Part Time Psychologist (Clinical / Forensic / Counselling)
Ref: CYG07109

  • Location
  • Cygnet Woodside , 279 Beacon Road, Wibsey, Bradford, BD6 3DQ
  • Salary
  • £45,000 - £50,000 (Full Time Equivalent / Depending on Experience)
  • Hours
  • Part Time
  • Closing date
  • 28/11/2019
  • We are currently recruiting a Clinical, Counselling or Forensic Psychologist to join our team at Cygnet Woodside.

    Cygnet Woodside is a CQC rated ‘Good’ service that provides assessment, treatment and fast stream rehabilitation for up to 9 men with learning disabilities and associated complex needs who may have behaviours that challenge.

    The Opportunity…

    The post-holder will have a key role in providing highly specialist psychological assessments, interpretation from psychological tests, semi-structured interviews, individual and group therapy. You will also consider potential risks and social needs of the client group, relevant to their diagnosis.

    This role will be working as part of an established interdisciplinary team comprising of a; Consultant Psychiatrist, Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapist, Nurses and Health Care Support Workers. You will be expected to offer psychological insight and knowledge around the clinical area and provide consultation about the psychological care of the client group to staff, families and other agencies.

    As a HCPC Registered Psychologist, you will have a pivotal role in the training and clinical supervision of Assistant Psychologists, Volunteers and Psychology Trainees/Students on site. You will also have involvement in audit, policy, service development along with the assessment and interpretation of outcomes.

    You will have…

    • A Doctorate Level Qualification (or equivalent) in Clinical, Forensic or Counselling Psychology along with HCPC Registration
    • Experience with an adult learning disability client group
    • Experience and knowledge of psychological assessment, treatment and therapies
    • The ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team
    • Training and supervision experience is desirable

    Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...

    • Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 (Full Time Equivalent / Depending on Experience)
    • Company pension scheme
    • NHS and employee discount scheme
    • Free meals
    • Free parking
    • Internal / external CPD and research opportunities
    • Expert clinical supervision and peer support
    • Opportunities to train in additional therapies, broaden experience and enhance service development


    Contracted hours: up to 24 per week, 3 days between Monday to Friday.

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

    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 – we want to talk to you!

    Click the link to apply.




  • Job Description
  • Psychologist_Job_Description_Woodside_2019.doc

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