Clinical Psychologist

Clinical Psychologist

An exciting opportunity to join our specialist private outpatient and day clinic in Chelsea as a Clinical Psychologist, treating adults, adolescents and children with eating disorders, anxiety & depression.

Schoen Clinic Day Centre for Mental Health Chelsea

Description

At Schoen Clinic Chelsea we are looking for exceptional individuals who can combine clinical expertise with a caring approach to patient care to join our highly specialised private mental health clinic. The clinic provides group day programmes and outpatient consultations / individual therapy for people experiencing adult mood disorders and/or eating disorders. We also provide a specific children, young people and families eating disorder outpatient clinic.

With a drive to exceed expectations and work collaboratively, the Clinical Psychologist is tasked with offering high-quality therapeutic services to our patients, overseeing and leading the MDT team in the development and delivery of the group/day programme.

Working with the team to continuously improve the service, this role will be ideal for a clinical psychologist looking to expand their career in the field of eating, anxiety, and depression disorder.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

At Schoen Clinic we strive to deliver excellent care and treatment and have a strong quality agenda.  Key-duties for the Clinical Psychologist therefore include:

Clinical

  • Complete psychological assessments with patients and attend MDT meetings to review each patient on a regular basis.
  • 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 program with the MDT
  • To support and develop the design, implementation, and evaluation of therapeutic interventions in accordance with best practice.
  • To clinically supervise assistant psychologists, and other clinical staff as appropriate.
  • To provide clinical consultation, mentorship, supervision, and advice about psychological issues to other members of the team.
  • To hold a caseload of individual therapies, group therapies, key-working, and other clinical roles as need.

 

 

Additional Tasks

 

  • Act as a positive role model to all members of the MDT Facilitate feedback and staff debriefing sessions as required by the service.
  • Maintain an up to date calendar of planned groups and appointments and manage your own caseload. 
  • Assist in the planning and organisation of educational programmes for Schoen Clinic Chelsea staff.
  • Provide education on psychological interventions within eating disorders and anxiety/depression disorders. 
  • Maintain registration with the HPCP and act at all times within the regulations and recommendations of this professional body.

 

SCHOEN CLINIC BEHAVIOURS:

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

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION 

This list of responsibilities is not exhaustive and the post holder may be required to undertake additional duties which fall within the remit of the role, in discussion with the Clinical or Service Manager.

Due to the level of applications, we receive for each vacancy. Schoen Clinic reserves the right to offer a position to an exceptional applicant prior to the closing date of the job advert. 

Locations
Schoen Clinic Day Centre for Mental Health Chelsea

Type
Full Time

Category
Management

Salary
Up To £55,000

Closing Date
31st August 2020

Skills

  • Requirement: Doctorate training in Clinical or Counselling Psychology
  • Requirement: Registration with the HCPC as a Practitioner Psychologist
  • Requirement: Post qualification experience in a clinical mental health setting
  • Desirable: Further training/qualifications in therapeutic models or approaches relevant for adults and young people (e.g. CBT-E, FBT-AN Schema, DBT, CFT etc.)
  • Desirable: Training in professional skills such as safeguarding, line management, marketing etc.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary range
  • Employer matched pension scheme.
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Travel Loan
  • Bike Loan
  • The opportunity to develop your skills and expertise by working in a specialist environment alongside leading experts.
  • A chance to be at the forefront of best practice with our award winning approach to quality outcome measurement.
  • Be part of new exciting projects to inspire and challenge you.