Specialist Neuro Psychologist

Askham Rehab is looking for a full-time clinical psychologist on a band 7 preceptorship post moving to a part time 8a position two years after the commencement of the post dependant on achievement of knowledge/skills and experience. The successful candidate will join the growing multi-disciplinary team, to provide neuropsychological assessments, formulations and interventions in both cognitive rehabilitation and psychological therapy to a broad range of clients with a brain injury. The candidate will have experience in neuropsychological competencies of assessment, formulation and intervention and they will be highly motivated to grow their knowledge and skills under supervision of the Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist. Sponsorship for the training and entry onto Qualification in Neuropsychology is available to the successful candidate. This would be an ideal position for a newly qualified clinical psychologist who wishes to specialise in neuro rehab who as very keen on team working. We currently host trainee clinical psychologists from the University of East Angelia and we have an excellent assistant psychologist within the team. The candidate will work closely with the MDT to provide guidance and treatment plans to our nursing, care and facilities colleagues to ensure that the patient-led rehabilitation goals are met. 

Askham Rehab, part of Askham Village Community, is set in seven acres of beautiful countryside in Cambridgeshire, focusing on neurorehabilitation.  Askham Rehab is driven by a family orientated ethos, to ensure patient-centred care is facilitated with an innovative approach to rehabilitation.  Askham Rehab is made up of three multi-disciplinary focused units, with each unit specialising in an area of neuro rehab, including but not exclusive to: spinal cord injuries, acquired brain injuries, traumatic brain injuries, complex care potentially involving respiratory and tracheostomy care, Guillain-Barre syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neurone Disease. 

The onsite provisions include a main gym, two satellite gyms, a robotic suite, functional training suites, hydrotherapy pool, daily rehab-led activities and other rehabilitation adjuncts such as functional electrical stimulation, Saebo, orthotics, splinting and serial casting being just a highlight.

Askham Rehab prides itself on providing excellent neuro therapy and fully supports staff with further professional development, training and benefit packages, such a contributory pension scheme, annual attendance bonus, loyalty bonus on selected work anniversaries, discounts at all national supermarkets, discounts at over 3000 companies including restaurants, insurance companies, travel agents and many more, cycle to work scheme, salary sacrifice scheme on gym membership and childcare, wellness app to support mental health and wellbeing plus free access to legal, medical and other forms of support.

 

If you wish to meet the team, experience our residents, facilities and outcomes, you will find us on our own YouTube channel.

This role will be line managed by the Clinical Lead, for further information please liaise with Sara Neaves, 07990717625.

Please apply via sara.neaves@askhamvillagecommunity.com.

 

Reports to: Clinical Lead

Hours: Full time

Salary: Dependent on experience

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What Our Clients Say

“Thanks to Askham rehab team, we’ve seen a dramatic improvement. We know she’s now back to us again because she started to become more of her cheeky self again”

Family of Miss J, Brain Injury Patient

“He’s a new man. Thanks to the Askham rehab team, we now have the husband, father and grandfather we knew before he became ill, we know that he still has a little way to go, but we are so amazed at the progress he has made at Askham.”

Family member of Mr G, Herpes Simplex Encephalitis patient

“I’m doing more things – I didn’t bother before and I spent all my time in bed. The equipment there is good too, all the new stuff they have, as well as the arm bike and leg bike that I now use regularly. I’m now spending time out of my room every day which I wasn’t before.”

Mr A, Stroke Patient

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