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Clinical Psychologist
Ref: DAN03901

  • Location
  • Wast Hills Hospital (Autism Service), Wast Hill House, Wast Hills Lane, Kings Norton, Nr Bromsgrove, B38 9ET
  • Salary
  • 32000 - 37000 PA
  • Hours
  • 32 hours per week
  • We support and care for adults living with a learning disability, who may also have a diagnosis of autism, in specialist supported living, residential services and hospitals. Our aim is to deliver effective and outcome based services within person centred, professional care environments, supporting people to have the most choice and independence possible. We set high standards for ourselves in the delivery of care, and most importantly, we put the people we support at the heart of everything we do.

     

    If you want to make a difference and ensure people can achieve their goals and get the most out of life, then please read on...


    You will ensure the systematic provision of a high quality psychological service to Danshell's Midlands services and work autonomously within professional guidelines while exercising responsibility for the systematic governance of psychological practice within the service/team. 

    A major requirement of the job is to act as a highly specialist resource to the wider professional community and to carry out audit, policy and service development and research activities and/or programs.  To propose and implement policy and service development changes within Danshell as served by the team/service.

     

    Some of the benefits of this role include:

    • 33 days annual leave
    • Fully paid training
    • Paid DBS
    • Free parking
    • Courtesy meals and refreshments whilst on shift
    • Shopping and entertainment discount scheme (over 800 retailers)
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Opportunities to progress and develop
  • Location Information
  • Located in Kings Norton, Birmingham, Wast Hills is an award winning Outstanding CQC rated specialist autism hospital, which provides assessment and treatment for up to 25 men and women with autism, who are also living with learning disabilities and complex needs.

     

    Wast Hills is an impressive period property, set in six acres of gardens and formerly part of the Cadbury estate. The service consists of three autism provisions, which provide different levels of support depending on the individual.

     

    Within Wast Hills there are many good sized living areas and people can choose to use a gender specific lounge or be in mixed company. Other facilities include two on site sensory rooms, a computer room and two activity rooms. In addition there is a life skills kitchen where people are supported to make their own drinks and prepare food. The people we support at Wast Hills also have access to extensive outside space.

     

    Wast Hills has received the Autism Accreditation from the National Autistic Society (NAS)

     

    Click here to read more about Wast Hills

     

    Some of Our Recent Awards at Wast Hills

    • National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 – The Great Autism Practice Award - Wast Hills Team (Finalists)
    • National Learning Disability and Autism Awards 2018 – The Learning Disability Nurse Award – Charge Nurse Warren Cocker (Finalist)
    • RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 – The Learning Disability Nurse Award – Charge Nurse Warren Cocker (Finalist)
    • Laing Buisson Awards 2017 – Rising Star Award – Amy Childs (Former Service Manager, now Midlands Consultant Nurse) (Winner)
    • Nursing Times Awards 2017 – Team of the Year Award – Wast Hills Team (Finalist)

     

    Click here to see more awards we have won at Danshell

  • Closing date
  • 30/06/2018
  • Job Description
  • MDT_Clinical_Psychologist.docx

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