Senior Clinical\/Counselling\/Forensic Psychologist\/Psychotherapist.

Dartford, Kent, England
DA1 1JW
Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust £ 45.753 - 51.668 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 45.753 - 51.668 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
20 Jul 2021
Closes
18 Aug 2021

Job Description

Detailed job description and main responsibilities
  • To provide specialist psychological assessment of clients with complex, severe and enduring mental health difficulties referred to acute services, utilising information from a broad range of structured psychometric and semi-structured clinical methodologies and integrating it into a psychological formulation of the client and the psychosocial environment, drawing on a range of psychological theoretical perspectives.
  • To formulate and implement plans of specialist psychological treatment or management of client's mental health problems based on a multi-factorial psychological understanding and current evidence-based best practice.
  • To undertake a range of psychological therapeutic interventions, drawing on a range of psychological models and employing a range of modalities (individual, family and group) adapted and tailored to the needs of the individual and the context and the ongoing evaluation of the outcomes of the intervention.
  • To be responsible for the implementation of the Personality Disorder Pathway work (DBT informed groups, complex psychological formulation and family work) on the acute wards and to work closely and collaboratively with community colleagues to enable the smooth transition of these patients back to the community.
  • To be responsible for the implementation of the pathways for the full range of mental health presentations including psychosis to ensure that the needs of all patients are adequately met.
  • To be responsible for providing a specialist psychological perspective in the multi-disciplinary assessment of service users and their families.
  • To contribute specialist psychological advice to the multi-disciplinary formulation of appropriate therapeutic approaches or intervention plans, and to be involved in, or oversee specialist psychological aspects of their implementation in collaboration with other staff. This will include offering case discussion/reflective practice sessions weekly on the wards and monthly to the Crisis teams.
  • To undertake psychologically based risk assessment and risk management for relevant clients and provide advice on the psychological aspects of risk to the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To consult with and provide specialist psychological guidance to carers and families of service users. This includes family intervention work, actively engaging with families and carers in the care plans and joined up decision making.
  • To take substantial professional responsibility and exercise autonomous judgement with regard to their professional practice

  • Person specificationexpeienceEssential criteria
    • Reflective Practice

    Desirable criteria
    • Experience running groups


    Qualifications & ExperienceEssential criteria
    • HCPC registered
    • supervision of others
    • experience of running reflective practice groups
    • experience of running groups

    Desirable criteria
    • training in complex MH problems


    ExperienceEssential criteria
    • Reflective Practice

    Desirable criteria
    • Experience running groups


    expeienceEssential criteria
    • working in an acute setting

    Desirable criteria
    • working with complex cases


    KMPT Staff Benefits:
    NHS pension scheme

    Your employer pays 14.3% towards your pension and life assurance benefits.

    Please see Apply. Apply/Pensions.aspx for more details.
    Annual leave for Agenda for Change

    On appointment to NHS 27 days for full time or pro rata if part time
    After 5 years NHS service 29 days full time or pro rata if part time
    After 10 years NHS service 33 days full time or pro rata if part time

    Plus bank holidays that's up to 41 days - more than 8 weeks paid time off!

    Medical staff have national Terms and Conditions.
    Buying and selling of annual leave is also available as part of our flexible approach to staff benefits.
    Recommend a friend campaign

    If you already work for us you could refer a friend from outside of the Trust to any of the roles below and you can receive £1000 if they are successfully recruited; Nursing staff - RMN RGN RNLD - Band 5 and 6, Medical Doctors, Clinical Psychologist and Allied Health Professionals,
    Flexible working

    Covers job share, term time working, flexible shifts etc. Just ask and we will try to help.
    Statutory and occupational maternity, paternity or adoption leave

    Dependant on length of NHS service
    Other paid/unpaid leave

    This can be for Jury Service, Reserved Armed Forces, etc. This i

    Ref: RB000561E

    Job Details

    Senior Clinical\/Counselling\/Forensic Psychologist\/Psychotherapist.

    Dartford, Kent, Englandd Kent & Medway NHS & Social Care Partnership Trust
    Pay
    £ 45.753 - 51.668 Per year
    Job level
    Qualified (non-manager)
    Hours
    Full time
    Posted
    20 Jul 2021
    Type
    Permanent
    Closes
    18 Aug 2021

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