Exciting opportunity for Clinical Psychologist working in brain injury rehabilitation
The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is looking for a Clinical Psychologist who wants to develop their experience by working in our highly regarded service Graham Anderson House, in Glasgow.
Graham Anderson House is a 25 bed neurobehavioural assessment and post-acute rehabilitation hospital for people with acquired brain injury and complex needs. On the same site our newest development, Eastfields (16 beds), includes transitional living options for people with high risk profiles.
Both services have an excellent reputation; recently Graham Anderson House received an 'Exceptional' grade from Healthcare Improvement Scotland, and the Care Inspectorate reported that Eastfields had 'very good' quality of care and support.
You will work as part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team, which includes a Consultant Neuropsychologist, Clinical Psychologists and Assistant Psychologists, Speech and Language Therapists, Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists. Along with our Rehabilitation Support Worker team we deliver a neurobehavioural rehabilitation service for people with acquired brain injury and complex needs.
This post would suit a motivated newly qualified Clinical Psychologist.
Your responsibilities will include:
providing specialist psychological assessment of our service users, using psychological and neuropsychological tests, self-report scales, structured observations and interviews with all stakeholder;
formulating and implementing specialist psychological treatment plans for mental health and adjustment difficulties based on a multi-factorial psychological understanding and current evidence-based best practice;
contributing highly specialist psychological advice to the multi-disciplinary formulation of appropriate therapeutic approaches or intervention plans;
undertaking psychologically based risk assessment and risk management for relevant service users and advising team members appropriately;
participating in multidisciplinary team meetings concerned with the delivery and development of clinical services;
You will also have the opportunity to initiate and conduct psychologically based research, relevant to the service users at Graham Anderson House/Eastfields, as agreed with the Consultant Neuropsychologist.
What are we looking for?
The successful applicant will have a doctorate in clinical psychology (or equivalent) accredited by BPS. It's essential you have the ability to communicate well at all levels and are able to gather, analyse and interpret complex multi-factorial clinical information. We are also looking for an individual who has excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with complex emotive subjects.
You'll need excellent organisation skills, the ability to prioritise workloads as well as the ability to administer and interpret a range of psychometric test material.
- A salary of £37,560 - £43,772 DOE
- 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays)
- Excellent training and support
- Group life assurance
- Eye voucher scheme
- Long service and staff awards
- Free parking
- Nationwide employee staff discounts including discounted gym membership, eating out and shopping.
This is a permanent position, working Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm.
If this position sounds of interest to you, apply with your CV to email@example.com today!
Please Note: This post is subject to a PVG check (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) and references.