An exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of inpatient clinical Psychologist at Mount Gould Hospital, Plymouth. The Older Peoples’ inpatient service is a 25-bedded Service; Cotehele, is a 15 bedded ward focused on functional illness, and Edgcumbe, a 10 bedded ward specialising in dementia care.
Our Vision: To be the very best at helping people to live well.
Our Values: to always be: Kind...Respectful…Inclusive…Ambitious…Responsible.
We pride ourselves on ensuring that psychological care for the Elderly is valued, and that the post holder supports the ward team who work in this area.
The post across both teams involves a variety of roles including assessment & formulation on admission, one to one therapy, group therapy, behavioural and neuropsychological assessment, training, supervision, facilitation of reflective practice with staff, contributing to discharge planning and offering teaching and consultation to residential homes prior to discharge.
The post holder will also provide supervision to trainee clinical psychologists and undergraduate psychology students on placement.
The post will suit a person with experience of working in Older Adult services inpatient or community, with an understanding of the importance of developing strong interdisciplinary relationships and a good reputation within an inpatient environment. Other important characteristics include an active working style, flexibility and a passion for improving patient focused and psychologically informed care.
The successful candidate will join clinical psychologists specialising in the psychological care of older adults, and work closely together to continuously improve service provision.
The Older People’s Mental Health in-patient Units have both been accredited by the Royal College of Psychiatrists through their Aims-Op programme.
Both Units have been rated ‘good’ by CQC and have been mentioned in their annual report for good practice.
Edgcumbe and Cotehele have both been nominated for annual Livewell SW awards.
Livewell Southwest values its staff and makes investment in their development a priority. Currently we offer the following development opportunities for staff:
Rewards and benefits
Livewell Southwest can allow existing members of the NHS Pension Scheme to continue their membership when they join the organisation.
All Livewell Southwest staff are expected to able and willing to work across a 7 day service.
Job share(s) considered.
Previous applicants need not apply.
The number of jobs in each salary range for all:
Livewell Southwest CIC
45753 - 51668 GBP YEAR
Plymouth, PL4 7QD
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Service Care Solutions Ltd
£20 - £28 per hour + uplifts for nights and weekends
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