Clinical / Forensic / Counselling Psychologist
Ref: CYG19116

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications. You can set up a job alert or view our current vacancies
Set up a job alert View current vacancies

Location
Churchill, SE1 7PW
Salary
Up to £42,000pa DOE
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 4 October 2021

Are you an outstanding Clinical/Forensic/Counselling Psychologist with a passion for 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 chance to progress your career as part of a dynamic, supportive team. 

We need a 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 Churchill:

Cygnet Churchill, in south London, is a 57 bed inpatient mental health hospital for men. Cygnet Churchill has four wards including an emergency acute admissions service (Juniper Ward) and three high dependency inpatient rehabilitation services (Elm Court, Maple Court and Mulberry Court).

Maple Ward:

Maple Court (18 beds) is Cygnet Churchill's specialist high dependency inpatient rehabilitation services for men who have severe and enduring mental illness, who may have been detained under the Mental Health Act.

Your Day-to-Day…

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

We are looking for someone who is...

  • A HCPC registered Clinical/Forensic/Counselling Psychologist with experience in a clinical forensic or mental health setting
  • Applicants within 6 months of qualifying are welcome to apply under our Preceptorhip scheme
  • 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.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Strong career progression opportunities into management roles 
  • 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.

Location Information

To see detailed information about this location please click here 

What next?
If you care about making a difference – we want to talk to you.
Click the button to apply.

Job Description