Location
HMP Five Wells
Specialism
Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental Health
Advertising Salary
Up to £26780 depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

As the assistant psychologist working at HMP Five Wells you will support and enhance the psychological care of prisoners covered by Practice Plus Group Mental Health Team; providing psychological assessment and psychological interventions under the supervision of a qualified psychologist, working independently according to a plan agreed with a qualified psychologist and within the overall framework of the team’s policies and procedures.


You will contribute to our healthcare strategy and vision to;

 

Provide outstanding evidence based care to our patients, seeking out, listening to and acting on their feedback, so that care is personalised and informed by what matters to them.

Deliver non-judgmental care that makes a real difference, as defined throughout our bespoke Health in Justice Competency framework.

Inspire excellence by forging strong links with our partners and stakeholders and providing a service that people can trust, feel safe within, and feel proud of.

Promote best practice, clinical supervision, evidence based care and continuous quality improvement, embedding a culture of shared learning.

Share knowledge, skills and expertise to ensure safe care, building strong multi-disciplinary teams and supporting each other to do a great job. Encourage a shared learning approach to teaching.

About You

As a University graduate in Psychology you will be able to communicate at all levels working unsupervised while following policy and procedures. You will have experience of working with mentally disordered offenders, prisoners or psychiatric patients and have training in the theory and application of at least one therapeutic model. Your experience of running patient therapeutic groups, psychological interventions and therapies will help you to provide the best possible care to our patients.

About Us

We are the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to offenders across the country.  When you’re part of the Practice Plus Group team, you don’t just have a job. You have a career. We work with you to help you grow in your role and take your career in the direction you want to go. If you want to move up the ladder, we’ll support you. If you just want to stay in your role, that’s fine too. We’ll help you be the best you can be.

 

We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded. So we offer a competitive package of pay and benefits including free DBS check, free uniform, free mandatory training, indemnity cover, CPD and re-validation support, 25 days annual leave plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time), plus other benefits including cycle to work scheme and clinical development opportunities.

 

We are passionate about what we do and our core values are:

 

∙ We treat patients and each other as we would like to be treated

∙ We act with integrity

∙ We embrace diversity

∙ We strive to do things better together.

 

If this resonates with you then we’d like to hear from you!

 

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Practice Plus Group Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, an enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.

 

At Practice Plus Group we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities and we are committed to this in both the running of our prison healthcare service and how we recruit our staff. We actively encourage applications from everyone with the essential requirements of the job, regardless of any protected characteristics.

 
Interviews for this role will be carried out on the 16th December.  We reserve the right to close the role early following a large number of applications.

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