Psychologist

Competitive

Wicklow

Permanent

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Job Description

 
TTM Healthcare are seeking a Senior Clinical Psychologist to work in Co. Wicklow.  
 
This is a permanent part time role working 20 hours per week.  
 
All applicants that qualified outside of Ireland must have their qualification validated through CORU. This process can take a number of months.  
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a comprehensive clinical psychology service to adults with   moderate/severe/profound intellectual disabilities in residential, day and community settings.  Candidates must be innovative in their approach and take responsibility for the provision of a high-quality person-centred service in line with organisational standards and be committed to the promotion of social inclusion and community participation.  
 
Responsibilities
  • To provide a comprehensive clinical psychology service to adults with moderate, severe and profound intellectual disabilities in residential, day and community settings
  • To provide consultation and support to client's family and their network
  • Formulate and implement plans for psychological therapeutic intervention
  • Undertake intellectual, behaviour and ability assessments
  • Communicate effectively and work in co-operation with SHS team members and others to ensure integrated, co-ordinated service provision
  • Represent and advocate for psychological needs of residents
 
Essential Requirements: Candidates must hold:
  • A recognised university degree (QQ1 level 8 equivalent) obtained with 1st or 2nd class honours in which Psychology was taken as a major subject and honours obtained in that subject
  • A post-graduate professional psychological qualification in clinical psychology
  • Registration or eligibility for registration with the Psychological Society of Ireland
  • At least five years' satisfactory post-graduate experience in clinical psychology inclusive of any time spent in pursuing a course leading to a postgraduate qualification
  • Previous experience working with people with an intellectual disability and their families
 
Desirable Requirements:
  • Training in multi-element Positive Behaviour Support
  • Experience of working with people across different ranges of ability and in different settings
  • Direct experience of responding to challenging behaviours with positive behaviour support interventions
 
Salary & Benefits:  
  • Successful candidates will be paid as per the Psychologist, Senior Clinical grade of the HSE consolidated pay scales.  
  • 25 days' annual leave 
  • Excellent contributory pension scheme  
  • Comprehensive training and further education support 
  • Career Development 
  • Flexible family working arrangements  
 
 
For more information, please email your most recent CV to louise.byrne@ttmhealthcare.com or call Louise today on 0656869300 ext 117.  

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