Lead Neuropsychologist/ Clinical Psychologist – Band 8

Location Surrey
Discipline: Mental Health
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Amelia Toovey
Contact email: amelia.toovey@blackstone-recruitment.co.uk
Job ref: J5230
Startdate: 12/02/2024

Job Details:

Banding: 8a

Working hours: Full time, 37.5 hours

Salary: £50,952 – £57,349 depending on experience

Contract Type: Permanent  

Job Summary:

To lead the psychology team and to provide a direct psychological service to clients, carrying out assessments of their needs and abilities and using this information to formulate and monitor appropriate programmes and strategies.
To support staff engaged in the cognitive, physical communication, functional, social and emotional rehabilitation of adults with acquired brain injury and a range of other neurological conditions.

This is an exciting opportunity to lead a small psychology team within our neurological rehabilitation centre. We have a mixed client group which includes people on the sub-acute stroke pathway, people following acquired brain injury or spinal cord injury. The length of stay for our clients varies from 4 weeks to 2 years approximately.

The post holder will be supported to maintain an independent caseload of people presenting with a wide variety of neurological conditions. Clinical work will include provision of neuropsychological assessment, formulation and intervention, and will include both direct and indirect working in community and inpatient settings. The post holder will form a crucial part of the neuropsychology team.

This role is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks which will include an Enhanced adult barred list check DBS (at the cost of QEF if you are not already a member of The Update Service).

You would be required to have:
• Doctorate level training in clinical psychology / neuro psychology.
• Up-to-date HCPC registration.
• Experience working with people with cognitive impairments.
• Experienced in the use of neuropsychological assessment to inform care planning.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Experience working with people who have an acquired brain injury / in a neuro-rehab setting.
• Experience working with staff teams in a residential setting.
• Experience working with families.

Being part of QEF means that you will be valued as a key member of a charity that is passionate about its work. You’ll gain a sense of professional satisfaction from knowing that every day you have worked as a team to improve someone else’s life. Whether you work in one of our client-facing services, or at the head office, you’ll never be far away from the inspiring journey of our service users. In addition, you’ll receive:

• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increasing with service)
• Pension and Life Assurance
• Westfield Healthcare Cash back scheme and shopping discounts
• Free on-site parking
• Range of training opportunities provided to ensure career development

• Actively participating in learning, development and feedback opportunities.
• Promoting QEF’s Equal Opportunities policy.
• Being an active team player.
• Being an ambassador of QEF’s Values and Behaviours.

• QEF is proud to be an equal opportunities employer
• We guarantee to interview all applicants who meet the criteria for a vacancy and to consider each applicant on their ability to do the job
• Please contact HR if you require any reasonable adjustment(s) for the application process or interview stage

Essential Candidate Criteria:
  • Doctorate in Psychology
  • HCPC Registered
  • Right to work in the UK

Blackstone Benefits:

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✅Access to exclusive and flexible UK locum and permanent jobs

✅Complete onboarding support

✅Informed tailored career advice

✅Personalised job alerts

✅Unlimited referral bonus

For further information on this role, please contact Amelia at Blackstone Recruitment on the details provided or APPLY now.