Assistant Psychologist
Ref: CYG36963

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Location
Nield House, CW1 4QW
Salary
£26,500 p/a
Hours
Full Time
Closing date
Friday 19 July 2024

We are looking for an Assistant Psychologist to join our team at Cygnet Nield House. 

This role will be working 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

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.

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…
We are seeking an academically strong candidate to support and enhance the psychological care of patients at the service by assisting the Qualified Psychologist with;

  • Contributing to assessments, scoring and reporting (verbal / written)
  • Clinical formulation and implementing care plans for psychological treatment
  • Planning, delivering and evaluating individual / group programmes
  • Administration, audit, research and service development

We’re looking for someone who is…

  • Degree qualified in Psychology (2:1 or above) or equivalent
  • BPS (British Psychological Society) Accredited
  • Preferably experienced in health care and/or in an Assistant Psychologist role 
  • Passionate about learning and working as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Qualified to Master’s degree level or higher in Psychology (preferable)

Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

  • Salary: £26,500pa
  • Company pension scheme
  • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre e.g. NHS card
  • Most of our sites provide free meals on shift
  • Internal and external CPD opportunities 
  • Opportunities to become involved in research
  • Clinical supervision and peer support

Requirements

Contracted hours: 40 per week

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

This vacancy may close prior to this date if a large number of applications are received.

Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years. In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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