Baxter Personnel
Durham, United Kingdom
2d ago

We are actively looking for a Psychologist to join InHealth Pain Management on a permanent basis. 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.
  • Responsibilities

  • 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
  • HCPC registered
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good assessment and clinical reasoning skills
  • Ability to plan care
  • Experience in a similar role
  • Understanding of cognitive behavioural therapy
  • Confident working as part of a team
  • InHealth is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all areas of the community. We offer ahighly competitive salary, topped with a generous flexible benefits package.

    We 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.

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