Clinical Psychologist – Durham

Location: Durham  |  County Durham  |  England
Sector: Health Care
Consultant: Sophie Wicks
Job Reference: 34753
Salary: £40000 - £40000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Clinical Psychologist – Durham

Opportunity to work within a well known organisation working as a Clinical Psychologist to provide psychological assessments of clients with learning disabilities.

  • To support the clinical, nursing and direct care teams in making skilled evaluations and decisions about clinical options.
  • To be responsible for implementing a range of highly specialist psychological interventions for individuals and groups, adjusting and refining psychological formulations.
  • Where agreed, to exercise clinical leadership for clients who problems are managed as a psychologically based care plan.
  • To ensure that all members of the Clinical Team have access to a psychologically based framework for the understanding and care of clients of the service.
  • To contribute to multidisciplinary risk assessment and risk management for relevant individual clients and to provide both general and specialist advice for psychological aspects of risk assessment and management
  • To communicate information concerning the clinical plans of clients and to monitor and evaluate progress during the course of both uni-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary care.
  • To provide expertise and advice to facilitate the effective and appropriate provision of psychological are by all members of the team.
  • To provide consultation about the psychological care of the client group to staff, families and other agencies.