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Principal Psychologist - Clinical/Counselling/Forensic
Ref: CYG35455

Location
Maidstone, ME14 5FT
Salary
Up to £58,000pa DOE
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Monday 22 April 2024

Are you an outstanding Qualified Psychologist with a passion for delivering high quality care? 

Cygnet 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 Principal Psychologist who’s passionate about helping people with a range of complex mental health needs.

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

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

Cygnet Hospital Maidstone:

Cygnet Hospital Maidstone is our state-of-the-art, 65 bed mental health facility for adults situated in the Kent Medical Campus in Maidstone.

Cygnet Hospital Maidstone is purpose built to meet the latest national specifications for improving mental health within a therapeutic environment. The hospital will provide an important and much-needed service for local patients from Kent.

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/Counselling/Forensic Psychologist with experience in a Clinical, forensic or mental health setting
  • 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?

If interested, please apply below or forward your cv to vickylinstead@cygnethealth.co.uk

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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