Clinical/Counselling/Forensic Psychologist
Ref: CYG11862


  • Location
  • Cygnet Bury, Buller Street, Bury, BL8 2BS
  • Salary
  • Up to £65,000pa DOE
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 21/12/2020
  • Cygnet Health Care was established in 1988. Since then we have developed a wide range of services for individuals with mental health needs and Personality Disorder within the UK. We have built a reputation for delivering pioneering services and outstanding outcomes for the people in our care.

    Our expert and highly dedicated care team of 8800 employees empower 3000 individuals across 140 services to consistently make a positive difference to their lives, through service-user focused care and rehabilitation.

    Cygnet Hospital Bury:

    Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents.

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...

    Due to a recent expansion in our services we are seeking a Qualified Psychologist for the adult secure wards. The post holder will also have a clinical case load and be expected to work systemically with staff as well as directly with clients. You will provide consultation about the psychological care of the client group to staff, families and other agencies.

    You will have experience of working with clients who present with personality disorder and mental illness. This should include experience of undertaking recognised assessments such as the HCR-20, SVR-20/ RSVP, PCL-R and IPDE as well experience of delivering interventions to target forensic treatment needs such as violence.  Experience of how to work with therapy interfering behaviours using specialised interventions for this client group would also be regarded as advantageous (e.g. CBT/ DBT/ Schema Therapy/ MBT etc).

    Within the multi-disciplinary team setting you will be expected to offer psychological insight and knowledge, whilst supporting the clinical, nursing and direct care teams in making skilled evaluations and decisions about risk and promoting psychologically informed environments.

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 25 days annual leave plus Bank holidays
    • Fully paid training
    • Paid DBS
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • NHS Discount (Blue Light Card)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Opportunities to progress and develop

     

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Bury provides a wide range of inpatient mental health services for men and women including specialist deaf services and CAMHS provision for adolescents.

    Security levels range between medium secure to rehabilitation services.

    Each service user has a bedroom with en suite facilities and a range of communal spaces including a gym, laundry, occupational therapy kitchen, therapy garden and woodland walkways down to the Elton Reservoir.

     

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

  • Job Description
  • Psychologist_Job_Description_bury.docx

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