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Practitioner Psychologist- Specialist Older Adults Mental Health

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Chichester
  • 47126.00 to 53219.00 a year pro rata

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified, HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist to join our Specialist Older Adult Mental Health Services (SOAMHS) in the Chichester, Bognor and Midhurst area. You will work alongside a very experienced 8a colleague and a newly qualified Psychologist, within the community Dementia and Older People's Mental Health Service and the Dementia Assessment Service. You should be enthusiastic and committed to working with older people, people living with dementia and their families. You will be responsible for providing psychological and neuropsychological interventions in a service where psychology is highly valued. We would welcome applicants able to provide both direct and indirect psychological work, preferably with experience of team consultation/formulation and working in care homes . You should have a good understanding of the issues experienced by older clients who access secondary care mental health services. We would welcome applicants with well-developed skills in therapeutic approaches to working with older people with mental health difficulties and people living with dementia. You would have knowledge and experience in working with clients in relation to risk and safeguarding concerns. Skills in teaching and training are also desirable.

To protect the health and safety of our staff/workers, patients, and those attending our sites, we encourage our workforce to get fully vaccinated against COVID


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