Psychologists

Louth
Servisource € 40000.0 - 50000.0 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
€ 40000.0 - 50000.0 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Permanent
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
20 Jan 2023
Closes
17 Jul 2023

Job Description

  • Be responsible for the delivery of professional psychology services appropriate to the post in line with best practice.
  • Work within limits of professional competence in line with principles of best practice, professional conduct and clinical governance.
  • Carry a clinical caseload appropriate to the post.
  • Provide psychological assessments for the client group based upon the appropriate use, interpretation and integration of data from a variety of sources including psychological tests, self-report measures, direct and indirect observation and interviews with clients, family members and / or carers.
  • Formulate and implement plans for psychological therapeutic intervention or management based on an appropriate conceptual framework, working in home and clinical settings as appropriate.
  • Exercise autonomous professional responsibility for the assessment, treatment and discharge of clients whose problems are managed using psychologically based care plans.
  • Represent and advocate for the psychological needs of service users.
  • Communicate effectively and work in co-operation with team members and others to ensure integrated service provision.
  • Develop and maintain close liaison with key stakeholders.
  • Contribute a psychological perspective to case planning and multi-agency case working and review and call multi-professional meetings when appropriate.
  • Ensure co-ordinated interdisciplinary and inter-agency service delivery.
  • Be aware of and refer the service user to other services as necessary.
  • Undertake Key Worker role as required.
  • Act as a representative of the psychology service / profession as required.
  • Initiate and participate in needs assessment and health promotion as appropriate.
  • Provide clinical supervision to other Psychology staff members.
  • Provide professional reports as required in accordance with professional standards.
  • Participate in meetings, committees and/or conferences as required.
  • Work in and promote an ethical and professional manner at all times.
  • Promote a culture that values equality, diversity and respect in the workplace.
  • Deputise for the Principal Psychologist as appropriate / required.

 

Research & Evaluation

 

  • Undertake project management including audit and service evaluation with colleagues within the service to help develop service provision.
  • Participate in evaluation of clinical / professional activity and provide such information as required by the Psychology Manager for the purpose of service monitoring, evaluation and improvement.
  • Utilise evidence-based literature and research to support effective practice.
  • Conduct and promote service related research, providing research advice as appropriate.
  • Publish research outcomes in professionally recognised journals and share information on outcomes at professional conferences where appropriate.
  • Represent a professional viewpoint in relation to nationally accepted good practice, promoting a high level of ethical standards and professional conduct.
  • Lead and contribute to developments and innovative practice in psychology in the HSE.

 

Education & Training

 

  • Engage in regular clinical professional supervision and provide professional and clinical supervision of trainee psychologists.
  • Provide supervision to the work of non-psychologists in delivery of psychological interventions as appropriate.
  • Provide supervision as appropriate on running community-based intervention groups for other professions.
  • Provide post-graduate teaching and training and deliver teaching and training to professional postgraduates including Doctoral Psychology trainees.
  • Provide psychological training, advice and consultation to staff from health and other agencies in areas relevant to direct clinical work and to psychology service provision.
  • Provide advice, consultation and training to staff working with the client group across a range of agencies and settings where appropriate.
  • Attend mandatory training programmes.
  • Be informed of advances in professional knowledge and practice and developments in national policies, strategies and legislation and perceived impact on practice.
  • Take responsibility for continuous professional development and ensure compliance with statutory registration requirements.
  • In collaboration with the Principal Psychologist, attend training courses as informed by service requirements and career & personal development planning.
  • Be responsible for the induction of new staff as appropriate.

 

 Quality and Risk, Health and Safety Management

Ref: JO-2212-507630_2

Job Details

Psychologists

Louthd Servisource
Pay
€ 40000.0 - 50000.0 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
20 Jan 2023
Type
Permanent
Closes
17 Jul 2023

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