We are actively looking for a Psychologist to join InHealth Pain Management on a permanent basis. This is a permanent role, working 37.5 hours across Monday to Friday, covering various locations in the Durham area. We offer a highly competitive salary, topped with a generous flexible benefits package. We also have an innovative approach to personal and professional development, helping you to be the best version of you and giving you a real career pathway
IPM Organisation Summary:
InHealth Pain Management provides evidence-based pain management services to the NHS within the community setting. The psychologist role is vital in ensuring that specialist pain management is focused on both patient’s individual needs and the needs of the local pain community. Efficient, effective patient care that is routinely evaluated using patient feedback and clinical outcomes is the essence of the organisation’s business. IPM delivers its services by close multi-disciplinary team working.
Job Title: Psychologist
Reporting To: Regional Contracts Manager
Deliver relevant, effective and sensitive pain management to individuals and groups, as part of the multi-disciplinary team
Assess patients and facilitate them in setting personal goals
Devise, review and participate in delivering plans of care aimed at helping patients achieve their goals
Communicate effectively with the patient’s GP to facilitate a beneficial partnership in patient care
Promote patient education and understanding of pain, rehabilitation and self-management strategies
Evaluate own performance based on professional / clinical standards, relevant studies and organisational criteria
Attend and contribute to regular multi-disciplinary team meetings and mandatory training
Ensure own clinical standards comply with HPC & BABCP regulations
Ensure personal clinical practice complies with CQC Core standards, including infection control, equity and protection of vulnerable people
Plan and deliver relevant training/education to patients, carers and staff
Evaluate outcome of care with MDT, assessing distress/emotional impact of pain, belief and thinking biases, range and level of activity, health care use and work status where relevant
Excellent communication skills
Good assessment and clinical reasoning skills
Ability to plan care
Experience in a similar role
Understanding of cognitive behavioural therapy
Ability to work as part of a team
We know how important it is when you apply for a role – in fact it’s the greatest compliment we can receive as a company. We will try to get back to you as soon as possible but please understand if we take a bit of time, after all we want to make sure that we get the fit for both us and for you.
InHealth is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all areas of the community.
Some of our roles will be subject to DBS criminal record checking in line with legal requirements but don’t worry; we will guide you through this if you are offered a role with us.