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Preceptor / Newly Qualified Psychologist - £2,000 Relocation Package
Ref: CYG36582

Nield House, CW1 4QW
Up to £51,000pa DOE
Full Time
Closing date
Wednesday 3 July 2024

Are you an outstanding Clinical/Counselling/Forensic 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 Psychologist who’s passionate about helping people with a range of complex mental health needs. Working on a full time, 40 hours per week basis.

Please note this role would suit all levels of skill set from a preceptor / Qualified Psychologist.

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 Nield House:

Cygnet Nield House in Crewe is our 29-bed mental health hospital for women.

Cygnet Nield House is split into two distinct wards, each offering specialist mental health services:

Clarion Ward, a 14 bed complex personality disorder service for women with a dual diagnosis of personality disorder and co-morbid disordered eating.

Compton Ward, a 15 bed acute service for women. The service provides a safe and stabilising environment for women who are experiencing an acute episode of mental illness and require an emergency admission.

Your Day-to-Day…

  • You’ll be working 40 hours a week
  • Work as a team Psychologist within the multidisciplinary team (MDT) on Compton Ward
  • Carry out psychological assessments & provide  both individual and group work
  • 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.
  • Facilitate formulation meetings

We are looking for someone who is...

  • A HCPC registered Psychologist or applicants awaiting HCPC registration (Newly Qualified)
  • Candidates within 12 months of qualifying
  • Experience in a clinical forensic or mental health setting
  • Experience or a passion for working within an Acute/PICU service
  • Preferably trained in or with an interest in  brief solution focussed therapies and/ or trauma informed work
  • Passionate about working with people with a range of complex mental health needs
  • Capable of treating difficulties such as self-harm, physical & verbal aggression.

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Relocation package of £2,000 t&c's apply
  • 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 or email

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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