STAFF GRADE PSYCHOLOGIST
(Full– Time; Permanent)
REF NO: CAMHS_BGSPYC_201807-01
Applicants for the position should:
- Hold a Doctorate qualification in Clinical Psychology*.
- Have training and experience in diagnostic assessment and in delivering psychological therapy for children and adolescents and have worked for at least 1 year in a CAMHS or similar setting.
*For overseas qualifications, the candidate must provide evidence of validation of qualification and experience from The Irish Department of Health and Children with their application.
The successful candidate will be an effective team worker with excellent communication skills and competencies in diagnostic and therapy skills, highly motivated, organised, and efficient and committed to providing the highest quality evidenced based mental health care to children, adolescents and carers. Experience of working in CAMHS is essential. Training in assessment of cognitive development and proven ability to make mental health diagnosis for children and adolescents is essential. Training and experience in psychological intervention to support children, young people and carers to overcome challenges and manage their mental health effectively is also essential. Training in specialized treatment such as psychotherapy, DBT, family therapy, compassion based therapy, behavior therapy or attachment based approaches is desirable.
Please submit your CV and Cover Letter with no gaps and with copies of your qualification and current professional registration to HR Department, St John of God Community Mental Health Services, Lucena Clinic, 59 Orwell Road, Rathgar, Dublin 6, or by emailing CMHS.Recruitment@sjog.ie.
Job Description available on request.
Closing Date: 5 pm, Thursday, 26th July 2018
Interview Date: will be confirmed
Applicants may be shortlisted on the information supplied in the Curriculum Vitae.
Saint John of God Community Mental Health Services is an equal opportunities employer.
By applying for this position you are giving Saint John of God Community Mental Health Services consent to have your personal data stored which will be retained for the purpose of this competition only.