Assisting to making 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 at HMP The Verne.
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.
Benefits and Salary
The salary range for this role is up to £22,000 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 as part of the team, under the management of the Mental Health Lead and under the supervision of the clinical or chartered Psychologist, 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, you will assist the therapeutic work of the clinical and other disciplines treating patients within the prison service.
The full job description is available as an attachment to this advert.
Skills & Experience
Care UK is the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to over 30,000 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.
This is a full time position. The salary for this role is up to £22,000 per annum - DOE.
Please note that we reserve the right to close this role early than stated if a sufficient number of suitable applications have been received.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting.