Psychologist - Prison Service, Dublin

Dublin 7 and West Dublin
Pay
N/A
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Newly qualified
Posted
25 May 2020
Closes
22 Nov 2020

Job Description

Psychologist - Prison Service, Dublin 7 and West Dublin

Psychologist required for locum position split between two Dublin prisons.

The psychologist will work across two services;

Based in West Dublin, the psychologist will involve working with males from 17 years in a closed medium security prison.

Based in North Dublin city, the psychologist will work with an adult prison population mainly serving long term sentences and also focus on working with people convicted of sexual violence including meeting their mental health needs and participating in the Building Better Lives Group Programme for sexual violence. 

In addition, working as part of a multi-disciplinary team including Prison Governors, Prison Officers, Probation Officers, Doctors, Nurses, Psychiatrists, Teachers, Employment, and Resettlement officers, the successful candidate will provide a psychology service to clients who are experiencing a wide range of emotional, mental health and other offence related difficulties.

Interested candidates must:

  • Be eligible for graduate membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) or the British Psychological Society (BPS).
  • And
  • Hold a postgraduate professional qualification in Clinical Psychology recognised by PSI. (Applicants with qualifications obtained outside of Ireland must obtain a statement of equivalence in Clinical Psychology from the Department of Health);
  • or
  • (ii) Hold a postgraduate professional qualification in Counselling Psychology recognised by PSI. (Applicants with qualifications obtained outside of Ireland must obtain a statement of equivalence in Counselling Psychology from the Department of Health);


For a full job description and further information, please contact Brian Murray on Applyor email Apply

 

Ref: JO-1804-406998_9

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