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Clinical / Forensic / Counselling Psychologist

Location: Matlock
Company: Cygnet Health Care
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We are currently recruiting a Clinical, Counselling or Forensic Psychologist to join our team at Cygnet Views and Manor.

Cygnet Views:

Cygnet Views is a 10 bed high dependency complex care service for women with learning disabilities, associated complex needs and who may have behaviours that challenge.

Cygnet Manor:

Cygnet Manor is a high dependency complex care service for men with learning disabilities, associated complex needs and who may have behaviours that challenge.

The Opportunity…

The post-holder will have a key role in providing highly specialist psychological assessments, interpretation from psychological tests, semi-structured interviews, individual and group therapy. You will also consider potential risks and social needs of the client group, relevant to their diagnosis.

This role will be working as part of an established interdisciplinary team comprising of a; Consultant Psychiatrist, Occupational Therapist, Speech and Language Therapist, Nurses and Health Care Support Workers. You will be expected to offer psychological insight and knowledge around the clinical area and provide consultation about the psychological care of the client group to staff, families and other agencies.

As a HCPC Registered Psychologist, you will have a pivotal role in the training and clinical supervision of Assistant Psychologists, Volunteers and Psychology Trainees/Students on site. You will also have involvement in audit, policy, service development along with the assessment and interpretation of outcomes.

You will have…

  • A Doctorate Level Qualification (BPS route or equivalent) in Clinical, Forensic or Counselling Psychology along with HCPC Registration or working towards
  • Experience with an adult mental health client group
  • Experience and knowledge of psychological assessment, treatment and therapies
  • The ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team
  • Training and supervision experience is desirable

Why Cygnet? We'll offer you...

  • Salary: Up to £47,000pa DOE
  • Company pension scheme
  • NHS and employee discount scheme
  • Free meals
  • Free parking
  • Internal / external CPD and research opportunities
  • Expert clinical supervision and peer support
  • Opportunities to train in additional therapies, broaden experience and enhance service development


Contracted hours: 40 hours per week working across both Cygnet Manor and Views

Please note: successful candidates will be required to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

Cygnet Health Care have been providing a national network of high quality specialist services for over 30 years. In this role you’ll have the chance to make a real impact on patients, service users & their families.

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