Full Time Role, 40 hours FTE. Competitive Salary. 6-month Contract.
Everyone Health are seeking an inspired, motivated and qualified specialist clinical psychologist to provide specialist psychological assessment and therapy. At the same time as offering advice and consultation on clients’ psychological care to non-psychologist colleagues, working autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the team’s policies and procedures. To provide support and training to other HCP’s.
The successful post-holder will work within a multidisciplinary team. The psychologist will be responsible for the provision and further development of individual and group psychological interventions for clients who have severe and complex obesity. The service is community-based and will involve working in a number of different health centres. You will form an integral part of the team and to ensure the needs of the service user are met. You may be required to deliver group interventions or clinics in the evening with the rest of the team. We are looking for a flexible, independent individual who is interested in service development.
We are keen to hear from applicants who have worked in health psychology, weight management or eating disorder services. The postholder will need to demonstrate knowledge of behaviour change models in addition to expertise in delivering evidence-based treatments, in particular cognitive behavioural therapy and motivational interviewing.
The successful candidate will:
- Doctoral level training in clinical psychology, including specifically models of psychopathology, clinical psychometrics and neuropsychology, two or more distinct psychological therapies and lifespan developmental psychology as accredited by the BPS.
- Must be HCPC registered.
- Specific research qualification in research methodology, over and above clinical qualification, at a minimum of masters’ level.
- Desirable: Pre-qualification training and qualifications in research methodology, staff training and/or other fields of applied psychology.
Is this role for you? Are you motivated, proactive, and passionate about supporting people live healthier lives? Would you like to work as part of a dynamic, fast-paced, knowledgeable team, working closely with community organisations? Are you enthusiastic and are you able to motive others into changing their lives for the better? If so, we would like to have you on our team.
Closing Date: 1st September 2021
Please note: Interviews to be held shortly after the closing date
All offers are subject to enhanced DBS checks and satisfactory references.
We do reserve the right to close this advertisement early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications.