MPA Recruitment has been appointed by the leading provider of mental health and wellbeing services to source a Clinical Psychologist to join their team in Abu Dhabi. The aim of the service is to achieve the best possible outcomes for children and young people with mental health problems, and their families.
You will provide a specialist psychology service including specialist assessment, treatment, planning, implementation and monitoring of outcomes. Contribute to enabling other staff, service users and carers from diverse backgrounds to flourish by working to create a psychologically safe environment. You will work as an autonomous professional within BPS, HCPC and Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD) guidelines and codes of conduct and guided by the policies and procedures of the service, taking responsibility for own work including treatment and discharge decisions with support of clinical supervisor.
You may have to travel to various facilities or related sites such as home visits and schools when appropriate. It is important to respond appropriately and professionally to emotionally distressing situations (e.g. challenging behaviour) and to support others involved in such situations.
The ideal candidate will hold a Bachelors Degree in the field of Psychology and a Postgraduate Doctoral degree (example: Ph.D., Psy.D., Ed.D., D.Clin.Psy) from an approved psychology faculty or an educational faculty, that has been accepted by the HCPC for purposes of professional registration; will have 2 years post qualification experience practising as Clinical Psychologist and be registered with the HCPC as Practitioner Psychologist (UK) or relevant organisation in home country.
You will need the qualifications and experience mentioned above to be licensed with the Health Authority Abu Dhabi.
I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Amy Mallett at MPA Recruitment on +44 (0)28 7136 0070 or send an up to date CV via the link provided to speak further about this opportunity.
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