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Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist

London – The Wellington Hospital
Clinical
Full time
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Job - Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist

Location - The Wellington Hospital, London

Contract Type - Permanent, full time hours 37.5hrs

Salary Range-Competitive (the salary being offered corresponds to a Band 8A NHS salary)

Other Info - Please note we will be able to provide VISA sponsorships for candidates outside the EU and within the EU.


Job Description

To provide a specialist tertiary level Clinical Psychology service to both inpatients and outpatients at the Wellington Hospital Acute Rehabilitation Centre. This includes working with those with acquired neurological injury (e.g., TBI, stroke, spinal cord injury) and will include working with other conditions, in particular with patients suffering from Chronic Pain and Functional Neurological Symptoms.

Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • To provide specialist psychological assessment and treatment as well as neuropsychological assessment, interpretation and treatment, including cognitive rehabilitation to clients in the Acute Rehabilitation Centre and elsewhere in the hospital.

  • The post will require taking into account the highly complex psychological, biological, developmental, interpersonal, social and cultural contexts, as well as the expressed preferences and needs of the client and their family or carers.

  • To work within interdisciplinary teams in providing specialist neuropsychological assessment, diagnosis, rehabilitation, high quality behavioural interventions, comprehensive recommendations, specialist advice, consultation and education for families, as well as health and social service professionals

  • To contribute to the delivery and development of clinical services for individuals with acquired neurological injury, in order to maintain, promote and re-establish independence and psychological wellbeing.

  • To assess patients in Prolonged Disorders of Consciousness, severe cognitive impairment and low awareness or post traumatic amnesia and to advise the rehabilitation team on appropriate management


Skills & Experience

  • HCPC Registration as a Practitioner Psychologist

  • Post-graduate qualification in Clinical Psychology, Neuropsychology or equivalent

  • Essential: would have experience of working within an inpatient neuro-rehabilitation, community or outpatient neuropsychology settings

About The Facility

The Wellington Hospital's Acute Rehabilitation Centre is the largest private centre in the UK. Designed specifically for neurological rehabilitation patients. We treat patients with complex neurological injuries and conditions affecting the brain and nervous system.

We are proud to have been awarded three years’ accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), a globally recognised independent body that evaluates standards in rehabilitation around the world.

If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Dr Antonio Incisa della Rocchetta, Clinical Lead Neuropsychologist on 020-7483-5595.To apply for this role please contact Nina Tran on nhung.tran@hcahealthcare.co.uk or you can also apply directly on our HCA Careers website.

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