Senior Psychologist

Location Dublin
Job-type Permanent
Salary €90314 - €106158 per annum
Contact Roisin Sheehan
Email email Roisin
Reference J365647
Date Published about 2 months ago
Role: SENIOR PSYCHOLOGIST
Salary: € 90,314 - 106,158
Location: Dublin
Job Type: Full time Permanent

TTM Healthcare are currently working with a Leading Organisation that provides Residential, Day Services and respite services to people with an Intellectual Disability. We are looking for a Senior Psychologist who are committed to supporting people with disabilities and their families, in a person centred, community based, socially inclusive manner in accordance with their core values and ethos and underpinned by quality, best practice and research.

As a senior psychologist you will join a highly motivated multi-disciplinary team working with adults with moderate and severe/profound intellectual disabilities and psychological support needs. You will also have an opportunity to work in specialist areas such as behaviours of concern, autism and dementia.

Overview of Role:

•To co-ordinate and monitor the caseload in order that clients and families receive optimum benefit from the psychological service.
•Undertake psychological assessments and carry out appropriate therapy for clients and those referred to the service on a residential or day attendance basis.
•Maintaining proper records of services provided, ensuring all client assessments are filed appropriately in a manner compatible with the F.O.I. act.
•Initiate, implement and monitor interventions as appropriate to the professional standards of a psychologist..
•Provide on-going support, information and assistance to employees working with service users.
•Maintaining collaborative working relationships with psychology colleagues and other members of the multi-disciplinary team.
•Provide professional reports as necessary and co-operate in appropriate research projects approved by the Service.
•Maintain detailed statistical or other records relating to psychology.

Requirements:

•A recognised university degree or diploma with first or second class honours in which Psychology was taken as major subject and honours obtained in that subject, and
•A post-graduate professional qualification in psychology, recognized by the Psychological Society of Ireland.
•At least 5 years post-graduate experience as a professional psychologist, no more than three years of which was spent in gaining the post-graduate professional qualification and no less than two years full-time spent in post qualification experience as a professional psychologist, and
•Possess the requisite knowledge and ability (including a high standard of suitability and management ability) for the proper discharge of the duties of the office, and including an interest and experience in working with adults with intellectual disabilities, with or without a diagnosis of autism, who have psychological support needs.
•Applicants with qualifications obtained outside of Ireland must provide a certificate of validation of their qualifications from the Department of Health.

To hear more about the role please call Roisin o 01-5134908 or apply today


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