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Qualified Psychologist - Part time
Ref: CYG36210

Cedars, B9 5LY
£44,353pa (FTE £55,441)
Part Time
Closing date
Wednesday 5 June 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 Clinical, Forensic or Counselling Psychologist who’s passionate about helping people with a range of complex mental health needs.

Please note applicants within 6 months of qualifying are welcome to apply for this role.

Maximising positive outcomes & recovery for our service users is a challenging, satisfying vocation.

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

Cygnet Cedars:

Cygnet Cedars is a 24-bed high dependency complex care service for men with learning disabilities, associated complex needs and who may have behaviours that challenge. We accept emergency referrals and the team are experienced in managing them quickly and efficiently to ensure the transition for each individual is as smooth as possible.

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 & publications.

We are looking for someone who is... 

  • A HCPC registered Clinical, Forensic or Counselling Psychologist with experience in a forensic or mental health setting
  • Experience working within a Learning Disability service or a keen interest of working with Adults with challenging behaviours.
  • Passionate about working with people with a range of complex mental health needs
  • Preferably trained in complex therapies such as Schema focused, Cognitive Analytical & DBT
  • Capable of treating difficulties such as self-harm, physical & verbal aggression, history of sexual offending & 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.

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