Radlett Lodge School
Salary: NAS Band 6, FTE £40,201 pa to £48,500 pa
Part time and job share candidates will be considered
Help transform lives by joining our team.
A breakthrough can seem like the smallest thing, but it can make the world of difference to someone on the autism spectrum. We are looking for a Clinical or Educational Psychologist at Radlett Lodge School. Radlett Lodge School is one of the family of NAS schools. We cater for pupils from 5 – 19 years. You’ll be working with autistic children, adults and their families in a residential and school setting.
We offer day, weekly and termly boarding as well as flexi boarding during the evenings, weekends, or school holidays to our day pupils. The Psychology Service is an essential element of the School’s professional support team which strives to improve the educational, social, environmental and developmental experiences of our children.
We are seeking an experienced Clinical or Educational Psychologist who:
- has a depth of experience and knowledge in autism and Transdisciplinary team based- approaches
- is excited by the opportunity of working collaboratively with other professionals and in partnership with the young people themselves and their families, to provide a fully integrated and therapeutic approach to their education.
We need you to be resilient, supportive and sensitive towards the needs of autistic people. Working in a school and residential service takes bravery, patience and commitment. But working with autistic people gives so much more in return.
We offer a fantastic induction programme, continuing learning and development opportunities, regular one to one supervision, annual appraisals and support. Excellent research opportunities including those provided by the Autism Research Trust. As a Psychologist working in the NAS you will be part of a large group of over 50 psychologists and therapists working across the NAS schools and services as well as in the NAS diagnostic services based in the internationally recognised Lorna Wing Centres. We are committed to supporting our staff in their personal development and professional supervision and CPD opportunities are provided through this network of specialist clinicians.
Along with a host of benefits – from shopping discounts and a competitive pension scheme. Your working hours will be 35 hours per week with 33 days’ annual leave inclusive of bank holidays.
Closing date: 22nd July 2019
Interviews week commencing 30th July 2019
If you have any specific questions about the role, get in touch with Tamsin Adams, Deputy Principal by telephone 01923 854 922or by e-mail Tamsin.Adams@nas.org.uk
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The National Autistic Society is here to transform lives, change attitudes and create a society that works for autistic people.
Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks. We are an equal opportunities employer.