Clinical Psychologist – Neuro rehabilitation


Job Description

Clinical Psychologist – Neurorehabilitation
Salary : £46224 – £53789 PER ANNUM – Negotiable depending on experience
Location: Glasgow
Hours: 35 hours per week – please tell us your preference on working hours and accommodations
Contract: Permanent role

Appoint Healthcare are proud to partner with an extremely reputable leading national provider of health and social care services for young people and adults with neurological, mental health needs and learning disabilities. Together we are seeking a Clinical Psychologist to join the team within a specialist neuro-behavioural assessment and post-acute rehabilitation hospital for people with a non-progressive acquired brain injury (ABI) in Glasgow

The service has twenty-four single ensuite bedrooms, a transitional living flat and a four-bedroom step-down Bungalow to further assess the people we supports level of independence

About the role:
This service works with people who have to cope with a range of cognitive, physical and / or emotional symptoms following a severe brain injury. Rehabilitation is based on a neurobehavioral approach and focuses on enabling service users to function more independently and to participate in as many of their previous roles and activities as possible, while developing their lives with privacy, dignity and respect.
Your role will be to work as part of a multi/inter disciplinary team, providing clinical psychology and neuropsychology input within the neurobehavioural model to service users with acquired brain injury. You will liaise with internal and external professionals, family members and service users. You will engage in relevant research and advise other professionals as appropriate.
Your responsibilities will include:

  • To provide specialist psychological/neuropsychological assessment of adults with acquired brain injury, utilising and interpreting information from a variety of sources including psychological and neuropsychological tests, self report scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with service users, family members and others involved in the service user’s care.

– To coordinate Service User’s care as appropriate and agreed with your supervisor, in the role of keyworker/clinical lead.

– To formulate and implement plans of specialist psychological and/ or neuropsychological intervention to support the neurorehabilitation of adults with acquired brain injury as part of the multi/inter disciplinary team, based on current evidence-based best practice.

– To elicit personal goals from service users and translate this to specific, measurable, achievable, relevant timed SMART goals with the team.

– To undertake a range of psychological therapeutic and rehabilitation 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 ongoing evaluation of the outcomes of the intervention.

– To contribute specialist psychological advice to the multi/inter disciplinary formulation, appropriate therapeutic approaches or intervention plans, and be involved in, or oversee specialist psychological aspects of their implementation in collaborations with other staff.

You will need:

  • Degree in Psychology, accepted by BPS for Graduate Basis Registration (GBR) or equivalent.
  • Registered with the HCPC.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation in relation to the service user group.
  • An understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

What we can offer you:

  • Salary: £46,224 – £53,789 DOE per annum
  • 38 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Excellent training and support
  • Company Pension
  • Group life assurance
  • Eye voucher scheme
  • Long service and staff awards
  • Free parking
  • Nationwide employee staff discounts incl. eating out and shopping
  • Blue Light Card: provides those in the NHS, emergency services, social care sector and armed forces with discounts online and in-store

We also put a big focus on employee wellbeing and support. It matters to us that you feel at your best. Career development is a priority. We will ensure you get all the training and learning opportunities you need to achieve your goals.

How to apply:
If you are interested in this opportunity, I would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV / click apply. If you would like more information about this position, please call Amy Parker on (phone number removed) or (phone number removed) or email a copy of your CV to (url removed)

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