Head of Psychology

Location: Beckton  |  Greater London  |  England
Sector: Health Care
Consultant: Lauren Bishop
Job Reference: 32816
Salary: £55000 - £65000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Head of Psychology – Permanent – Full Time – Up to £62,000 – Beckton

About the Team:

  • This private Hospital is open to women with complex mental health needs, and related issues, offering a number of specialised services and settings, including forensic secure services, DBT and intensive care.
  • The multidisciplinary team work together to encourage in-patients to engage with their own care pathway.

About the Role:

  • The Head of Psychology will lead the Psychology department and deliver high quality psychological assessments and treatments within the service.
  • Another responsibility will be to support business development with the Hospital Senior Management team to promote the service across the UK.
  • Reporting to the Hospital Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring adequate clinical psychological provision across the hospital.
  • You will deliver a recovery based framework of care to complex service users at varying stages of the care pathway.
  • You will take a proactive approach in service development and manage a small psychology department.

Requirements for the Role:

  • Experience as a Principle Psychologist or NHS Band 8B
  • Demonstrable skills in clinical leadership, managerial work and supervision.
  • In-depth knowledge of Recovery and experience of working with a Recovery Approach in hospital settings.
  • Experience in service design, implementation and evaluation.
  • Experience of working with models of care for service users with complex needs and personality issues.

If you are an ambitious Psychologist, ready for a new and rewarding leadership challenge, apply today for the chance to join an established team and an organisation that truly lives its values.