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Assistant Psychologists

Job Title: Assistant Psychologists
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
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Salary: Band 4 on NHS AfC (dependent on skills/ experience)
Job Published: May 21, 2019 14:04

Job Description

Assistant Psychologists

Salary: Band 4 on NHS AfC (dependent on skills/ experience)

Full/ Part Time positions available

Various start dates depending on provision

Eagle House Group is an independent co-educational day provision for pupils between the ages of 4 and 19, providing education for pupils who have an autistic spectrum disorder and related conditions including Social, emotional and mental health needs. Due to the expansion of our provision, several exciting opportunities have arisen where we are recruiting a team of Assistant Psychologists to join our inhouse Curriculum Access Team (CA Team), across all the sites including our new therapeutic provision in Tadworth, Surrey.

The successful candidates will be highly motivated, enthusiastic graduate psychologists (who are eligible for graduate membership of the BPS). The team will work as a member of curriculum access Team which incorporates Speech and Language therapy, Occupational Therapy, Behavior Support and Creative Arts Therapy. You will use our Eagle House Approach to Autism designed specifically for children and young people on the autistic spectrum who have complex needs. Our approach is based on a combination of best practice, experience, and innovation. The Group is recognised as a center for Excellence for Autism and has been awarded Advanced Autism Accreditation by the UK’s national charity, the National Autistic Society.

As an Assistant Psychologist you will report to the Clinical Psychologist but would work closely with the C.A.Team, parents and other professionals. There are a number of roles available, both class and whole school based and each role will include individual and group work with our children, carrying out assessments, devising and implementing behaviour support plans, monitoring and reporting on progress and participation in an extensive range of in-service training. It is envisaged that the candidates appointed will have the necessary skills, knowledge and experience to demonstrate good practice working with the schools wide and dynamic multi-disciplinary team.

Hours will be 37.5 per week, Monday to Friday 8.15am to 4.15pm, 52 weeks per year (may be negotiable)

If successful, we can offer you:

  • Membership of Pension Scheme
  • Opportunities for CPD
  • Supervision from our Clinical Psychologist
  • Membership of Our private Health Care Plan

Eagle House Group is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of children and young people and expects all of its employees to share this commitment. This post is exempt under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the successful applicant will be subject to an enhanced check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

For an application pack, please contact the Human Resources Department on 0208 770 7788 or by email to Geeta.makwana@eaglehousegroup.co.uk . CVs will not be accepted; only applications submitted on the Eagle House Group application form will be considered, including preference of location to be considered for. For more company information please visit our website: www.eaglehousegroup.co.uk

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