London, Greater London, England
Appoint Healthcare £ 58906.0 - 58906.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
£ 58906.0 - 58906.0 Per year
Full time
Other Qualified Professional
20 Nov 2023
20 Dec 2023

Job Description

Neuropsychologist / Clinical Psychologist

Location: Greenwich, SE London

Salary: Up to £58,906 per annum

Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours

Shifts: Monday - Friday

Company Information:

We have a wonderful opportunity for a Neuropsychologist / Clinical Psychologist with Neuro experience (Experience equivalent to Band 8b) to join our fantastic team at our Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre in South East London; an established provider of specialist inpatient rehabilitation for individuals with an acquired brain injury or other complex neurological conditions.

We are specialists in the treatment of patients over the age of 18 with physical and cognitive impairments and/or neuropsychiatric disorders resulting from a brain injury or other neurological condition. We support our patients through assessment, rehabilitation, support, and care across two wards and are part of the wider company Neuro Network (consisting of 25+ sites) nationally, collaborating with local NHS services (such as The Lishman Unit, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust). We focus on the use of clinical expertise, innovation, and technology to meet patient's expectations of rehabilitation goals.

We work across 2 wards
Level 1 Regional Specialist Rehabilitation
This regionally renowned service is for people with complex cognitive and /or behavioural problems following a brain injury or because of a neurological condition. They have complex nursing and therapy needs requiring input from a highly specialist Inter-Disciplinary Team, and treatment facilities unlikely to be available locally.
Patients are usually in the very early stages of recovery from their brain injury and are usually admitted from an acute hospital once they are medically stable.
Level 2 Specialist Rehabilitation
This service is suitable for people who require specialist inpatient rehabilitation and have ongoing physical therapy needs.
Our team work closely together to ensure that every team member is working towards the same practical, realistic goals and that all therapies are focused on the areas that will enable patients to achieve those clearly defined and agreed goals.
Our team includes qualified nurses (RMN and RGNs), Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers and sessional visits from a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine and a weekly GP ward round. The clinical team are fully supported by rehabilitation assistants and technicians, administrators, housekeeping and catering staff and a maintenance team.

Conditions we support, but are not limited to:
  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Anoxic Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumour
  • Complex Stroke
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Inflammatory and infective conditions
What you'll be doing:
  • Completing comprehensive neuropsychological assessment of patients
  • Assisting the MDT in diagnosis, problem formulation and planning of rehabilitation programmes
  • Carrying out evidence-based psychological treatments including cognitive therapy, and mood therapy
  • Designing and implementing individual behaviour modification programmes utilising a Positive Behaviour Support approach
  • Supervising a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 Assistant Psychologists to carry out your tailored neuropsychological intervention
  • Leading by example, embedding reflective practice within your team
  • Functioning as a Key Worker/Named Therapist to ensure active coordination and management of the therapeutic programme to achieve the agreed rehabilitation goals
  • Coordinating and participating in regular, robust Psychology team meetings, to ensure that your service is organised, efficient and effective
  • Providing your intervention as part of an MDT approach and being involved in MDT service developments
  • Supporting and educating families and carers about acquired brain injury
  • Attending and participating in all relevant meetings, e.g., patient reviews and discharge meetings
  • Ensuring all practice complies with BPS and HCPC guidelines
  • Maintaining records and clinical notes in line with company policy and BPS guidelines
  • Providing all relevant reports as required, accurately and in a timely fash

Ref: 9801

Job Details


London, Greater London, Englandd Appoint Healthcare
£ 58906.0 - 58906.0 Per year
Job level
Other Qualified Professional
Full time
20 Nov 2023
20 Dec 2023

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