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HCPC registered Forensic Psychologist


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A vacancy has become available for an HCPC registered Psychologist to work within a Forensic Service in Nottingham on a Permanent basis. The appointed candidate will provide assessments and treatment to service users who present a range of complex mental health needs and personality disorders. .

The Psychologist will work within a forensic service for adult males. You will work closely with non-psychological professionals to undertake specialist mental health assessments, as well as formulating treatment plans and delivering evidence based therapeutic interventions.

Our client is seeking a Psychology professional who possess strong listening skills and problem solving abilities, as you will be required to work alongside prisoners with a range of complex needs.

To be considered for the role you must;

  • Hold a doctorate level qualification in Psychology (Forensic)
  • Be HCPC registered as a Forensic Psychologist
  • Have significant post qualification experience working in secure settings.
  • Chartered status with the British Psychological Society

The duties within your role may include:

  • To provide specialist psychological assessments, for determinate and indeterminate sentenced prisoners who are referred to the team.
  • Partake in the management and supervision provision of High Intensity programmes (therefore, a good knowledge on Offending Behaviour Programme delivery would be advantageous)
  • Design and undertake psychological interventions from evidence-based literature for offenders who have a variety of different treatment and responsivity needs.
  • Provide specialist psychological advice, guidance and consultation to other professionals contributing directly to offenders’ formulation and treatment plan.
  • Act as a “professional witness” in parole board hearings, multi-agency meetings, and other formal settings where psychology input is required.
  • Deliver staff training as required on issues such as personality disorder awareness or professional boundaries.

If this role is suited to you, please apply now or contact the team today for more information.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive salary
  • An individual induction on your role and expectations
  • A corporate induction on company policies and basic duties
  • Competitive annual leave
  • Continued Professional Development (CPD)
  • Childcare vouchers

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