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Assistant Psychologist (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

Salary Details:
£10.41 per hour
22 Nov 2021
06 Dec 2021

About The Role

Assistant Psychologist – Murdostoun Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre 37.5 hours per week (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

Murdostoun Brain Injury Rehabilitation and Neurological Care Centre is an award-winning 47 bed centre providing specialist person-centred assessments, treatment and rehabilitation for patients with an acquired brain injury or other complex neurological condition including behaviours that challenge. The centre is located in Lanarkshire just off the M8, with easy access to Glasgow and Edinburgh. We employ staff in a variety of different roles and provide on-going support with comprehensive training, learning and development opportunities.

Main responsibilities of the Assistant Psychologist are:
• To work under the supervision of a qualified and registered Clinical Psychologist.

• Provide support to qualified Clinical Psychologist staff in their assessment, treatment, research, teaching and audit activities.

• To assist with psychological assessments intended to help formulate patients' presenting problems and then inform care planning and risk management procedures.

• To help support individual or group treatment.

• To work as part of the multi-disciplinary team.

• To contribute to service evaluation, research and policy development and to provide consultation as/when appropriate, as well as further promoting the service.

• Exercise autonomous professional responsibility based on Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics specific to own profession and company policies.

In order to achieve this our Assistant Psychologist should have:

First Degree in Psychology of 2:1 or above
Eligible for Graduate Membership of BPS
Highly motivated, resourceful and enthusiastic
A prior experience desirable but not essential

Your role will be pivotal within this team. This exciting role will mean you are responsible for working as a key part of the multidisciplinary team providing services throughout the facility.

If you have the skills to succeed in this role and are committed to the provision of quality care please submit your CV with covering letter to the HR dept.

Please note we will close this vacancy when we have received enough applications, so if you wish to apply please do so asap.

About You

Please take a look at our progressive and rewarding benefits package
• Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
• Maternity leave at 3 month’s full pay and 3 month’s half pay
• 2 week’s paid paternity leave
• Shared parental leave, matching the maternity leave benefit
• A thorough Induction Programme tailored to the hospital where you will be working
• Clear pay structure, with competitive rates
• Generous annual leave allowance
• Sick pay of 4 weeks full pay and 4 weeks half pay
• The opportunity to participate in a company contributory pension scheme with up to 3% matching contributions
• Death in service benefit equivalent to 2 x salary
• A range of staff discounts
• Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, gender, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, disability or social background. This is a great opportunity for someone to make a difference.

For a more detailed job spec please take a look at our Website where you can also read some inspiring stories and find out why working at Huntercombe really sets us apart from the rest on the link here https://huntercombe.com/work-with-us/

About The Company

Huntercombe Group are one the leading specialist healthcare providers, with hospital and centres throughout England and Scotland, delivering wide ranging services in adult mental health and learning disabilities, specialist brain injury, child and adult mental health services (CAMHS) including eating disorders and social care for children with special needs.
Our aspiration is to nurture the world, one person at a time and that’s why everything we do is designed to provide the best care and recovery for our patients and residents
We’re proud to have recruited some of the most experienced doctors, nurses and therapists in their fields and alongside our supportive stable Management structure we hope that it’s you that can help make a difference to our excellent teams and workforce.