Clinical Psychologist

Job Title: Clinical Psychologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Burnley
Salary: £40,000 (pro-rata) AfC equivalent Band 8a
Job Published: February 27, 2018 11:07

Job Description

At Care 4 Children we constantly strive to find ways to set our children on the pathway to become the best they can be. We insist on the highest quality in everything we do, everything we create, the way we behave, and in the outcomes we deliver.

We put our children at the heart of everything we do.  This is what drives our people.

Clinical Psychologist - £40k (pro-rata) AfC equivalent Band 8a

A unique opportunity for an innovative Clinical Psychologist to support the provision of clinical services to Looked After Children in our Specialist Sexual Trauma Services.

Forming an essential part of our passionate and evolving team, you will be presented with a real opportunity to shape and impact how our clinical provision is delivered. 

You will benefit from working alongside our Clinical Director, a widely published and nationally recognised expert in her field and a very skilled and talented multidisciplinary clinical team offering mentorship, supervision and training for continued professional development within our specialist sector.

Required experience: Psychology: Minimum 2 years post qualification

Required education: Doctorate

Required Registration: BPS/HCPC

Required licence or certification: Full UK Driving License

This post requires an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) certificate.

The post of Clinical Psychologist has been developed to support the delivery of our manualised  clinical programme within our residential provision. Across the company we have 16 residential homes across two service streams – Sexual Trauma and Forensics. This post will be in the Sexual Trauma Service in one of our CSE homes which accommodates 4 young women with education on site.

The successful applicant will be open to new ways of working with difficult to engage young people.  You will be required to establish and maintain positive working relationships with our highly motivated and dynamic therapeutic care and education staff. 

As part of a team you will be required to review risk, and to assist in the therapeutic work for all of the young people in our homes. C4C has developed a clinical programme which attends to cognitive including neurological, attachment and trauma issues. 

To apply for this role please send your CV to We are happy to answer any initial questions you may have about the role; email your queries to or if you would like to chat with us directly please call on 0161 483 1505.