Assistant Psychologists

Job Title: Assistant Psychologists
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: England
Salary: £19,500
Job Published: February 06, 2020 16:36

Job Description

Working Hours: Full Time (35 hours)

Salary: £19,500


Post 1: Sheffield/Huddersfield

Post 2: York/Newcastle

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 two 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 one or both positions, please send your CV (2 sides maximum and accounting for all time periods since your degree) and a covering letter to  Please state clearly in your covering letter which post(s) you wish to apply for. Shortlisted candidates will be sent a full job description and person specification and asked to complete an application form. Interviews will take place on Wednesday 25th March.


Closing Date: Sunday 1st March

Interview Date: Wednesday 25th March

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

Contact Name: Rachel Schofield, Dr Helen Freake

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