Psychologist – low secure forensic

Shire Healthcare are looking for a Psychologist to work on a low secure unit based in East Derbyshire with an overall CQC rating of Outstanding.

Role snapshot:

As a Psychologist, you will be joining an MDT working with adult service users presenting with mental health and learning difficulties. You will be responsible for providing high quality clincial assessments and support with the delivery of a full ward programme including facilitating groups/individual therapy sessions, risk assessments and management. Therapies will include using CBT and DBT. You will also have the opportunity to work creatively and flexibly to positively develop the service further.

Contract type – Permanent

Hours – 15 – 18.75 hours per week (2 to 2.5 days)

Salary – £45,000 – £50,000 FTE

Experience required:

The service is looking for a HCPC registered Psychologist with experience or an interest in learning disability / mental health forensic services.

Next Steps:

As an experienced 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.

If you’re interested in discussing the role in further detail, please contact Jessica Pyke on 01707 802381 or email

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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