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Clinical Psychologist

Job Type

Full-time

Location

Schoen Clinic Chelsea

About the Role

The Clinical Psychologist is a member of the multi-disciplinary team and will see patients in groups and individually, which will be determined by service demands. The post holder will contribute to weekly MDT meetings, where key decisions will be made regarding care and treatment of our patients. You will be responsible for an allocated number of patients, delivering therapeutic assessments and interventions. Working with adults, children and adolescents with Eating Disorders  and Anxiety and Mood Disorders. The post holder will provide supervision, training, and group facilitation for the day program, and will be expected to present at CPD events in their area of expertise.

At Schoen Clinic we expect that our therapists have a regular clinical supervisor and are up to date with the latest evidenced based interventions. The Clinical Psychologist may be asked to oversee, manage and supervise the Assistant Psychologists or Therapy Assistants when these posts are filled.

We strive to deliver excellent care and treatment and have a strong quality agenda. Routine Outcome Measures are collected to inform audit and research. The Clinical Psychologist will work with the Therapy Services Manager and our Quality Management team to ensure the data can be developed and used for service improvement.


The Clinical Psychologist will  :

  • Offer high quality therapeutic services at Schoen Clinic Chelsea

  • Fully participate as part of the MDT team in the development and delivery of the group/day programme

  • Work with the Clinic Director and Therapy Services Manager to continuously improve services in line with service growth and national guidance.

Details

Location

Schoen Clinic Chelsea


Job Type

Full Time, Permanent


Category

Psychology


Salary

£55,000 - £60,000 per annum - depending on experience


Benefits

You will have access to a wide range of benefits which include (but not limited to):


  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays, which increases with the length of service

  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay

  • Paid emergency leave

  • Professional development opportunities so that you can build your career with us

  • Contributory pension scheme with Royal London

  • Enhanced Private Medical Insurance with BUPA including access to a private GP service, free screening, and the inclusion of pre-existing conditions.

  • Dental Cover

  • Recognition schemes for employees

  • Eye care scheme with Specsavers

  • Online benefits portal with high street and online shopping discounts

  • Winter flu jabs

  • EAP assistance on a range of topics and concerns

Skills & requirements

As the Clinical Psychologist you will be required to complete psychological assessments with patients and attend MDT meetings to review patients on a regular basis. You'll need to manage a caseload of individual therapies, group therapies, key-working and other clinical roles and needed. Further duties will include (but not limited to):

  • Assess risk and develop a management plan for the psychological components of care and treatment.

  • Review developmental history and care plan treatment accordingly, acting as a key worker for your clinical caseload and to some of the day patients.

  • To develop, deliver and monitor the treatment programme with the MDT

  • Continue to develop and practice with good cultural competency and consideration of equality, diversity and inclusion for all in practice.

  • To support and develop the design, implementation and evaluation of therapeutic interventions in accordance with best practice.

  • To clinically supervise Assistant Psychologists (when in place) and/or other clinical staff as appropriate.

  • To provide clinical consultation, mentorship, supervision and advice about psychological issues to other members of the team by attending monthly peer group supervision.

  • Maintain registration with your accreditation body (e.g. HCPC, BABCP) and act at all times within the regulations and recommendations of this professional body.

  • Remain up to date with current knowledge and practice.

  • Assist in the planning and organisation of educational programmes for Schoen Clinic Chelsea staff.

  • Assist in the planning and organisation of educational programmes for Schoen Clinic Chelsea staff.

About your future team

Schoen Clinic Chelsea is nestled in a discreet location in the heart of Chelsea, London treating patients 11 years+ with eating disorders and adults (18 years +) with anxiety and mood disorders such as depression, OCD and panic disorders. The clinic is bright and modern with 6 consulting rooms, 3 group therapy rooms, a large patient lounge, a relaxation area and a fully-fitted, modern training kitchen to help rehabilitate patients with eating disorders.

Our culture of world-class medical excellence is based around our five key values:

  • Accountable: Taking ownership of the things I say and do

  • Caring: Treating others as I would like to be treated

  • Collaborative: Working together to make a winning team

  • Courageous: Being proud to be different and challenge the norm

  • Determined: Seeing things through to meet and exceed expectations

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