Role and Responsibilities:
- To be responsible for the delivery of psychological assessment and treatment to patients admitted to Battersea Bridge House.
- To provide supervision and teaching opportunities within areas of competence and to undertake relevant clinical research.
Key Result Areas:
1. To contribute to the assessment of newly referred/admitted patients, the formulation of patient treatment needs and the provision of psychological treatment programmes.
2. To monitor and supervise the implementation of Behavioural programmes within the service, ensuring that these are based on sound psychological principles and practice.
3. To assist with the monitoring and reviews of behavioural programmes and to ensure that staff have adequate understanding of the Cognitive Behavioural principles.
4. To provide timely reports for patient’s reviews.
5. To contribute to the development of in- service and other training programmes.
6. To maintain any records necessary for the evaluation of service needs and efficiency and keep these records at Battersea Bridge House.
7. To undertake research relevant to the assessment of patients needs and the development and evaluation of interventions.
8. To be compliant with the organisations policies and procedures, and inform the Hospital Director if a complaint is made against them.
1. Where delegated to efficiently manage day-to-day material resources ensuring adherence to financial limits.
2. To ensure adherence to all policies and procedures relating to financial control within the unit.
1. To ensure that all policies and procedures are adhered to at all times.
2. To be responsible for attending in-service training sessions and external courses, ensuring that staff within your area of responsibility adhere to these training programmes.
3. To contribute to in- service training programmes.
1. To be competent in the performance of professional procedures and practices, bringing to the immediate attention of the Hospital Director any variations in these practices.
2. To develop professional skills and competencies, this will enhance the quality of the service being delivered.
3. To work in a positive and co- operative manner with patients, colleagues and any visitors.
4. To have an understanding of the 1983 Mental Health Act and Registration requirements for the Unit. To work within the requirements of these.
5. To ensure that clinical practice complies with codes of practice and guidelines endorsed by professional bodies such as the BPS Division of Clinical Psychology, British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy and the Mental Health Act Commission.
What you will get:
- Salary: £50,000 – £55,000 per annum
- Annual Leave: days including bank holidays