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Lead Psychologist - Clinical / Counselling / Forensic
Ref: CYG18848

Location
Bury, BL8 2BS
Salary
Up to £60,000pa DOE
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Thursday 28 October 2021

Are you a Lead Clinical/Forensic/Counselling Psychologist dedicated to delivering high quality care?

Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of specialist mental health services for more than 30 years.

With us, you’ll have the opportunity to progress your career as part of a dynamic, supportive team. 

We need an outstanding Lead Clinical/Forensic/Counselling Psychologist who’s passionate about helping people with a range of complex mental health needs.

Maximising positive outcomes & recovery for our patients – it’s a challenging, satisfying vocation.

At Cygnet, our perks go way beyond pension schemes and excellent professional development.

You’ll also enjoy shopping, travel and leisure discounts – as well as a range of healthcare and financial benefits – to support you to be happy both in and out of work.

So if you care about making a difference – every day – we want to hear from you!

Cygnet Hospital Bury:

Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents.

Your Day-to-Day…

  • Lead the development & management of the psychology service within a multidisciplinary team (MDT)
  • Carry out psychological assessments & provide therapy to individuals & groups
  • Collaboratively develop care plans with the MDT
  • Provide training and supervision to colleagues, and consultation to teams 
  • Provide expert knowledge & support within the service & to the wider clinical team
  • Evaluate the service, contribute to its development & carry out clinical research
  • Disseminate outcomes via conference presentations & publications.

We are looking for someone who is...

  • A HCPC registered Clinical/Forensic/Counseling Psychologist
  • Experienced in a clinical forensic or mental health setting
  • CAMHS eperience preffered
  • Preferably trained in complex therapies such as Schema focused, Cognitive Analytical and DBT 
  • Passionate about working with people with a range of complex mental health needs
  • Capable of treating difficulties such as self-harm, physical & verbal aggression, history of sexual offending and drug & alcohol problems
  • An excellent time, people and task manager with exceptional supervisory, training & communication skills.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities
  • Monthly reflective practice, & support with CPD opportunities
  • Expert clinical supervision & peer support
  • Employee referral scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • “Cycle to work” scheme & employee discount saving.

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Ready to make a positive change? 

Please click on the ‘apply now’ link below. 

Join us!

In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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