Clinical Psychologist - Glasgow


Clinical Psychologist - Glasgow


Brainkind, Blythswood New Town, Glasgow City

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 14 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 1f2268b67cf0402983bd9d145e4c3258

Full Job Description

Clinical Psychologist GOLDEN HELLO BONUS £6000 SUBJECT TO T&C'S Glasgow 35 hours per week £46,224 - £53,789 DOE per annum Why join us?

Brainkind is a charity that aims to improve the lives of people with brain injuries in the UK. Our assessment centres, rehabilitation units and hospitals use expert neurorehabilitation to support people to regain the skills they have lost.

We treat people with a range of brain injuries sustained through trauma, illness, substance abuse and more to recover and meet their personal goals.

Our employees are incredibly passionate about the jobs they do you will find a strong team spirit across our services and amazing colleagues who always pull together and look out for each other.

MAIN PURPOSE : To work as part of a multi / inter disciplinary team, providing clinical psychology and neuropsychology input within the Brainkind neurobehavioural model to service users with acquired brain injury.

You will liaise with internal and external professionals, family members and service users. You will engage in relevant research and advise other professionals as appropriate.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES Clinical (but not limited to)

  • To provide specialist psychological / neuropsychological assessment of adults with acquired brain injury referred to Brainkind and related services, utilising and interpreting information from a variety of sources including psychological and neuropsychological tests, self report scales, direct and indirect structured observations and semi-structured interviews with service users, family members and others involved in the service user's care.

  • To coordinate Service User's care as appropriate and agreed with your supervisor, in the role of keyworker / clinical lead.

  • To formulate and implement plans of specialist psychological and / or neuropsychological intervention to support the neurorehabilitation of adults with acquired brain injury as part of the multi / inter disciplinary team, based on current evidence-based best practice.

  • To elicit personal goals from service users and translate this to specific, measurable, achievable, relevant timed SMART goals with the team.

  • To undertake a range of psychological therapeutic and rehabilitation interventions, drawing on a range of psychological models and employing a range of modalities (individual, family and group) adapted and tailored to the needs of the individual and the context and ongoing evaluation of the outcomes of the intervention.

  • To contribute specialist psychological advice to the multi / inter disciplinary formulation, appropriate therapeutic approaches or intervention plans, and be involved in, or oversee specialist psychological aspects of their implementation in collaborations with other staff. About you :

  • Degree in Psychology, accepted by BPS for Graduate Basis Registration (GBR) or equivalent.

  • Registered with the HCPC.

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation in relation to the service user group.

  • An understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and an alignment to Brainkind values.

    Brainkind is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive organisation. It is a place where we recognise, celebrate, and live our values which includes offering a range of inclusive employment policies and staff engagement forums to support employees from all backgrounds.

    REWARDS : You can look forward to excellent benefits, including handy discounts on many brands and services.

  • Salary : £46,224 - £53,789 DOE per annum

  • 38 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (pro-rata)

  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)

  • Excellent training and support

  • Company Pension

  • Group life assurance

  • Eye voucher scheme

  • Long service and staff awards

  • Free parking

  • Nationwide employee staff discounts incl. eating out and shopping

  • Blue Light Card : provides those in the NHS, emergency services, social care sector and armed forces with discounts online and in-store

  • We also put a big focus on employee wellbeing and support. It matters to us that you feel at your best. Career development is a priority.