Active Care Group
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Come and join the UK's largest provider of complex care. We proudly employ over 4000+ people -no matter what your experience, we have jobs for everyone. We have a wonderful opportunity for a Clinical Psychologist (Experience equivalent to Band 8b) to join our fantastic team at Blackheath Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre in South East London; an established provider of specialist inpatient rehabilitation for individuals with an acquired brain injury or other complex neurological conditions.
Main duties of the job
At Blackheath Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre, we are specialists in the treatment of patients over the age of 18 with physical and cognitive impairments and/or neuropsychiatric disorders resulting from a brain injury or other neurological condition. We support our patients through assessment, rehabilitation, support and care across two wards and the site is part of the wider Active Care Group Neuro Network (consisting of 25+ sites) nationally and collaborates with local NHS services (such as The Lishman Unit, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust). We focus on the use of clinical expertise, innovation and technology to meet patients expectations of rehabilitation goals.
Active Care Group are a pioneering national provider of complex care services, delivering pathways and better outcomes for people. We have a collaborative and holistic approach to care underpinned by proven clinical and therapeutic expertise. We specialise in supporting young people and adults with complex needs to make positive progress and lead happier, more independent lives.
There are two wards in our Blackheath site:Thames Brain Injury Rehabilitation UnitandHeathside Unit.Across the two wards we provide assessment, rehabilitation, support and care.
Level 1 Regional Specialist Rehabilitation
This regionally renowned service is for people with complex cognitive and /or behavioural problems following a brain injury or as a result of a neurological condition. They have complex nursing and therapy needs requiring input from a highly specialist Inter-Disciplinary Team, and treatment facilities unlikely to be available locally.
Patients are usually in the very early stages of recovery from their brain injury and are usually admitted from an acute hospital once they are medically stable.
Level 2 Specialist Rehabilitation
This service is suitable for people who require specialist inpatient rehabilitation and have ongoing physical therapy needs.
Our team work closely together to ensure that every team member is working towards the same practical, realistic goals and that all therapies are focused on the areas that will enable patients to achieve those clearly defined and agreed goals.
Our team includes qualified nurses (RMN and RGNs), Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Clinical Psychologists, Social Workers and sessional visits from a Consultant in Rehabilitation Medicine and a weekly GP ward round. The clinical team are fully supported by rehabilitation assistants and technicians, administrators, housekeeping and catering staff and a maintenance team.
What you'll be working:
We can beflexible butyou willwork a total of 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday.
We understand the need for a positive work, life balance and would be happy to discuss flexible working for the right candidate.
What you'll be doing:
- Keeping people safe from any harm and protecting their human right
- Complete assessment and clinical formulation of patients presentation and treatment needs
- Provide evidence based individual and group treatment programmes to address or reduce the negative impact of the patients presentation, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary working to achieve the best outcomes for our patients
- Evaluate the effectiveness of individual and group treatment programmes
- Direct and support others to carryout evidence-based clinical psychology interventions
- Take personal responsibility for ensuring that appropriate security procedures are adhered to at all times and that risks are continuously assessed and managed
- Maintain CPD of an HCPC Registered Practitioner Clinical Psychologist and to ensure competence in relation to the administration and scoring to psychological assessments and risk assessments
- Develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, visitors and carers
What to look forward to:
Free Lunch on duty
25 days plus bank holidays
Join the Active Learning Hub and benefit from a wide range of e learning and face to face training and development opportunities
Active Reward App giving discounts and savings on your weekly shop
Free 24 hour confidential Employee Assistance Programme Helpline &App to support with legal, health, wellbeing, relationship and consumer advice
A Nest Personal Pension account
Access to join a Medicash Health Plan for you and your family to save money on everyday health essentials like going to the dentist or opticians
We recognise outstanding Active Behaviours via the Active Awards programme
Enhanced Sick & Maternity Pay benefits
Refer a Friend Scheme and earn yourself up to £1000 by recommending someone you know
and, of course, the support and guidance of our qualified clinical and business leadership teams so that you can really develop your career with Active Care Group