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Assistant Psychologist vacancy

Job details

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Job location:
HMP Lindholme
South Yorkshire
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Job closing date:
Monday, April 22, 2019 - 23:59

I help to make a difference

Are you looking for a new challenge in an environment where no two days are the same?

Are you looking to work for a company that offers support and development opportunities? If so, then this could be the role for you!

Care UK is looking for an Assistant Psychologist to join our multi-disciplined team within the South Yorkshire Prison Cluster. You will be based at HMP Lindholme but will be required to travel to the other sites.

Benefits and Salary

The salary range for this role is up to £23,000 per annum – dependent on experience. We offer a variety of benefits including:

•Training and development opportunities
•Company contributory pension scheme
•25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
•Staff well-being
•Access to bank hours
•CPD and re-validation support
•Cycle to work scheme as well as online retail discounts and other onsite benefits

What will you be doing?

You will be required to work with the lead psychiatrist and senior psychologists within care UK to identify appropriate group interventions and develop the necessary materials for other professionals to be able to deliver these programmes. You will also be asked to provide support to professionals delivering these groups and where necessary modify them based on feedback.

The full job description is available as an attachment to this advert.

What we need from you to do the job?

You will have a degree in Psychology and be looking to develop your current skills in a unique and ever changing environment. You will have a passion for learning and development, as well as having the initiative to bring new ideas and opinions on how to improve the healthcare services.

About Care UK

Care UK is the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to over 25,000 offenders in over 40 prisons across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.

Further information

This is a full time position. The salary for this role is up to £23,000 per annum

Please note; we reserve the right to close this role early if we have a suitable number of applications.

Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.