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25 days’ holiday increasing up to 30 days for long service plus bank holidays*A, ‘refer a nurse scheme’ paying £2000 per successful recruit *

Company benefits

To reward the hard work of our fantastic colleagues, we offer an excellent benefits package as per the below:
• Opportunities for continuous professional development (CPD) and training
• Generous Company pension scheme with The People's Pension
• Generous Company sick pay*
• Annual staff bonus (discretionary)
• Interest Free Travel Loan scheme *
• Free life assurance cover (4 x salary)
• On-site restaurant with subsidised staff meals at breakfast, lunch and dinner
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Access to Perkbox Medical,which provides 24-hour access to a private GP service
• An extensive Perkbox staff benefits package, offering a comprehensive range of discounts and access to well-being apps
• Annual birthday gift
• Free eye tests and contribution towards the cost of glasses (if required)
• Long service recognition*
•... Enhanced maternity/paternity pay*
• Long-term disability insurance*

Subject to T&C's

About us

Nightingale Hospital is the only private mental health hospital in Central London, with over 30 years’ experience in delivering specialised, evidence-based treatments in outpatient, day patient and inpatient settings. Our dedicated team of specialists are committed to the diagnosis and treatment of all types of mental health conditions, including eating disorders and addictions. Conveniently located, we are a two-minute walk from Marylebone main line and Underground stations, and within a ten-minute walk of Baker Street and Edgware Road Underground stations.

We are owned by international medical group, Orpea delivering the full spectrum of psychiatric care, high quality care home and rehabilitation services across the globe.

About the role: Clinical/Counselling Psychologist

To provide therapeutic input on a group and individual basis within the General Psychiatry Service Line.

Duties and responsibilities

1. Main Duties

1.1 Provide group and individual therapy to patients, providing a high standard of care and demonstrating best and innovative practice

1.2 Preparation and delivery of psychoeducation groups and process groups, as key facilitator and occasionally as co-facilitator.

1.3 To assist the therapy team on the strategic development of the therapy programme(s) and to implement new therapy modalities and new modes of delivery to meet patients’ needs at any time.

1.4 Play an active role as a part of the multidisciplinary team providing feedback on therapy and assessments to nursing staff and other allied health team members on a daily basis and as required.

1.5 Undertake comprehensive psychological assessments of individuals in order to develop, deliver and recommend interventions as appropriate.

To promote a positive image of the Company values.

1.6 To be a committed and flexible member of the Therapy team, including prompt attendance and minimal absence, and willingness to assist in the daily running of the department when there is sickness and annual leave.

2. Communication

2.1 Regular communication with colleagues to ensure smooth running of the programmes

2.2 Attendance to allocated treatment team ward rounds and provision of feedback about individual therapy and assessment as well as patients’ group programme participation, to multidisciplinary team.

2.3 Sharing of regular programme review meetings including completion and distribution of minutes

2.4 Dealing with any concerns or issues arising regarding the Therapy Service and communication these concerns, issues or alterations to the rest of the team via regular communication meeting.

2.5 Escalate concerns to the Lead Therapist and/or Therapy Services Manager for resolution

2.6 Creating an atmosphere within the therapy department that allows open and honest dialogue for development and improvement by the users as well as the therapy team

3. Quality

3.1 To provide a high standard of documentation as required by regulators, and to keep notes on all sessions in relevant patient’s files.

3.2 To adhere with all administrative procedures including submission and completion of documentation required by the Therapy Services.

3.3 Build and implement evaluation measures for the inpatient group therapy programme(s)

3.4 Willingness to participate in the delivery of presentations to a wide audience on topics related to mental healthcare.

To emphasise the importance of customer care and a positive, helpful and courteous attitude when dealing with users of Nightingale Hospital services.

3.5 Strive to provide high standards of care and demonstrate best and innovative practice

4. Training and Development

4.1 Responsibility for ensuring completion of mandatory training, including e-learning and breakaway training offered by Nightingale Hospital.

4.2 Regular performance reviews and annual appraisal with the Lead Therapist.

4.3 Identification of any skill deficits which will require some training and support

Participate in receiving clinical supervision and individual supervision.

4.3 Commitment to personal and professional development.

5. Health and Safety

5.1 Report any health and safety issues to the Therapy Services Manager that impact on the immediate work environment or patient areas at Nightingale Hospital.

5.2 Be aware of any health and safety policies and procedures relating to the job and use of equipment.

5.3 Knowledge of risk assessment and risk management practice in relation to mental health.

5.4 Be aware of the fire procedure relating to the area and carry the fire alarm key

6. Other

6.1 To recognise the importance of customer care and present a positive, courteous and

helpful attitude when dealing with users of the Hospital’s services.

6.3 To present a professional and efficient image at all times.

6.4 To be responsible for reading, understanding and complying with all relevant policies

and procedures.

6.5 To undertake additional duties, as and when required, as directed by your line manager.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Expected hours: 30 – 37.5 per week

• Bereavement leave
• Canteen
• Company events
• Company pension
• Cycle to work scheme
• Discounted or free food
• Employee discount
• Enhanced maternity leave
• Enhanced paternity leave
• Free flu jabs
• Health & wellbeing programme
• Life insurance
• Private medical insurance
• Referral programme
• Sick pay
• Store discount

• Day shift
• Holidays
• Monday to Friday
• Overtime
• Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:
• Bonus scheme
• Performance bonus
• Yearly bonus

• HCPC (required)

Work authorisation:
• United Kingdom (preferred)

Work Location: In person
London UK


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