We have a wonderful opportunity for a clinical psychologist to join our fantastic team across our two homes. Nightingale House in Clapham and Hammerson House in Hampstead Garden Suburb provide residential, nursing, respite, dementia, and end-of-life care under one roof.
We welcome Jewish people (and their spouses) over the age of 60 from every part of the community. Between Nightingale House and Hammerson House, we are able to provide life-enhancing care to more than 300 residents.
At Nightingale Hammerson, we are committed to providing high-quality care to our residents, many of them with complex psychological care needs.
The Clinical Psychologist will be responsible for the assessment of the residents’ psychological needs, and devising appropriate therapeutic plans in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.
The postholder will develop a psychological support service to support our residents, employees, volunteers, and relatives.
The post holder will be expected to work across both Nightingale House and Hammerson House, helping to develop our Education and Research programme that makes us a Care Home Education Centre.
Who are we looking for?
As Clinical Psychologist you will:
- Be HCPC Registered as a practitioner psychologist
- Have experience or an evident and demonstrable interest in neuropsychology and/or behavioral interventions
- Be interested in publishing research as part of clinical activity
- Enjoy high levels of MDT contact and joint-working
You take pride in ensuring your work is always completed to a high standard and can maintain an organised environment. Often managing multiple requests at once, you’ll be comfortable multitasking, able to work on your own initiative unsupervised and where necessary working with other teams to ensure our residents are kept happy in their home.
You will have a cheerful, compassionate, respectful, and caring approach and good communication and interpersonal skills. With an understanding of the needs of older people and the desire to make a positive contribution to the lives of others.
What is in it for you?
- Access to the Apples and Honey Nightingale preschool and daycare on-site at Nightingale House
- Car parking on site
- A friendly, supportive, team working environment
- Highly competitive rates of pay
- Training & development opportunities
- Flexible working patterns
- 25 days (plus bank holidays) annual leave, increasing over time
- Subsidised staff restaurant
- A DBS (at no cost to yourself)
- Free uniform
- Refer a friend bonus scheme
For more information on our benefits, please click here.
Full Time – 37.5 hours a week
£54,000 to £58,000, depending on experience
If you meet the above requirements, we’d love to hear from you!
It’s also very important to us that as well as meeting the job description, you can bring a wealth of experience and qualities that make you ideal for working with the elderly on a daily basis.
In addition to applying for the job, why not drop us a line and get to know more about us - you could be just a phone call away from an exciting new career!
Our positions are subject to Enhanced DBS Disclosures, which will be completed upon successful application. All applications will be handled individually, following our policy and organisational requirements.
This role is eligible for sponsorship under the UK's Points Based Immigration System. If you require sponsorship, please indicate this in your covering letter.
We champion diversity, and we understand the importance of our people representing the communities and residents we serve. You’ll find an inclusive environment where you can be yourself and where everyone is driven by the same purpose – helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives and making a better world.
Vaccination offers the best protection against the virus both for staff and our residents. Currently, we require all our staff to have the double vaccination or be medical exempt. It will only be possible for you to start working once you have provided evidence of your vaccination status or a medical exemption.