Assistant Psychologist
Ref: CYG05630

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  • Location
  • Cygnet Delfryn House, Alfonas, Argoed Hall Lane, Mold, Flintshire, CH7 6FQ
  • Salary
  • £19,000 PA
  • Hours
  • Full Time
  • Closing date
  • 14/06/2019
  • We are looking for a dedicated, caring individual to join the company as an Assistant Psychologist on a full time basis. We offer excellent training and career progression opportunities as well as a variety of staff benefits. 

    Set amid the rolling hills of Flintshire, Cygnet Delfryn House is our 28 bed high dependency inpatient rehabilitation service for men who have severe and enduring mental illness and who may have been detained under the Mental Health Act. Men placed with us often come from multiple placement breakdowns, failed treatment programmes or are stepping down from secure settings.

    The post will be full time, Monday-Friday.

    Job Role

    We are seeking an academically strong candidate to support and enhance the psychological care of service users within Cygnet Delfryn House by assisting the Qualified Psychologist in the delivery and evaluation of Psychological Services that meet Cygnet Healthcare objectives, national strategic and policy guidelines, commissioner requirements and user and carer needs and expectations.  To thereby help understand, prevent and ameliorate psychological distress and disorder and improve mental health and wellbeing of clients. The role involves the administration, scoring and report writing of psychometric assessments, standardised risk assessments, clinical formulation, care plans and supervised individual and group interventions. 

    Full induction training is given. You will be learning all the time through our on-going mentoring and support. Clinical supervision is an important part of development, which will be provided by a senior psychologist and there will be training opportunities to support professional development.

    Candidate Profile

    You will be a strong team player, confident, motivated and well organised. You will have a good understanding of the role of therapeutic boundaries and the importance of evidence-based interventions. Patience and commitment are essential, but above all you will be someone with a genuine desire to help others with excellent verbal and written skills. We are looking for someone with a good degree in Psychology, previous experience within an Assistant Psychologist role and experience in female services is desirable but not essential.

    Closing date:  28th June 2019

    Please note the vacancy may close prior to this date if a large number of applications are received.


    Successful candidates will have to meet the person specification in order to be offered this post. Cygnet Healthcare is committed to Safeguarding and protecting the service users within our care. All candidates will be subject to an enhanced DBS check and reference checks. Cygnet Healthcare is an equal opportunities employer.

  • Job Description
  • Assistant_Psychologist_Job_Description.docx

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