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Assistant Psychologist

Employer
Via
Location
Greenwich, London (Greater)
Salary
£29,124 - £32,946 per annum, including London Weighting where appropriate
Closing date
17 Jun 2024

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Discipline
Clinical, Counselling, Forensic
Level
Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time, Permanent

Job Details

Do you want to be part of a passionate community of practitioners delivering trauma-informed care, and committed to making a difference? We’ve got an exciting full-time Assistant Psychologist opportunity at our Greenwich service.

The Role

This well supported post is ideal for someone seeking a career as a psychological professional and who wants to grow diverse skills that contribute to trauma-informed working. We offer:

  • weekly supervision with a registered practitioner psychologist.
  • support to prepare for applying to the clinical psychology doctoral training courses, when you are interested in doing so.

You will also:

  • support and enhance the provision of psychologically informed care of clients within Via’s Greenwich service, particularly with those who are experiencing homelessness, criminality, and those most disaffected.
  • be involved working directly with individuals and groups who are seeking support for substance use, providing flexible delivery of psychological assessment (including reports) and psychological interventions under the supervision of a registered psychologist.
  • be required to assist in clinically related administration, development and implementation of audit/research/service development projects, teaching and other project work.
  • join a multi-disciplinary team made up of psychology, recovery workers, nurses, psychiatry, and peer mentors.

The Service

Via offers community and residential services for substance use, as well as ketamine-assisted psychotherapy. We nurture new ideas, put co-production at the heart of what we do, and provide practitioners with the support to explore and grow. Within this role, you will work directly with individuals and groups, flexibly delivering psychological support that responds to the context of people’s lives and works with the social determinants of health. 

Launched in 2020, Via Greenwich is a fully-integrated substance misuse service, providing clinical and psychosocial interventions, operating from a main treatment hub in Woolwich.

To see the generous range of benefits we offer at Via including 30 days annual leave for all new starters, our health and wellbeing initiatives, financial perks and development opportunities – visit our Benefits Package 

For an informal chat about the role please contact Michelle O’Sullivan, Head of Psychology via Michelle.Osullivan@viaorg.uk

The closing date for applications is Sunday 30 June at midnight.

Interviews are likely to take place on Thursday 11 July.

We only accept applications via http://www.viaorg.uk/work-at-via/career-paths/ using our application form, sorry we don’t accept CVs. For guidance on how to complete the application visit http://www.viaorg.uk/work-at-via/how-to-apply/. Please submit your application as soon as possible as we may close adverts at any time if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Via welcomes enquiries from everyone, and we value diversity in our workplace. Our commitment to promoting diversity and developing a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect is central to our recruitment process.

We’re a Disability Confident Employer and are committed to the employment and career development of disabled people. We offer an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for our jobs, please confirm in the personal statement part of our application form that you are applying under this scheme.

Appointment to all our posts are subject to satisfactory completion of our safeguarding checks including DBS and we follow safer recruiting principles.

Please email people@viaorg.uk if you have any recruitment enquiries or if you require this documentation in an accessible format.

Company

Via provides a range of health and wellbeing services to adults and young people across the UK. 

Company info
Telephone
0207 421 3100
Location
18 Dartmouth Street
London
London
SW1H 9BL
GB

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