CAMHS Psychologist
Maidenhead - Taplow Manor

Job reference: 000236

Location: Maidenhead - Taplow Manor

Salary: £38,766 to £42,783 per annum

Employment type: Full Time

Department: Allied Health Professionals

Division: Hospital

Hours per week: 37.5

£38,766 to £42,783 per annum - 37.5 hours - Monday to Friday 

We have a wonderful opportunity for a CAMHS Psychologist to join our caring and supportive team at Taplow Manor, our Tier 4 Child and Adolescent Mental Health (CAMHS) hospital in Maidenhead.

Our Severn Ward, is a 15-bed PICU for both male and female patients aged 12-18 for young people detained under the Mental Health Act who are experiencing acute periods of distress which cannot be safely managed in a community CAMHS or GAU setting. The Multidisciplinary Team provides assessment, formulation and intervention until young people can safely step-down to a less restrictive environment and we generally aim for a 6-8 week admission period.

You will part of a friendly and enthusiastic Multidisciplinary Team providing a specialist clinical psychology service supporting young people who are experiencing significant mental health difficulties requiring inpatient admission. We have 60 beds across 4 wards with each having its own dedicated Consultant-led Multi-Disciplinary Team: 2 Psychiatric Intensive Care Wards, 1 General Adolescent Ward and 1 Specialist Eating Disorder Ward.

We understand the need for a positive work, life balance and would be happy to discuss flexible / hybrid working for the right candidate.

As CAMHS Psychologist you will:

  • Be HCPC Registered
  • Hold a Psychology Doctorate
  • Complete assessment and clinical formulation of patient’s problem behaviours and treatment needs
  • Provide evidence based individual and group treatment programmes to address or reduce the negative impact of difficulties
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of individual and group treatment programmes
  • Direct and support others to carryout evidence-based clinical psychology interventions
  • Take personal responsibility for ensuring that appropriate security procedures are adhered to at all times and that risks are continuously assessed and managed
  • Maintain CPD of an HCPC Registered Practitioner Clinical Psychologist and to ensure competence in relation to the administration and scoring to psychological assessments and risk assessments
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships with colleagues, visitors and carers

We can offer you:

  • The chance to work with innovative, passionate teams who value therapy and are committed to achieving the best possible outcomes for those in their care
  • An organisation committed to offering CPD opportunities to its staff and developing them in their roles
  • A rewarding career where you will be valued as a key member of our team
  • Refer a Friend Bonus - you can receive a bonus for introducing a friend to come and work for us
  • Active Rewards – discounts at Supermarkets, High Street and Online Stores, Holiday and Days and much more
  • Receive training and support along with regular supervisions
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Wellbeing support and activities
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity pay
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Pension contribution

AnchorWe're specialists in care and believers in people. 

Active Care Group are a pioneering national provider of complex care services, delivering pathways and better outcomes for people. We have a collaborative and holistic approach to care underpinned by proven clinical and therapeutic expertise. We specialise in supporting young people and adults with complex needs to make positive progress and lead happier, more independent lives. ​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Our vision is a world where people with the most complex needs are surrounded by the collaborative, holistic and expert care they require and the kindness they deserve, to live a brighter future and their best lives.