Psychologist

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05/08/2020

Psychologist

Psychologist.

Your responsibilities : Act as a psychologist for service users residing at Ann House and Gregory House. Be accountable for the formulation, delivery and evaluation of the psychological assessment and treatment pathway of these service users. To provide this service within specified timescales depending on the service user’s presentation. Undertake focused psychological interventions with service users as recommended through the MDT process. Assist the nursing team with FACE risk assessments as required and ensure these are updated within required time scales. Undertake other risk assessment reports as specified by the MDT. Attend and contribute to MDT reviews and provide a psychological perspective regarding service user treatment, management and risk assessment in order to aid multi-disciplinary decision -making. Contribute to the Positive Behavioural Support approach used, contributing to functional behaviour analysis, data analysis, formulations and implementing interventions in conjunction with the Positive Behaviour Support lead. Act as the first point of contact for the psychology department. Deal with messages and requests efficiently and effectively. Ensure that effective communication within the department and with other departments is maintained. Develop evidence base for effective treatment of service users as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Evaluate effectiveness and communicate as required.  Assess service users using appropriate psychometric measures; interpret and report results accurately. Contribute to the development of group work programmes with the North region psychology services and LD and ASD psychology services. Deliver programmes to a high standard and maintain treatment integrity as required. Contribute to the evaluation of the effectiveness of the programmes and communicate results as required.  Provide supervision to assistant psychologists, according to the professional guidelines and regu...

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Elysium Healthcare

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