Psychologist – addictions & Trauma

Shire Healthcare are working in partnership with a reputable charity recruiting for a Lead Psychologist to work for a Drug and Alcohol service based in North Somerset.

Role snapshot:

This is an exciting opportunity for Psychologists who share a passion with raising awareness around substance misuse and mental health. The candidates appointed will provide high quality recovery care to a diverse service user group.

The post holder will help grow and support the team’s recovery workers’ ability to respond effectively to service users with past trauma. The successful candidate will also hold a specialist clinical caseload of co-existing substance misuse, trauma and additional mental health needs.

Contract type – permanent

Hours – 22.5 hours per week

Salary – £45,000 FTE

Experience required:

Psychologists applying will have HCPC registration as Clinical, Counselling or Forensic Psychologist. Due to this service being at the initial stages of development and expansion, previous experience in working with substance misuse, trauma, CBT and motivational interviewing practice is required.

Why Shire Healthcare?

As an experienced permanent recruiter to services across the nation, we understand the complex nature of Psychological Therapies and can draw on years of experience to ensure you are offered a bespoke service and any offer of employment is representative of your skills and experience.

In addition, you will be working with Lena Antoniou, a healthcare recruitment consultant with 18 years of experience, 12 years of which recruiting solely within Psychological Therapies and therefore offering specialist knowledge and a passion for this industry. Lena can offer support and advice with CV writing, bespoke interview preparation and tips along with sound knowledge of the employer, the role, and their ethos.

If you are interested in this role and wish to find out more then please apply today.

Not for you? Refer those that meet the criteria, and you will receive a referral bonus, as our way of saying thank you.

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