Assistant Psychologist
Ref: CYG06827

  • Location
  • Cygnet Bierley, Bierley Lane, Bradford, BD4 6AD
  • Salary
  • £19,000 - £22,000
  • Closing date
  • 25/10/2019
  • We are looking for an Assistant Psychologist to join our team at Cygnet Hospital Bierley

    This role will be working Monday to Friday 9.00 to 17:00

    Cygnet Hospital Bierley provides a range of low secure, specialist and psychiatric intensive care services for men and women, including a specialist personality disorder service for women.

    The hospital is set across four wards offering single-sex male and female specialist mental health services in low secure and locked environments. All our services are provided under the umbrella of a recovery orientated approach and are reviewed through the CPA framework.

    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: £19,000 - £22,000
    • 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


    • Contracted hours: 37.5 hours per week
    • Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.
    • 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.

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