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2 Posts - Chartered and/or Registered Psychologist and Forensic Psychologist in Training

Job Title: 2 Posts - Chartered and/or Registered Psychologist and Forensic Psychologist in Training
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Glasgow
Industry:
Salary: £23,894 - £39,411
Job Published: June 20, 2018 16:11

Job Description

Post: Chartered and/or Registered Psychologist (Any discipline)

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week

Salary: £35,715 - £39,411 per annum (Pt 40 to Pt 44) depending on qualifications & experience

Kibble Education and Care Centre has an exciting opportunity for a Chartered & Registered Psychologist (any discipline).

Kibble is Scotland's specialist provider for children and young people at risk, one of Scotland’s oldest charities and today a leading social enterprise. Kibble works with children and young people aged 5 to 25, offering a uniquely integrated array of services, opening up new possibilities for the children and young people to play a purposeful part in society and preparing them for a happy and fulfilled adult life.

You will join the Specialist Intervention Services (SIS) Team. This is a busy, enthusiastic multidisciplinary team with a range of professions including forensic psychology, systemic family practitioners and therapeutic practitioners providing integrative, play, art and counselling services.

You will be involved in assessments, intervention and consultancy for children and young people in Kibble and will work across a range of settings including secure care, open school and foster care. For those individuals working towards Chartered status there will be opportunities to undertake work across all four core roles and the chartership process is actively supported.

You will have lots of energy, initiative, recognise the importance of reflective practice and ultimately will have the best interests of children and young people at the forefront of their practice.

We would encourage you to apply if you are interested and committed to working with children and young people. Your competencies will be viewed as the priority rather than your discipline. As such, applications from all disciplines including clinical, forensic, counselling and educational psychologists are encouraged. Consideration will be given to secondments and there are several other positions available within SIS Services, if unsuccessful for this position.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Provide psychological assessment, intervention and consultancy for children and young people at risk who have experienced adversity and trauma and are residing in both open and secure provision at Kibble
  • To contribute and further develop psychological services within the organisation
  • Act as supervisor for Forensic Psychologists in Training (as appropriate and dependent upon previous experience). 

Main Duties

  • To undertake psychological assessments including formulation to inform and contribute to children and young persons’ care plan
  • To be involved in the implementation and evaluation of appropriate psychological interventions
  • Support colleagues and co-workers involved in delivering programmes and interventions
  • Develop and deliver staff training in relevant psychological areas
  • Analyse local, area and national policy to develop strategies for continuous improvement
  • Contribute to and undertake research projects including service based research and evaluation
  • Work as part of the SIS team but also develop and maintain relationships with a range of stakeholders including residential child care workers and Social Workers
  • Provide and present psychological input to multi-disciplinary meetings and to inform care plans
  • Provide psychological consultancy to range of stakeholders  
  • Compile and maintain accurate records, having due regard for their security and issues of client confidentiality
  • Participate in continuing professional develpment as agreed by the Principal Psychologist and Clinical Director that is in keeping with the goals of a Chartered & Registered Psychologist
  • Participate and contribute to any conferences and seminars that may be arranged by Kibble and to represent the organisation at conferences and other events as appropriate
  • To maintain an awareness of health and safety at work and to operate a safe working environment for self and others

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Chartered status with British Psychological Society and/or Registered as a practitioner psychologist with the Health Care and Professions Council
  • A good understanding of child and adolescent development
  • Previous experience of psychological assessment and delivery of appropriate therapeutic interventions
  • Proven skills in risk assessment and management
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills across a range of media and recognition of importance of building relationships
  • Previous experience of working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Able to prioritise a demanding workload and manage reactivity

Desirable

  • Previous experience of working with children and young people involved in offending behaviour, and knowledge and understanding of the issues facing children and young people at risk and the Children’s Hearing System
  • Previous experience of working with children and young people who are looked after and accommodated including primary school aged children 
  • Knowledge and understanding of how adversity and traumatic experiences can influence children and young people who are looking after and accommodated
  • Experience of supervision of psychologists
  • An awareness of the social, educational and emotional difficulties faced by many of the children and young people referred to Kibble
  • Initiative

 

Post 2: Forensic Psychologist in Training

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week

Salary: £23,894 - £28,064 (Pt 26-31) depending on experience and qualifications

Kibble Education and Care Centre has an exciting opportunity for a Forensic Psychologist in training.

You will join the Specialist Intervention Services (SIS) Team. This is a busy, enthusiastic multidisciplinary team with a range of professions including forensic psychology, systemic family practitioners and therapeutic practitioners providing integrative, play, art and counselling services.

You will be involved in assessments, intervention and consultancy for children and young people in Kibble and will work across a range of settings including secure care, open school and foster care. For those individuals working towards Chartered status there will be opportunities to undertake work across all four core roles and the chartership process is actively supported.

You will have lots of energy, initiative, recognise the importance of reflective practice and ultimately will have the best interests of children and young people at the forefront of their practice.

We would encourage you to apply if you are interested and committed to working with children and young people. Consideration will be given to secondments and there are several other positions available within SIS Services, if unsuccessful for this position.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide psychological assessment, intervention and consultancy for children and young people at risk who have experienced adversity and trauma and are residing in both open and secure provision within Kibble
  • To provide a forensic psychology service on a group or individual basis, under the supervision of a Chartered Forensic Psychologist and the Principal Psychologist
  • To work towards or be willing to work towards Chartered Membership of the Forensic Division of the British Psychological Society.
  • To contribute and further develop psychological services within the organisation

Main Duties:

  • Support colleagues and co-workers involved in delivering interventions 
  • To undertake psychological assessments including formulation to inform and contribute to children and young person's care plan 
  • To be involved in the implementation and evaluation of appropriate psychological interventions
  • Develop and deliver staff training in relevant psychological areas
  • Contribute to and undertake research projects including service based research and evaluation
  • Work as part of the SIS team but also develop and maintain relationships with a range of stakeholders including residential child care workers and Social Workers
  • Provide and present psychological input to multi-disciplinary meetings and to inform care plans
  • Provide psychological consultancy to range of stakeholders
  • Compile and maintain accurate records, having due regard for their security and issues of client confidentiality
  • Participate in continuing professional development as agreed by the Principal Psychologist and Chartered Forensic Psychologist that is in keeping with the goals of a forensic psychologist in training
  • Participate and contribute to any conferences and seminars that may be arranged by Kibble and to represent the organisation at conferences and other events as appropriate
  • To maintain an awareness of health and safety at work and to operate a safe working environment for self and others

Qualifications and Experience

Essential

  • Psychology degree which has GBR. MSc in Forensic Psychology
  • Working towards/willing to work towards Chartership of the Division of Forensic Psychology of the BPS
  • A good understanding of child and adolescent development 
  • Previous experience of psychological assessment and delivery of appropriate therapeutic interventions
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills across a range of media and recognition of importance of building relationships
  • Previous experience of working within a multidisciplinary team
  • Able to prioritise a demanding workload and manage reactivity

Desirable

  • Previous experience of working with young people who are looked after and accommodated including primary school aged children
  • Knowledge and understanding of how adversity and traumatic experiences can influence children and young people who are looked after and accommodated
  • An awareness of the social, educational and emotional difficulties faced by many of the children and young people referred to Kibble

For an application pack for either position, please contact the HR Office on 0141 889 0044 or email recruitment@kibble.org

Closing Dates: Friday 6th July 2018 at 4:00pm