to progress to the least restrictive setting by equipping them with the skills required to live as independently as possible, closer to communities of their choosing.
Our teams are multi-disciplinary with extensive knowledge, skills and experience of working with individuals within a low and medium secure forensic setting. We include patients in planning their care, valuing and embracing each and every individual’s unique qualities.
You and the role
We are currently looking to appoint a qualified or newly qualified Psychologist who has experience or an interest of working with complex and challenging patient groups, and will be eligible for, or hold HCPC registration.
Psychology is highly valued within the service and embedded within a multi-disciplinary approach. The post holder will be fully involved in the development, delivery and evaluation of a range of assessments and formulation-led interventions. You will be joining a motivated and supportive team with a variety of therapeutic knowledge including Arts Psychotherapy, EMDR, DBT and trauma focused care. There will be the opportunity to work with a variety of client groups, including the opportunity to work with older adults and adults of working age.
There will be opportunities for joint professional work and involvement in clinical supervision, support and training and we actively support innovation and research - You can expect to receive good support and supervision and will play a vital part in the promotion of this service. Participation in continued professional development is encouraged.
We offer an excellent benefits package including 38 days holiday, sickness policy on par with NHS, car lease scheme, free parking, cycle to work scheme, healthcare discounts and opportunities for research, training and CPD.
We would love you to apply but if you would like an informal discussion please contact: Dr Helena Markall, Lead Consultant Psychologist, on 0121 432 2141 email: firstname.lastname@example.org, who will be very happy to hear from you.