Cancer Care West, the West of Ireland cancer charity is based in Galway city where it offers both residential and support services to cancer patients and their families. Our mission is to provide professional support services to cancer patients and their families throughout our region and in this regard, we are recruiting a Senior Psychologist, based in our support centre in Letterkenny. In tandem with this, we also offer a psychological support service at Letterkenny General Hospital.
Cancer Care West, the West of Ireland cancer charity provides residential and support services in the HSE West area. As part of its ongoing expansion of Psycho-Oncology and support services in the West of Ireland, the charity now wishes to recruit a full-time Senior Clinical or Counselling Psychologist to provide a service based in Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.
This is an extensive post which involves developing and providing a psychological support service to patients both in the community as well as at Letterkenny General Hospital.
The Psycho-Oncology service at Letterkenny provides psychological assessment and therapeutic interventions for cancer patients and families in the local area. The primary focus is to support cancer patients and their families through all stages of the illness.
Both assessment and therapeutic skills are required for individual and group work, as well as innovative approaches to service delivery and therapy, on-going professional development and research. The role will also require an ability to work autonomously within professional guidelines and the overall framework of the charity’s policies, procedures and objectives. It will particularly require an ability to participate in the development and expansion of the service.
A postgraduate doctoral qualification in professional psychology with at least three to five years clinical experience is essential. Previous experience of working with cancer patients is desirable.
Please contact Dr. Helen Greally, Director of Psychology at firstname.lastname@example.org for a complete job description and a list of duties and responsibilities.
Applications should be sent by email, in the format of a CV and covering letter to email@example.com
Remuneration commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing date for receipt of completed application forms is Friday, 9 November, 2018
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