Clinical/Counselling/Forensic Psychologist - Berkshire (PICU)

  • £40 - £50 per hour
  • Thatcham
  • Posted: 08/01/2021
  • Temporary
  • Job Ref: MaxBEliThn

Job Details

Pertemps Medical are urgently looking to speak with Clinical/Counselling/Forensic Psychologists to work within Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) for adult aged females.

This role offers an immediate start with the ideal candidate being available full-time although part-time may be considered.

The successful candidate will be providing comprehensive personalised assessment and treatment programmes for females with mental illness/complex care needs as well as those with personality disorder within our Medium & Low Secure services. Service users may have histories of offending and/or may have failed in previous placements. The recovery focused model of care is bespoke to the individual needs of each service user. All care pathways are Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) led, with a holistic focus that ensures all aspects of the service users’ health are catered for, including their physical and mental health.

Person Specification

  • Doctorate in Clinical/Counselling or Forensic Psychology (or overseas equivalent)
  • HCPC registration as a practitioner psychologist
  • Experience working with Adults Mental Health

This role involves

  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • Provide specialist psychological assessment and therapy
  • Working autonomously within professional guidelines

Compliance requirements

Pertemps Medical are proud to have been awarded places on all Frameworks for NHS supply, in response to this you will need to supply documentation to start work, some of this includes:

  • DBS check
  • Occupational Health Clearance (proof of immunity to Hep B, Measles and Rubella)
  • Right to work – Passport/Visa
  • Mandatory Training
  • Qualification Certificates

Need help arranging some of these? Not to worry, we have a fast track compliance process which will enable you gain sign off without issue.

In return we can offer you:

  • Fast Track Registration
  • Your choice of payroll - PAYE/PSC/LTD and umbrella
  • Assistance with travel and accommodation
  • Expert advice from our team of specialist recruiters
  • Interview tips from your dedicated advisor
  • £300 Recommend a Friend bonus scheme*
  • Support sourcing placements in line with personal and career goals
  • Specialist Business Development team sourcing a variety of vacancies from Public, Private and Charity organisations


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