Location Lancashire
Job type Temporary
Salary £11 per hour
Reference 24263
Date posted September 17, 2020
Maxxima’s nursing team is currently recruiting for a Band 4 Psychology Assistant to fill a full time position in Chorley, Lancashire. The ideal candidate will have experience as a Psychology Assistant in a mental health or learning disabilities setting.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Assistant Psychologist with an interest in working in adult learning disabilities services. The role with have a focus on providing support to clients who present with complex/challenging behaviour, their family and paid carers. You will join our dynamic, integrated multi-disciplinary community service. The service provides specialist health and social care services to adults with learning disabilities and complex needs.

The Community Learning Disability Service (CLDS) is organised into multi-disciplinary care programmes providing a broad range of interventions (Transition and Assessment, Mental Health and Behaviour Support, Community Health and Wellbeing). Psychology works across each of the care programmes with a specific focus on mental health and supporting people with complex behaviour, in addition to assessment, training and organisational work.

The pay rate for this Band 4 Psychology Assistant is £11.00 per hour (Umbrella),  and is due to start ASAP
To be considered for this role –
  • An upper second class honours degree or higher in psychology
  • Entitlement to graduate membership of the British Psychological Society
  • Experience of clinical work with clients with learning disabilities
  • Experience of report writing in a health service context
  • Experience of working with individuals who are non-verbal or who have significant communication difficulties

If you are interested in this Band 4 Psychology Assistant role please apply by clicking the apply button. Or if you would like more details about this role, contact the Nursing team today, we always have time to take your call.
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