Clinical Psychologist

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Kent
Salary: £38,000 - £46,000
Job Published: November 27, 2020 08:53

Job Description

Clinical Psychologist

£38,000 - £46,000

Bromley, Kent

We currently have an opportunity for a Clinical Psychologist to join our clinical team based in Bromley, Kent.  An ideal opportunity for those with experience of working with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder and associated comorbidities now seeking a new challenge and especially interested in developing their leadership skills. You will be playing an integral role within our expanding clinical wellbeing team and have opportunities to work with foster parents and looked after children

About the role

The successful applicant will be based at our Baston House School.  Baston House is a specialist school catering to pupils with an EHCP or a statement of special educational needs.  The school has excellent resources which includes a Pastoral Co-ordinator, Family Liaison Officer and an Inclusion Manager all providing first line support to the clinical team which is also a well-established provision consisting of; Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Therapies Assistants and an Assistant Clinical Psychologist.  A fantastic team with systems and processes in place.  This role is ideal for those looking for a new challenge which offers opportunities to develop additional skills in management / supervision and also offers the scope to be involved with the strategic mapping out of governance across the region.  The Clinical Psychologist reports directly into the Regional Clinical lead, a Consultant Clinical Psychologist who would also Supervise.

In brief the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing a systematic high-quality psychology service within the designated provision(s) to children and young people
  • Working collaboratively with others to promote the wellbeing and best interests of the children and young people and the effectiveness of the service in achieving its aims and objectives, ensuring a high quality service provision in line with best practice guidelines and internal policies and procedures
  • Undertaking all aspects of Clinical Psychology duties adhering to professional and regulatory guidelines
  • Carrying out assessments; designing individualised plans and strategies; implementing evidence-based therapeutic interventions; report writing, attending and facilitating multi-professional reviews  
  • Providing advice, information and training to staff, other members of the Clinical Wellbeing and multi-disciplinary team(s), commissioners and other agencies regarding the impact on children of trauma and adverse life experiences; attachment difficulties; neuro-diversity and educational needs.

Essential criteria:

  • Post-graduate doctoral level in Clinical Psychology
  • Registered with the HCPC
  • Evidence of continuing professional development relevant to the setting
  • Substantial and relevant post-qualification experience with children and young people
  • Full valid UK driving licence and access to a car

In return we offer:

  • Professional supervision
  • A network of clinical colleagues with regular forums for peer reflection & practice development
  • Company Pension Scheme and benefits
  • “Your Wellbeing Matters"- access to a wide range of first-class mental health support services
  • Employee Rewards Hub – access to discounts, offers and cashback with 100s of retailers
  • Continuous professional development & training for a clear career path
  • Opportunity to enrich the lives of others and make a positive difference
  • Be part of a fantastic team who work hard together and support each other

No two days are ever the same

To be considered, apply online today contact Dr David Mushati  on 0208 462 1010 for an informal discussion about this exciting opportunity.

Outcomes First Group are committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults. All successful applicants will be subject to fully Enhanced DBS. We expect all our employees and volunteers to share this commitment and strive to achieve the best possible outcomes for everybody in our care. A full application form must be completed with all employment dates accurate and gaps in employment accounted for.