Location
HMP Ford
Specialism
Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental Health
Advertising Salary
Up to £65,000 - Dependent on Experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time

About The Role

 

Do you want to lead and improve mental health services for a vulnerable population?

At Practice Plus Group we are driven by innovation and proudly deliver first class patient care through expert colleagues working together as a team. If you would like to bring your nursing skills to an organisation dedicated to making a difference to people’s lives on a daily basis then we may have the role for you! 

The role of the Clinical Psychologist will be to support the IMHT with assessment and interventions for complex patients, offer consultation/reflective practice to the team and clinical supervision to the assistant psychologists. The direct clinical work includes undertaking psychological assessments, supporting complex multi-disciplinary formulations and delivering psychological interventions for cases of great complexity.

You will also be required to utilise research skills for audit, policy and service development and research within the area served by the team/service.

About You

The successful candidate will be expected to have a broad understanding of trauma and its impact not only on service users but also staff and the organization as a whole.

As the proposed model is psychologically and trauma informed, it is essential that the post holder has the necessary clinical skills and experience to support senior staff and the organisational skills to engage and work with other stakeholders within the complex environment of a prison.

All clinical work will be undertaken in line with psychological therapies model. In doing so, you will be responsible for adhering to the relevant Practice Plus Group policies and professional ethics and standards and will be accountable for your professional and clinical actions.

The successful candidate must be registered with the HCPC and hold a DPsych in Clinical Psychology or equivalent in Forensic Psychology. As the successful candidate you'll have post-qualification experience of working with a wide variety of client groups, across the life span and presenting with the full range of clinical severity in a variety of care settings such as outpatient, criminal justice, in-patient forensic mental health and residential care settings. You'll also be able to evidence an active interest in prison/forensic mental health.

You’ll receive an annual salary up to £65,000 per annum - depending on experience. We offer a whole host of additional benefits such as: cycle to work scheme, free DBS check, free uniform, an extensive training and development structure for all employees along with an employee recognition scheme.  
 
It doesn’t stop there… we also offer a company pension scheme which we as Practice Plus Group also pay into, 25 days annual leave increasing with service up to 28 days per year, plus 8 public bank holidays (pro-rata for part-time), NHS blue light card, discounted Costco memberships, access to Boundless memberships for attractions and parks, shopping discounts, free eye tests for computer screen users, an 24/7 employee assistance helpline and financial assistance when you need it.

About Us

Prisons are one of the most challenging, yet rewarding places for healthcare professionals to work. If you are looking for a role where you can develop your existing skills and learn something new every day in an environment that never stands still, then this is it!

Practice Plus Group is a specialist provider of NHS services into prison healthcare across over 45 different prisons, young offenders and immigration removal centres. We believe in putting the patient first, regardless of the environment or their history. The prison population is one of the most vulnerable and challenged patient groups in society and the delivery of their health care is conducted within often difficult and demanding environments.

This is full time role, working 18.75 hours each across two sites at HMP Ford and Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre. 

Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre is a detention centre based on the grounds of Gatwick Airport, Crawley, West Sussex. The IRC facility holds up to 450 adult male residents in Brook House and 162 adult male residents in Tinsley House (currently a short term facility), with a separate small facility for up to three families.

HMP Ford is a Category D prison, also known as a resettlement or open prison, for adult men near Arundel in West Sussex.

Practice Plus Group’s mission is Access to Excellence.  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
Patients can only access excellence if we commit to living our values in everything we do when we’re at work.

If you share these values and have transferable skills we want to meet you!

Other jobs like this

Location
HMP Ford
Specialism
Psychology, Psychiatry and Mental Health
Advertising Salary
Up to £65,000 - Dependent on Experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time
Location
West Yorkshire HMP Wealstun
Specialism
Primary Care Nurses
Advertising Salary
Upto £34,670 per annum DOE
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time
Location
West Yorkshire HMP Leeds
Specialism
Primary Care Nurses
Advertising Salary
Up to £34,670 per annum depending on experience
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Schedule Type
Full Time