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Posted on: 07 Mar 2016

Salary - Our rates our 10% higher than the HSE

€83,000 - €94,000 dependant on experience – the role will require frequent travel to all areas of our business.

Relocation Expenses

Relocation Expenses of up to €5,000 payable in the event of successful candidate relocating to take up this post.

Benefits include:

  • Company Pension with Company contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Flexible working hours
  • Full and Part time posts available
  • Paid Maternity leave
  • Paid Paternity leave
  • Free Parking
  • 25 days’ annual leave rising to 30 days after 5 years
  • 37.5 hour working week
  • Educational Assistance Program
  • Career opportunities available

The Company:

Nua Healthcare specialises in providing Residential care, Community outreach and Day services to adults and children with complex support requirements on both the Intellectual Disability and Mental Health spectrums. We pride ourselves in providing true person-centred care for individuals in their own home or in appropriate community based care facilities.

The Post:

The post holder will be responsible for the provision of psychological services across the business, which includes assessment, diagnosis, devising, monitoring and reviewing treatment programmes. Other duties include facilitating therapy/counselling sessions and behaviour management plans. The post holder will be expected to work as part of a multidisciplinary team and also to support and enable staff to deliver a quality service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide a range of psychological services as required including assessment, review, programme implementation, behaviour management and diagnostics
  • Promote and deliver services within the Company ethos and philosophy
  • Work as a member of the multi-disciplinary team providing an integrated and coordinated service to our service users and contribute to the development of person centred plans
  • Provide advice/support programmes and training for parents and families
  • With the Team, maintain statistical records and input to service reports and other relevant reports as required
  • Participate actively in general development of the service
  • Ensure that professional standards are maintained
  • Monitor and keep up-to-date with developments in Psychology and early intervention, including attending training courses and participating in research and development
  • Contribute towards the on-going development of the service as required
  • Maintain quality standards within the service and participate in quality development
  • Comply with policies and procedures as advised

Essential Criteria:

  • All candidates must meet the registration requirements of the Psychological Society of Ireland
  • 3-5 years post qualification experience
  • Full Clean Driving Licence required for the post

Key Competencies:

  • Excellent Ways of Working
  • Excellent Problem Solving skills
  • Excellent Decision Making
  • Excellent Planning
  • Effective verbal and written communication
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • An understanding of the needs of individuals
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Willingness to learn
  • Reliability and flexible approach to work
  • Excellent organisation

For informal inquiries, please contact Ms. Liz O’Neill, Director of Services on 086 0405 300.