Clinical Psychologist, CAMHS - Abu Dhabi

  • Location:

    Abu Dhabi Emirate

  • Sector:

    Medical & Healthcare

  • Contact:

    Mark Canning

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MPA Recruitment has been appointed by a leading provider of mental health and wellbeing services to source a Clinical Psychologist in Child and Adolescents to join their growing team in Abu Dhabi. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team taking the lead in transforming mental health in the UAE as an outpatient based mental health service.

This is an internationally diverse team of professionals with the aim of delivering high quality assessments, treatment, advice, training and consultation across the range of mental health problems. You will be working collaboratively with multi-disciplinary colleagues, other professionals, families and patients. The service aims to provide a supportive environment using evidence-based approaches and will offer training and development to professionals.

You will provide culturally appropriate psychological interventions with carers or families of referred clients when required; assess and monitor risk and draw up appropriate risk management plans; and act as care co-ordinator or keyworker, when appropriate, taking responsibility for initiating or reviewing of care plans. You will contribute to the effective working of the CAMHS Services and to a psychologically informed framework for the service; contribute to the team’s delivery of accessible and acceptable services to diverse local communities; and liaise with referrers, GPs and other professionals concerned with clients in order to develop and review care plans.

You will have a minimum of 2 years’ post qualification experience in a related field and hold a Master’s or Doctorate level qualification in the field of Psychology. You will be qualified from the UK, will hold an HCPC license and will be DHA / HAAD licensable. It will also be beneficial in you have Arabic language skills.

You will receive a competitive tax-free salary and additional benefits package reflective of your experience.

I am keen to have an initial discussion with anyone who feels this could potentially be of interest. Please contact Mark Canning 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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