Assistant Psychologist

Job Title: Assistant Psychologist
Contract Type: Full-time
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £19,500
Reference: Assistant 2018
Contact Name: Julie P Morewood
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 12, 2018 10:23

Job Description

Title: Assistant Psychologist

Employer: Chrysalis Associates Ltd

Description: Chrysalis Associates are an independent multi-disciplinary therapeutic team who specialise in the assessment and treatment of developmental trauma and attachment difficulties in children. We are currently looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Assistant Psychologists to join our team.

This role involves working alongside our team of clinical psychologists and trauma and attachment therapists to provide detailed assessments of children’s complex needs, alongside monitoring the progress they have made in therapy. It also involves facilitating our children’s group, which is based on principles of attachment, mindfulness and sensory integration. There are many additional opportunities for service-evaluation and research within the team. The post includes supervision from a clinical psychologist.

We are looking for candidates with:

  • A First Class or high 2:1 degree recognised by the BPS,
  • Experience of working with children with emotional and behavioural difficulties, in particular children living in foster or adoptive families or in residential care,
  • A good understanding of Attachment Theory,
  • Experience administering and analysing psychometric measures,
  • Excellent report-writing skills,
  • Good organisation skills, flexibility and autonomy.
  • Current driving licence and access to own car

To apply for the position, please send your CV (2 sides maximum and accounting for all time periods since your degree) and a covering letter to  

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 7th November.

Working Hours: Full Time (35 hours)

Location: Sheffield, with occasional travel to Dunnington (York) and Halifax

Closing Date: Sunday 7th October

Interview Date: Wednesday 7th November

Address details: Chrysalis Associates, 48 Wostenholm Road, Sheffield S7 1LL

Contact Name: Julie Morewood, Dr Helen Freake

Website Address: