Working in healthcare is more than just a job. It's a chance to change lives. Join the team at Ty Gwyn Hall as an Assistant Psychologist and help some of the most vulnerable people in society.
Working 37.5 hours a week on a 12 month contract, you will join the team at Ty Gwyn Hall, a rehabilitation and recovery service for people who have been diagnosed with a range of mental health conditions.
You will assist in the provision of psychological assessment, formulation and therapy for people within an adult mental health rehabilitation setting.
Reporting to the Lead Consultant Clinical Psychologist, you will join the Psychology team in an adult mental health rehabilitation and recovery service. You will be guided and supervised as you assist with assessments, formulations and treatments to people within 1-1 and group settings.
As an Assistant Psychologist, you will assist in clinically related administrative duties, including conducting audits, collection of statistics, developing audits and/or research projects, teaching and project work.
Deliver specific interventions and based routine psychological assessments under the management and supervision of the relevant Clinical Psychologist
Assist in the formulation and delivery of care plans involving the psychological intervention and/or management of the service users concerns, under the supervision of the Clinical Psychologist.
Write clinical reports and keep clinical records on clients to agreed service standards
Engage in and make optimum use of regular clinical supervision to monitor and inform clinical practice and identify areas of need for further personal and professional development
Assist in the training and teaching of staff
Build and develop referral pathways, communicate service referral criteria and establish a basis for the possible extension of psychological therapy interventions to peopleTo be successful in this role, you'll need
Previous experience within a similar environment
2:1 Psychology degree or higher
To meet professional practice expectations and the BPS code of ethics
A BPS accredited recognised degree in Psychology conferring Graduate Basis for Registration (GBR)
Skills to work under supervision, both independently and as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Ability to adopt a systematic approach
Knowledge of SPSS or similar statistical package, word processing and computer skills
Where you will be working
Location: Llantilio Pertholey, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, NP7 6NY
You will be working at Ty Gwyn Hall, a rehabilitation and recovery service for people who have been diagnosed with a range of mental health conditions.
Situated in the Brecon Beacons National Park and close to the market town of Abergavenny, South Wales, the hospital is within easy reach of the M4, M5 and national rail networks.
What you will get:
Annual salary of £24,000
The equivalent of 33 days annual leave - plus your birthday off!
Free meals & parking
Wellbeing support and activities
Two weeks paid induction
Career development and training
Enhanced Maternity PackageThere is also a range of other benefits including retail discounts, special offers and much more.
About your next employer
You will be working for an established, stable and agile company with a unique approach to the delivery of care. With a network of over 70 services across England and Wales, providing four services including: Mental Health, Neurological, Learning Disabilities & Autism, Children & Education, there is an opportunity for you to grow and move with Elysium.
Elysium Healthcare follows safer recruitment of staff for all appointments. It is a requirement that all staff understand it is each person's individual responsibility and are committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of service users. Candidates will be subject to an Enhanced DBS disclosure