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WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED PEOPLE LIKE YOU!!
Knowing that you're making a difference to people's lives is rewarding in itself. But our many roles offer much more than that. As well as helping you grow and develop your talent, we want you to feel proud of where you work and what you do.
Oak Vale Gardens is an 18-bed specialist neuro-rehabilitation care home with nursing for men and women with diagnoses that include acquired brain injury and complex neurological conditions.
The two self-sufficient units, Stephenson and Unwin, are designed with the needs of the individual in mind. Oak Vale Gardens is part of the Cheshire Rehabilitation and Merseyside Network.
Oak Vale Gardens is a purpose-built welcoming place which offers accommodation in easily-accessed grounds with car parking facilities, close to local transport links and motorway networks.
Our Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist role involves:
Offering clinical input to and overseeing the specialised neurobehavioural rehabilitation programme whilst working closely with the multi discplinary team
Delivering clinical neuropsychology into the service
Actively engaging and contributing to appropriate local networks
Forming positive relationships with commissioners of services
Ensuring the suitability of referrals made to the service quickly, efficiently and helpfullyl
Contributing to the supervision and specialist training of members of the transdisciplinary team
Establishing and maintaining a research culture within the service
To be successful as Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, you'll need:
Professional Qualifications & Memberships
Recipient of a BPS accredited and HCPC approved Doctorate in Clinical Psychology or equivalent
Registered as a Clinical Psychologist with the HCPC
Chartered Member of the BPS and member of the Division of Neuropsychology
The ideal candidate would have undertaken post doctoral training in clinical neuropsychology and be entered on the BPS Special Register of Clinical Neuropsychologists
Professional Competencies & Experience:
Track record of effectively delivering clinical neuropsychology input to neurobehavioural rehabilitation services for people with ABI with severe challenging behaviour
Acknowledged as having expertise in, and an advocate of, neurobehavioural rehabilitation
Advanced skills to assess, formulate, intervene and evaluate complex cases, requiring the ability to manage multifaceted information, working in conjunction with service users and the transdisciplinary team, and drawing from a range of applicable therapeutic, evidence-based psychological therapies.
For further information, to chat about the post or to arrange an informal visit please contact Fiona Fitch, Clinical Pyschologist on ##### ######or Michelle Montrose, Home Manager on the same number.
We want to invest in you and your future! Find out about our career pathways:
From education to hospitals, care homes and secure facilities, the Priory Group of Companies offers individually tailored, multidisciplinary treatment programmes for those with complex educational needs or requiring acute, long-term and respite mental healthcare.
The integrated strength of each service provides a seamless transition for the individual as they progress between higher and lower dependency care and across services. This unique approach ensures that every individual has the opportunity to achieve the best possible outcomes and quality of life with the Priory Group.
As 85% of our services are publicly funded and delivered in partnership with commissioners, our teams work with commissioning bodies across the country to provide transparent pricing models and evidence-based care programmes.
All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer.