Assistant Psychologist
Ref: CYG06511

  • Location
  • Cygnet Maidstone, Gidds Pond Road, Off Newnham Court Way, Weavering, Maidstone, Kent ME14 5FT
  • Salary
  • Up to £21,000
  • Closing date
  • 30/09/2019
  • We are looking for an Assistant Psychologist to join our team at Cygnet Maidstone

    This role will be a full time position working 37.5 hours per week.

    Your Day-to-Day…

    We are seeking an academically strong candidate to support and enhance the psychological care of patients at the service by assisting the Qualified Psychologist with;

    • Contributing to assessments, scoring and reporting (verbal / written)
    • Clinical formulation and implementing care plans for psychological treatment
    • Planning, delivering and evaluating individual / group programmes
    • Administration, audit, research and service development

    We’re looking for someone who is…

    • Degree qualified in Psychology (2:1 or above) or equivalent
    • BPS (British Psychological Society) Accredited
    • Preferably experienced in health care and/or in an Assistant Psychologist role
    • Passionate about learning and working as part of an interdisciplinary team
    • Qualified to Master’s degree level or higher in Psychology (preferable)

    Why Cygnet? We’ll offer you…

    • Salary: Up to £21,000
    • Company pension scheme
    • A comprehensive employee assistance programme and discount centre e.g. NHS card
    • Free meals
    • Internal and external CPD opportunities
    • Opportunities to become involved in research
    • Clinical supervision and peer support

    Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

    Closing date:  30th September 2019

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

    What next?

    Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years.

    If you care about making a difference – every day – we want to talk to you!

    Click the link to apply.

  • Location Information
  • Cygnet Hospital Maidstone is our state-of-the-art, 65 bed mental health facility for adults situated in the new Kent Medical Campus in Maidstone.

    Cygnet Hospital Maidstone is purpose built to meet the latest national specifications for improving mental health within a therapeutic environment. The hospital will provide an important and much-needed service for local patients from Kent.

    The hospital’s services have been requested and agreed by local and regional NHS bodies to meet the urgent demand for specialist mental health services within Kent. The aim is to ensure that local people can be treated close to home and as near as possible to their friends and family.


    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.

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