• East of England
  • Permanent
  • Band 7, Band 8a, Band 8B
  • 45,000 - 48,000 per annum

Athona is currently recruiting for a Clinical or Forensic Psychologist for a Female Personality Disorder service in Colchester. The service is a high dependency inpatient rehabilitation hospital for women. The role is based in a specialist service that supports up to 20 women within a locked rehabilitation setting.

In this role, you will be expected to:

  • Provide a high quality psychology informed service for women with a diagnosis of personality disorder within an in-patient setting. The successful candidate will ideally have experience in a range of psychological therapies, risk assessment, training and supervision.
  • To work closely with and support the MDT of clinicians and support staff, providing a psychological perspective, formulation and treatment pathway as part of the care programme approach.
  • To take a lead role in the design and implementation of individual and group psychological programmes. You will need the ability to work independently as part of the multidisciplinary team. Experience in working within in-patient services and personality disorder would be an advantage although support will be available for newly qualified psychologists.
  • To provide supervision and support to the assistant psychologists and trainee psychologists within the department.

This role is 40 hours per week, and offers a salary up to £48,000.

The successful candidate will need to be HCPC registered.

For more information or to apply to this position, please contact Charlie Naylor on 01277 286024 or e-mail charlie.naylor@athona.com.

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  • Job Reference: CN056