Band 8a – Clinical Psychologist – Forensic – Thatcham

Pulse Healthcare

  • Full Time

Are you a determined and caring Clinical Psychologist with forensic experience?

A clinical/counselling psychologist is needed in a specialist Band 8a low secure forensic service in Thatcham, Berkshire, for an NHS trust and for an Initial 3 -months working part-time hours each week.

The trust provides services for male and female patients detained under the Mental Health Act (1983) who require care in conditions of medium and low security. Our service users, many of whom have forensic histories, require long-term treatment and rehabilitation and present with multiple problems, challenging and high-risk behaviour and complex care needs. The post holder will manage their own caseload, which will involve working with complex service users. The post holder will be an integral part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team on the new ward. Providing both long & short-term work, which includes being able to undertake clinical assessments to determine clinical needs & treatment plans.

To be considered for this role, you must:

  • Hold a relevant qualification at the doctorate level
  • Be HCPC Registered
  • Have experience working within a similar setting
  • Have strong communication and listening skills

What next?

If you are an empathetic Psychologist with a strong motivation to help those with moderate to complex mental health conditions, please apply today or contact our team for more information.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • An individual induction on your role and expectations
  • A corporate induction on company policies and essential duties
  • Competitive annual leave
  • Continued Professional Development (CPD)

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If you are registered with Pulse and recommend a friend to us, you can earn £300 per recommendation once they have worked over 200 hours*.

We are unable to support or accept applications from candidates who are residents within the Red or Amber list of the Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England, based on the World Health Organisation (WHO) Workforce Support and Safeguard List.

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