Forensic Psychologist - Mental Health Hospital - Secure Male & Female Deaf Service - Bury, Lancashire - £37,078 per annum
Working hours: Permanent, Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
I am currently recruiting for an experienced Psychologist who has experience working within a forensic setting to join a fully compliant mental health hospital in Bury, Lancashire.
You will be working within their Deaf service for men which provides treatment in both medium and low secure settings as well as their medium secure service for Deaf women which is the only one available in the UK.
You will provide a high standard of clinical psychology within the Forensic and Rehabilitation settings. You will work continuously and exercise responsibility for the systematic governance of psychological practice within the Hospital.
As a Forensic Psychologist, you will benefit from:
- Free Parking
- Childcare Vouchers
- Pension Scheme
- Competitive pay ranges with enhancements for working night shifts
- Performance and contribution recognised through pay
- Flexible working options
- Enhanced Maternity benefits
- Annual holiday entitlement
As a Forensic Psychologist your daily duties include:
- Being responsible for the assessment, formulation and treatment of newly-referred and newly-admitted patients to the Hospital
- Working collaboratively with all the team to promote the quality of life, wellbeing and best interests of the Service users.
- Working alongside the Consultant Clinical Psychologist and other professionals to ensure that treatment programmes are delivered effectively, efficiently and in a timely manner
- Developing and implementing psychological treatment and evaluation plans
- Monitoring, reviewing and developing therapeutic interventions, individual support guidelines and behavioural support programmes
As a Forensic Psychologist you will have:
- Post Graduate qualification in Clinical or Forensic Psychology
- Experience of working in a forensic setting
- Valid registration with HCPC (or qualification pending)
- Knowledge of legislation and its implication for both clinical practice and professional management in relation to the client group and mental health