Principal Psychologist


Industry Sector: Psychology


Buckinghamshire, Milton Keynes

Type: Permanent

Salary: £53168 - £62001 per annum + (Full Time Equivalent)

Start Date: ASAP

Duration: Ongoing

Job Description

Clinical Psychologist

Part Time

£53168 - £62001 DOE per annum (Full Time Equivalent)

Neuro experience required

SummaryThe Client is looking for a Principal Psychologist who wants to develop their experience by working in their highly regarded service in a specialist residential centre that provides continuing rehabilitation and specialist care and support for people with an acquired brain injury (ABI). It forms part of the nationwide network of rehabilitation support services provided by The Client.

The residential centre works with people who have to cope with a range of cognitive, physical and/or emotional symptoms following a severe brain injury. Rehabilitation is based on a neurobehavioral approach and focuses on enabling service users to function more independently and to participate in as many of their previous roles and activities as possible, while developing their lives with privacy, dignity and respect.

You will provide strategic, professional leadership to the multi-disciplinary rehabilitation team, which includes Assistant Psychologists, Rehabilitation Support Workers, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists and Speech and Language Therapists.

Your responsibilities will include:

* Ensuring the provision and development of high quality, innovative, and evidence based neuropsychological rehabilitation practice.
* Providing specialist psychological assessment of our service users, using psychological and neuropsychological tests, self-report scales, structured observations and interviews;
* Formulating and implementing specialist psychological treatment plans for mental health and adjustment difficulties based on a multi-factorial psychological understanding and current evidence-based best practice;
* Contributing highly specialist psychological advice to the multi-disciplinary formulation of appropriate therapeutic approaches or intervention plans, and supervising their implementation;
* Undertaking psychologically based risk assessment and risk management for relevant service users and advising team members appropriately;
* Participating in multidisciplinary team meetings concerned with the delivery and development of clinical services; - Supporting Service Managers/Regional Managers in all aspects of managing the service and to report to the Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist.

* Must be HCPC registered
* Must have experience working in neurorehabilitation
* Must be based in the UK

For more information, or to apply, please contact me via the below:

T: 020 7614 4260
Clinical Psychology, Psychology, neuropsychology, Mental Health, brain injury


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