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Clinical Psychologist

Salary Details:
£37,596 - £41,457 per annum
10 Jun 2020
About The Role
Clinical Psychologist

Murdostoun is a 45 bed Campus facility providing services for acquired brain injury and complex neurological conditions including behaviours that challenge.

Murdostoun offers individual assessments, treatment and rehabilitation within a structured environment utilising a bio-psychosocial model. This enables the client and the interdisciplinary team to collaboratively reduce risk and barriers to social inclusion while enhancing the principles of person-centred care, working in partnership with our client’s families, their referrers and commissioners.

In addition the services offer long-term residential placements to clients with complex brain injury or neurodisability including those who require neuro palliative nursing care. Our multidisciplinary team works closely with health boards and social services throughout Scotland to provide a seamless pathway of care.

The successful candidate will:

* Be HCPC registered with a postgraduate doctoral level training in Clinical Psychology
*Have knowledge and skills in two or more distinct psychological therapies, including CBT;
*Be competent in the selection, administration and interpretation of a range of cognitive assessments to inform formulation.
*Have knowledge and skills in neuropsychology;
*Demonstrate skills in the use of complex methods of psychological assessment, formulation, treatment and evaluation;
*Display skills in providing consultation to other professional and non-professional groups;
*Have doctoral level knowledge of research methodology, design and complex data analysis;
*Gained knowledge of mental health legislation;
*Display a high degree of professionalism in the face of frequently highly emotive and distressing problems, verbal abuse and the threat of physical abuse;
*Have well developed skills in the ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, complex and highly sensitive information to patients, their families and carers, and other professional colleagues within and outside the company;
*Show the ability to plan and prioritise workload, and work under pressure;
*Have the ability to be accountable for clinical decisions and work within ethical guidelines.
*Desirable: Experience in supervising assistant psychologists.

Your role will be pivotal within this dynamic team. This exciting and dynamic role will mean you are responsible for working as a key part of the multidisciplinary team and for holding your own clinical case load.

The Huntercombe Group provide a variety of competitive benefits, including free life cover, contributory pension scheme, free parking and uniform where applicable.

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.